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Studio Goss exposes concrete shell of converted Melbourne apartment

November 23, 2021 Natasha Levy 0
White Togo sofa and armchair in living room of Roseneath Street apartment by Studio Goss

Hidden off-form concrete walls have come to the fore in this minimalist Melbourne apartment conversion, with interiors designed by local firm Studio Goss. Located in the city’s Clifton Hill suburb, Roseneath Street apartment is set on the ground level of a 1970s commercial building that has recently been adapted for residential use. As the client

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Akin Atelier designs Camilla and Marc store in Melbourne as “homage to the sense of touch”

November 17, 2021 Natasha Levy 0
Plaster interiors of Camilla and Marc store in Melbourne by Akin Atelier

Plaster, travertine and pearly onyx are some of the materials that design studio Akin Atelier has used to form the tactile interiors of this womenswear store in Melbourne, Australia. Camilla and Marc takes over the ground floor of a 19th-century terrace in Armadale, an affluent suburb of Melbourne that’s home to a number of luxurious

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Wowowa uses colourful accents to update 60s home in Melbourne

October 31, 2021 Jon Astbury 0
The roof of the home is scalloped

A scalloped metal roof and brightly coloured accents feature in a renovation and extension of a 1960s home in Melbourne by local architecture studio Wowowa, which has been shortlisted in the residential rebirth category of Dezeen Awards 2021. Designed to express the client’s own personal aesthetic the renovation, called Pony, adds four new bedrooms and

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Jackson Clements Burrows designs mass-timber student accommodation in Melbourne

October 17, 2021 Jon Astbury 0
The facade has a multicoloured look

Australian studio Jackson Clements Burrows has completed a mass-timber student accommodation scheme at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Victoria, which has been shortlisted in the housing category of Dezeen Awards 2021. Two sweeping arcs providing accommodation for 642 students hug a central courtyard on the 18,000-square-metre site, which is the first to complete in a

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Matt Gibson transforms Melbourne home with courtyards and glazed bridge

October 7, 2021 Jon Astbury 0
Brick surrounds the exterior of the building

Australian practice Matt Gibson Architecture + Design has restored and extended a historic home in the suburbs of Melbourne, which has been shortlisted in the residential rebirth category of Dezeen Awards 2021. Located in the South Fitzroy Heritage Precinct, the home’s historic Victorian frontage was retained, while its rear has been completely transformed. The local

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Deakin Law School by Woods Bagot features zinc cladding and fluted concrete towers

October 4, 2021 James Parkes 0

Architecture practice Woods Bagot has completed a university building for Deakin Law School in Melbourne comprising a zinc-clad volume and a fluted concrete tower. The Deakin Law School is a new campus building for Deakin University, which has campuses in Geelong, Melbourne and Warrnambool. The building is comprises a trio of stacked zinc-clad volumes, used

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Foomann adds health and fitness spaces to Melbourne home

October 4, 2021 Amy Frearson 0
Exterior of Broadway project by Foomann

By removing an old garage, architecture studio Foomann has made room for a gym, a swimming pool and a campervan in the garden of a home in suburban Melbourne. The project, called Broadway, creates a new two-storey building in the garden of the Edwardian property, which is located in Elwood. The clients, a couple with two young

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Steam-bent timber tunnels through Melbourne showroom by Woods Bagot

October 4, 2021 Ali Morris 0
Sculptform Showroom by Woods Bagot

Architecture studio Woods Bagot has used sculptural timber battens to create pathways through this immersive showroom space in Melbourne, designed for local cladding manufacturer Sculptform. The mixed-use space is located at the ground level of a tower in central Melbourne, where it serves as a “billboard to the street” and shows off the brand’s manufacturing

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Austin Maynard Architects completes Terracotta House in Melbourne

July 7, 2021 Alyn Griffiths 0
The home has two volumes which are adjoined

Terracotta tiles and reclaimed bricks clad the walls and roofs of this house in an inner suburb of Melbourne, which Austin Maynard Architects designed for a keen gardener. The owner of Terracotta House approached Austin Maynard Architects to help her create independent homes on a shared lot for herself and her son’s family. Located in

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Studio Four opens up “dark and compartmentalised” 1970s residence in Melbourne

June 27, 2021 Ali Morris 0
Cunningham Street residence by Studio Four

A series of portal openings improve connections between rooms and bring extra light into this 1970s residence in Melbourne renovated by Australian practice Studio Four. Studio Four aimed to renovate the home, which was designed by Australian architect Wayne Gillespie in 1972, to improve the internal plan and bring it up to date for contemporary living. “While

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