Transforming Joynton Avenue Creative Centre

The former nurses quarters at the South Sydney Hospital site are now an inspiring space where people can express themselves and connect.

Children running on the front lawn of the Joynton Avenue Creative Centre

Project Status: Completed

What we’re doing

Peter Stutchbury Architecture in association with Design 5 – Architects turned the former Esme Cahill nurses quarters into the Joynton Avenue Creative Centre, an inspiring space where people can express themselves and connect.

The centre has won a swag of awards. It won the highest accolade, the Lachlan Macquarie award for heritage, and a national award for public architecture at the 2018 National Architecture Awards.

The project was the first ever recipient of the newly introduced NSW Architecture Medallion at the 2018 NSW Architecture Awards. It also won the Greenway Prize for heritage and awards in the public architecture and sustainable architecture categories.

It was also one of the winners in the local and neighbourhood scale build projects category at the 2018 Australian Urban Design Awards.

Not-for-profit cultural organisation 107 Projects, curates and manages Joynton Avenue Creative Centre, providing affordable work spaces for creative workers, artists and small creative businesses. It provides a program of activities and learning opportunities, and makes spaces available for the community and cultural sector to hire.