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Boutique Apartment Building in Melbourne, Australia designed by DROO PROJECTS

Friday, May 13th, 2016

Article source: DROO PROJECTS 

DROO Projects is a Paris/London based studio specializing in high end residential design. This boutique apartment building tucked in behind a narrow listed Shop House building, in Melbourne’s inner suburb of Hawthorn. The long narrow Shop house building typology allowed for the existing building to be extended to create a two compact mini towers to the rear separated by a generous courtyard internally, providing light and outdoor living spaces for the individual apartments. The building is characterized by its large glazed windows, and the strong faceted gold fins, which provide sun-shading and privacy between flats.

Image Courtesy © Willem Dirk Du Toit

Image Courtesy © Willem Dirk Du Toit

  • Architects: DROO PROJECTS
  • Project: Boutique Apartment Building
  • Location: Melbourne, Australia
  • Photography: Willem Dirk Du Toit
  • Software used: Autocad and Rhino
  • Main Contractor: Project Build Construction Pty Ltd.
  • Site Management Architect: Mihaly Slocombe
  • Completed: December 2015

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Dowel House in Melbourne, Australia by Fmd architects

Friday, March 18th, 2016

Article source: Fmd architects

The brief was to create refurbish the existing single fronted terrace internally. The layout remained as is, with the central study to flexible to as 3rd bedroom or study. A clerestory skylight was to remain but be furbished to become a point of focus over the dining area.

Image Courtesy © Peter Bennetts

Image Courtesy © Peter Bennetts

  • Architects: Fmd architects
  • Project: Dowel House
  • Location: Melbourne, Australia
  • Photography: Peter Bennetts
  • Landscape Architect: Eckersley Garden Architecture
  • Project Team: Fiona Dunin, Andrew Carija, Alice Edmonds, Caroline Tan
  • Builder: Rod Stallworthy
  • Structural Engineer: N/A
  • Project Completion: 2015

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Ocean Residence in Melbourne, Australia by Fmd architects

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

Article source: Fmd architects

The residence is a weekend beach house for a semi retired couple with a large family and extensive corporate guests. The house was designed to entertain large amounts of guests for parties and extended stays. The house comprises and main wing as well as multiple guest wings containing bedrooms with ensuites, kitchens, living and entertainment spaces. The spaces needed to be flexible to cater for 2 people to 50 people at any one time.

FMD architects inherited the concept deign prepared by Tony Hobba Architects and was enegaged to develop the interior for the project.

Image Courtesy © Fraser Marsden

Image Courtesy © Fraser Marsden

  • Architects: Fmd architects
  • Project: Ocean Residence
  • Location: Melbourne, Australia
  • Photography: Fraser Marsden
  • Project Team: Fiona Dunin, Andrew Carija, Rob Kolak, Alex Peck, Owen Castley, Katherine Peaseley
  • Structural Engineer: Alsop Engineering P/L
  • Builder: Jumbunna P/L
  • Concept Architect: Tony Hobba Architects
  • Project Completion: January 2015

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Water Factory in Melbourne, Australia by Andrew Simpson Architects

Friday, March 11th, 2016

Article source: Andrew Simpson Architects

This project engages with issues of extended family dwelling, spatial flexibility, and adaptive reuse.

The Water Factory involves the refurbishment and residential conversion of a late 19th century industrial warehouse building of individual heritage significance. Located in North Fitzroy the building previously contained businesses such as a jam factory, aerated water factory, advertising agency and engineering consultancy.

Image Courtesy © Shannon McGrath

Image Courtesy © Shannon McGrath

  • Architects: Andrew Simpson Architects
  • Project: Water Factory
  • Location: North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Australia 
  • Photography: Shannon McGrath
  • Project Team: Andrew Simpson (Principle), Emma Parkinson
  • Builder: Overend Constructions
  • Area: 440m2
  • Completed: 2014

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Kelvin House in Melbourne, Australia by fmd architects

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Article source: fmd architects

The brief was to create refurbish the existing single fronted terrace internally and construct a new deck which maximises access to the north light while providing shade from the western sun.

Image Courtesy © Peter Bennetts

Image Courtesy © Peter Bennetts

  • Architects: fmd architects
  • Project: Kelvin House
  • Location: Melbourne, Australia 
  • Photography: Peter Bennetts
  • Project Team: Fiona Dunin, Andrew Carija, Alice Edmonds, Caroline Tan, Alan Chan
  • Builder: Latrobe Building Service P/L
  • Structural Engineer: Perrett Simpson P/L
  • Project Completion: 2015

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MILLS, THE TOY MANAGEMENT HOUSE in Melbourne, Australia by Austin Maynard Architects

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Article source: Austin Maynard Architects

In a nutshell

She’s a senior executive and now a new mum. For her and her newborn baby she wanted a light-filled home that could hide the mess. We gave her a floor that was a giant toy-box.

