Open side-bar Menu
Sanjay Gangal
Sanjay Gangal
Sanjay Gangal is the President of IBSystems, the parent company of, MCADCafe, EDACafe.Com, GISCafe.Com, and ShareCG.Com.

Camberwell Junction in Victoria, Australia

January 17th, 2011 by Sanjay Gangal
  • Architect: Wood/Marsh Pty Ltd Architecture
  • Project year: 2011

Designed as a sinuous sculpted structure, the building has been split into podium and apartment elements.  These elements physically describe the different uses within the development and employ changes in height and setbacks to alter the perception of the buildings size from different angles.  In perspective no entire elevation is viewed at once.  The buildings have no front, rear, or side, and present a consistent level of finish when viewed from any direction.

Camberwell Junction

Camberwell Junction

The dominant architectural expression of the podium is the undulating ribbon-like screen.  It acts as a visual link between the Church and Heritage Bank buildings, and creates a tactile back-drop, reasserting the prominence of the former bank building.  The ribbon, coupled with the recessed ground floor glazing, gives the podium a floating quality and provides shelter from wind and rain.


Above podium level, the residential buildings are designed to compliment each other and be differentiated by subtle variations in form, color and detail.  Each apartment volume is distinguished with a different shade of green glass.  Extended mullions are used for screening and altering the façade depth of the different apartment buildings.



Contact Wood/Marsh Pty Ltd Architecture

Tags: ,

Category: Commercial Building

One Response to “Camberwell Junction in Victoria, Australia”

  1. Camberwell Junction in Victoria, Australia by Wood/Marsh @AECCafe.Com

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *



Kenesto: 30 day trial
Bentley: - Countless CAD add-ons, plug-ins and more.

Internet Business Systems © 2018 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
25 North 14th Steet, Suite 710, San Jose, CA 95112
+1 (408) 882-6554 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation GISCafe - Geographical Information Services  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy PolicyAdvertise