Twenty Third Street Distillery

Client

Twenty Third Street Distillery

Description

Revitalising this hundred-year-old site provided ample opportunity for discovery and ingenuity. The vision for the project hinged on the cultural significance of the 1914 distillery built, with no expense spared, by Chateau Tanunda when the Riverland was first flourishing. As a result, the design concept for the Twenty Third Street Distillery rested on three key pillars: history, storytelling and reinvention.

The site is located next to Bookmark Creek, which marks entry into Renmark. Along with undertaking a historically sensitive overhaul of the existing buildings, the challenge was to create a new landmark entry to the town. The project also had to be delivered within a tight budget.

Sustainability was a fundamental consideration and helped keep costs down. Materials and finishes used in the project are either re-purposed from the existing site, salvaged from nearby or have low embodied energy. The early limestone distillery buildings have been returned to their former glory, salvaged Oregon purlins have been used to construct the cellar door joinery and concrete wine storage tanks have been opened up and repurposed for public amenities. The infrastructure of the distillery, which produces premium spirits, has been designed so that the next stage of development of the site easily builds on the first.

The distillery’s still house tower is the first structure that appears through the scrub on approach to Renmark. After years of decline the site is poised once again to be a beacon for visitors and a shining example of what the region has to offer.

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Twenty Third Street Distillery

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St John’s Grammar Junior School Centre for Creativity

South Australia Institute of Sport States Sport Park Masterplan

Mercedes College Masterplan

Prince Alfred College Senior School Masterplan

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Southern Cross Care Headquarters

Carmelite Site Masterplan

Adelaide Parklands Sports Infrastructure Masterplan

Prince Alfred College ANZAC Hall and Piper Pavilion

Auchendarroch House

Gays Arcade

Pulteney Grammar School Playspace

Navigator College Campus

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Private Residence

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Scotch College Boarding House

Errington Special Education Centre

Tenison Woods Catholic School Resource Centre and GLAs

Nairne Primary School and Preschool

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University of Adelaide Campus Access Lift

Prince Alfred College Senior School

Mercedes College

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South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service

Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service

Police and Courts Projects

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Royal Flying Doctor Service Central Operations Headquarters

Beach Energy

Solitaire Audi

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Adelaide Football Club Westpac Training and Entertainment Centre

AAMI Stadium Masterplan

AAMI Stadium

Pulteney Grammar School MacKinnon Building