Final touches to the site are made. Urban designer John Stenberg discusses what makes the project a design success. Velvet McGregor moves into her new apartment and gives her impressions and tips for transitioning from a standalone house to an apartment.
In contrast to the predominantly 2 and 3 bed houses in the Millwater area, Blake Greens is a development consisting mainly of 2 bed apartments, designed to be affordable and create an opportunity for young couples and families and older people looking for a compact house to move to the area.
The buildings are designed to accentuate the serpentine shape of the area as the street cascades down the hill and are designed to be low maintenance, catering towards a more modern, relaxed lifestyle.