International House Sydney

Barangaroo, Sydney

International House Sydney, a seven storey commercial building in Barangaroo designed by Tzannes for Lendlease, is a world leader in innovation and sustainability. The timber structure building was the first modern commercial engineered timber building of its size and type in Australia at the time of completion.

The building makes extensive use of structural engineered timber and recycled hardwood timber. We have turned the structural limitations imposed by the use of timber to advantage and celebrated them, forming a unique colonnade form evocative of a forest of trees which gives the building its distinctive character.

The result is a poetic and dynamic celebration of the building’s structural resolution, forming the street edge and undercover pedestrian network.

Watch the video that reveals how the building explores a new form of beauty, one of unique and integral character, with outstanding green credentials.

 

  • World Architecture Network - Commercial Project under 50,000sqm (Silver) Award 2019
  • World Architecture Network - Wood in Architecture (Silver) Award 2019
  • Property Council of Australia - Australian Development of the Year Award 2019
  • Property Council of Australia - Best Office Development in Australia Award 2019
  • Property Council of Australia - Rider Levett Bucknall NSW Development of the Year 2019
  • World Architecture Festival - Best Use of Certified Timber Award 2018
  • AIA National Award for Commercial Architecture 2018
  • AIA (NSW) Milo Dunphy Award for Sustainable Architecture 2018
  • AIA (NSW) Sir Arthur G.Stephenson Award for Commercial Architecture 2018
  • UDIA NSW Award for Excellence in Commercial Development 2018
  • Urban Taskforce Development Excellence Award 2018
  • Master Builders Association – Outstanding Construction Award 2018
  • Master Builders Association – Commercial Building up to $50M Award 2018
  • Master Builders Association – Innovation Award 2018
  • Master Builders Association – Excellence in Energy Efficiency Award 2018
  • Master Builders Association – Best Use of Timber Award 2018
  • Chicago Athenaeum and the European Centre for Architecture and Design - International Architecture Award 2017
  • Australian Timber Design Award – Excellence in Timber Design 2017
  • Australian Timber Design Award - Excellence Award for Public or Commercial Building 2017
  • Australian Timber Design Award - Excellence Award for Sustainability 2017
  • Australian Timber Design Award - Peoples’ Choice 2017