The site which houses the transitional accommodation facility is located in Pickwick Road, Salt River.
Home to an orphanage and a workshop; an edifice that defines the project footprint. The area is a narrative of a proliferation of the ‘light-industrial/warehouse’ typology and has an identity rooted in cultural significance whilst also adapting to its burgeoning urban fringe, experiencing high volumes of multi-use developments and innovative reuse of buildings, extending and redefining the urban landscape.
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Pickwick transitional housing
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