The what

Mills is an extension to a one level weatherboard terrace in Melbourne. The original facade and front 2 rooms of the terrace remain. One of those rooms has been altered to incorporate a study and a bathroom. A large lightwell separates the original structure from the new extension. The extension has two bedrooms and a bathroom above an open kitchen, living, dining space.

Mills is a complex home, full of ideas, however there are 2 core elements.

  1. The floor is a giant toy box.
  2. The rear facade filters and softens the strong sunlight that had previously dominated the backyard.
Image Courtesy © Peter Bennetts Studio

Image Courtesy © Peter Bennetts Studio

  • Architects: Austin Maynard Architects
  • Project:  MILLS, THE TOY MANAGEMENT HOUSE
  • Location: Melbourne,  Australia
  • Photography: Peter Bennetts Studio
  • Software used: Vectorworks, Sketchup, Photoshop, Indesign
  • Builder:  Grand Plan Properties
  • Engineer:  Hive Engineering
  • Site  Area: 202m2
  • Floor area: 154m2
  • Completion date: September 2015

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Melbourne School of Design in Australia by NADAAA Inc.

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

Article source: NADAAA Inc.

Following an international design competition JWA and NADAAA were appointed as architects to design the new Melbourne School of Design building for the University of Melbourne. The University embraced the unusual creative relationship proposed between the two practices as collaborative design partners across all aspects of the project.

Image Courtesy © Jonathan Hillyer

Image Courtesy © Jonathan Hillyer

  • Architects: NADAAA Inc.
  • Project: Melbourne School of Design
  • Location: Melbourne, VIC, Australia
  • Photography: Jonathan Hillyer
  • John Wardle Architects and NADAAA in Collaboration:
    • Collaborating Architect:John Wardle Architects
    • Principals in Charge: John Wardle& Stefan Mee
    • Design Coordinator: Stefan Mee
    • Senior Associate: Meaghan Dwyer
    • Project Manager: Stephen Georgalas
    • Project Team: Bill Krotiris, Andy Wong, Jasmin Williamson, Adam Kolsrud, Alex Peck, Barry Hayes, Jeff Arnold, Amanda Moore, James Loder, Sharon Crabb, Yohan Abhayaratne, Rebecca Wilkie, Ben Sheridan, Giorgio Marfella, Kirrilly Wilson, Elisabetta Zanella, Adrian Bonaventura, Genevieve Griffiths, Michael Barraclough, Matthew Browne, Maria Bauer, Anja Grant
  • Collaborating Architect: NADAAA Inc.
    • Principal in Charge: Nader Tehrani
    • Project Manager: John Chow
    • Design Coordinator: Arthur Chang
    • Project Team: Katie Faulkner, AIA;Daniel Gallagher, AIA;James Juricevich, Parke MacDowell, Marta Guerra Pastrián, Tim Wong, Ryan Murphy, Rich Lee, Kevin Lee, Ellee Lee, Amin Tadj
  • Client: University of Melbourne
  • Size: 15,772 square meters (169,768 square feet)
  • Height: 28.63m = ~94’  /  6 stories
  • Site area: 6820 sqm= 1.68acres
  • Year of completion: 2014

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Cumquat Tree House in Melbourne, Australia by Christopher Megowan Design

Thursday, December 24th, 2015

Article source: Christopher Megowan Design

In this renovation to an Art Deco home in the leafy Melbourne suburb of Caulfield, the interiors of the existing house were reordered to create a new central spine which culminates by framing a view of an existing and prolific cumquat tree at the rear of the property.

Image Courtesy © Christopher Megowan Design

Image Courtesy © Christopher Megowan Design

  • Architects: Christopher Megowan Design
  • Project: Cumquat Tree House
  • Location: Melbourne, Australia
  • Clients: Yaniv and Anna Shimony
  • Structural Engineer: Jim Mitrevski
  • Area: 240 square metres
  • Year: 2015

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ARI APARTMENTS in Melbourne, Australia by Ola Studio

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

Article source: Ola Studio

Ari is a commercial development comprising of nine apartments and a ground floor retail tenancy. The building is  located in Hawthorn East in Melbourne, just east of Auburn Village in the heart of the historical brick-making area, and only a stone’s throw away from the original brickworks site itself.

Image Courtesy © Paul Carland

Image Courtesy © Paul Carland

  • Architects: Ola Studio
  • Project: ARI APARTMENTS
  • Location: Melbourne, Australia
  • Photography: Paul Carland
  • Software used: Autocad, Sketchup
  • Construction Company: Method Constructions
  • Site Area: 454m2
  • Built Area: 1219m2
  • Completed: March 2015

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Bass Street Residence in Melbourne, Australia by B.E Architecture

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

Article source: B.E Architecture

A stacked rectilinear form, Bass Street Residence uses a series of subtly angled walls in opposing directions so the building composition creates a slight sense of tension between the property’s two key outlooks.

Image Courtesy © B.E Architecture

Image Courtesy © B.E Architecture

  • Architects: B.E Architecture
  • Project: Bass Street Residence
  • Location: Melbourne, Australia
  • Software used: Revit and CAD

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