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ldfield Knott Architects devised a plan
that would take the Hyde Park Hotel
to the next level.
Thanks to the use of LED lighting
on the Bulwer Street extension, a strong entrance
element acts as a visual identifier for vehicles
travelling along the street. The combination of an
anodised water-jet cut design on the gates also
creates a sense of unity between the street and the
The use of existing bricks, steel columns and
beams, together with insert flashes, provide a
sleek, modern, industrial chic aesthetic.
Effectively made up of two areas, the Front Bar
offers patrons the entertainment, sports and public
bar space, serviced by pool tables, a stage and a
20m-long bar counter.
The Rear Lounge Bistro & Courtyard is
where the casual dining and drinking patron
is accommodated. Here, guests are treated to a
contemporary urban jungle feel with the use of
HYDE PARK HOTEL
ARCHITECT | Architects Frank Iemma & Owen
Potgieter. Interior designer Jenlin Chia (both from
Oldfield Knott Architects).
BUILDER | Northerly Group.
BRIEF | To design a raw yet more refined version
of the original premise, all within a limited budget
and tight schedule.
FEATURES | Timber tile, proportioned like wood
planks, covers the floor around the bar and throughout
the restaurant bar, plus digital printed wallpaper, graffiti
design on feature wall and a 3-dimensional wall tile.
LOCATION | 331 Bulwer Street, North Perth.
Hyde Park Hotel | Oldfield Knott Architects HOSPITALITY
The 20m-long bar is a standout
feature of the design.
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