Architect's Vision

Wilson Architects’ masterplan for Adderton: house & heart of mercy is based on a vision for a welcoming and vibrant arts and ideas precinct.

At the heart of the project is the principles of equitable access and engagement. A key aspect of the Adderton: house & heart of mercy rejuvenation is creating a new social space. The courtyard at the centre of the convent precinct will be transformed into a garden for quiet reflection or social gatherings. Bleacher seating will connect the sunken courtyard with the building’s verandahs to assist visitors as they move between the exhibition and activity spaces.

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Our Stories

Read about the objects, values and culture of Adderton: house & heart of mercy and learn more about the achievements, emotions and personalities of the people who made its history.

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