Seafarers Residences, 1 Hotels, Melbourne, Australia, brilliant from every angleA collaboration between Riverlee founder, Clement Lee, and architect, Nonda Katsalidis, more than 10 years in the making; seafarers heralds a new era in luxury residential living for Melbourne. Share
Situated on levels 9–18 of its striking, Nonda Katsalidis designed form, the boutique collection of 123 residences of Seafarers offer sweeping views from the Yarra River to Port Phillip Bay. Inspired both by the physical and historical nature of its riverfront setting, the buildings tripartite layering showcases the industrial heritage of Goods Shed No. 5, while amplifying the movement and reflection of the Yarra through the colour and geometries of its façade.
Riverlee and Fender Katsalidis share a passion for urban renewal projects that build on history, not over it. A passion exemplified by our multi-award winning partnership on the Jaques Bros. Foundry in Richmond—an industrial relic transformed into large, inner city residences of the highest quality.
As a statement of luxury waterfront living, the expansive interiors of seafarers stand alone. their connection with the river, and innate understanding of how Melburnians live is unrivalled.
Seafarers’ faceted exterior does more than create a striking urban presence, it yields uniquely large floorplans that award-winning CARR has transformed into magnificent, expansive residences. From the four-bedroom penthouses to one-bedroom residences, each interior is meticulously planned to maximise natural light, external views and connection to the textures and rhythms of its riverfront setting. Every consideration, every innovation reflects a deep understanding of the way Melburnians live, and an uncompromising commitment to quality.