// arthitectural / Melbourne

FMD Architects
Eastern Residence


The aim of the renovation was to enhance the use of the formal areas and modernise these spaces while retaining the Victorian character. Bathrooms were also renovated to accommodate the changing needs of a family with teenage and adult children. Previously renovated reproduction elements in the house were removed in preference of a new design approach, which highlights the […]


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FMD Architects
Western Residence


The aim of the renovation was to create connections between the major living spaces by overlaying a new layer of elements to the existing fabric. The existing structure was robust, square and simple. Complexity was added by the new layers, all of which intentionally misaligned with the existing structure, like a series of lost puzzle pieces, forcing their way […]


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Jolson
House 20


House 20 presents a series of blades cantilevering over a bronze wall; pushing and pulling. A grassy knoll rises out of the earth below, being drawn up towards the jostling blades, and partially veiling the building’s elevation and under croft from the street’s vantage point. Below this point of arrival and shelter the offset rhythm […]


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HASSELL
George Apartments


For the George to fit in seamlessly with the landscape of Flemington Road, our design team wanted it to reflect the charm of the 100-year old Plane trees lining the boulevard below.  Incorporating a fusion of light and dark – light, airy apartments set within luxurious dark surroundings – its design reflects the silhouette of a Plane tree […]


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Norman Disney & Young
Princes Pier


Princes Pier, adjacent to Station Pier in Port Phillip Bay, is one of Melbourne’s most important cultural assets both as an exemplar of a pre-containerised shipping facility and as a place rich in Australia’s wartime, maritime and multicultural history. Built between 1912 and 1915, it was constructed by the Melbourne Harbour Trust as a second railway […]


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Architects EAT
E589 Residential Development


Situated at 587-589 Elizabeth Street in Melbourne, Australia, E589 is the latest residential development helping to transform the northern part of Elizabeth Street. E589 will burst into the vibrant and energetic 3000 postcode, offering residents a cosmopolitan lifestyle just north of the city’s buzzing epicenter. Architecturally unique, Architects EAT have created a geometric facade to […]


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HASSELL
SMXL


Working in collaboration with Fabio Ongarato Design, SMXL is a dynamic response to a crowded hospitality market. A strong architectural language supported by a vibrant graphic environment signals SMXL as a stand-out from other food outlets. An exposed concrete ceiling, sculptural seating and tables, and the communal arrangement of spaces combine to reflect a fresh […]


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SJB Interiors
Charlie Salon


As the workspace for the professionals that make strive to make customers their most glamorous, it’s no surprise that hairdressing salons have become synonymous with cutting edge interior design. For the style set in Melbourne, Australia the salon design stakes have gone up a notch with the creation of Charlie by Australian design studio SJB […]


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Sharif Abraham Architects
Clifton Hill House


The site spans two streets and has two frontages. An original Art Deco house faced the main street. The client’s brief was to refurbish this house, providing two new bathrooms and to add an open plan living space to its rear. Our objective was to design an addition that was sympathetic to the original house, […]


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McBride Charles Ryan
Penleigh and Essendon Junior Boys School


Penleigh and Essendon Junior Boys School began in an Italianate mansion on windy hill, opposite the Essendon Footy Club. This building is exceptional in a residential area where Federation housing dominates. Slowly the school has accumulated much of the property in the block bounded by Nicholson, Raleigh, Napier & Fletcher Streets. Many of the ‘houses’ […]


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Yongpeng Shen
Art Wall in Southbank


The project aims to minimize the impact between art precincts and  traffics, and integrating them into a new level which gains both benefits from them without ruining  our environment. The art is as the human being expression of thoughts  and emotions to our world. However, the new technology such as  computers, new transportation inventions has […]


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HASSELL
Deba Sushi


Deba is a sushi bar, located at the entry of lively Yarra Lane, South Yarra. Shielded by heavy white cyprus battens, the space is quiet and contemplative. The use of gloss white tiling edged in timber emulates the cleanliness of a Japanese bath house, while the Koi fish mosaic and noren curtains evoke the serenity […]


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HASSELL
Outpost Dining Room


Outpost Dining Room is an unabashed celebration of the food experience driven by the chef and owner’s desire to serve fresh ingredients in a simple way. Designed with a simple aesthetic in mind and leveraging off the neighbouring original Outpost cafe, the restaurant offers authentic, home-style dishes as a communal dining experience. An expressive use […]


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HASSELL
MoPho Noodle Bar


MoPho Noodle was designed to respond to Executive Chef Benjamin Cooper’s pan-Asian culinary style.  Elements of a hawker’s bazaar are evident at Mopho, which features an exposed dry store and an array of shelves, hangers and pendant lights dappled throughout. The dry store lined walls are screened by a collection of custom patterned bamboo panels, […]


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HASSELL
Chasing Kitsune


It’s time to reveal Chasing Kitsune – a pop-up Yatai designed by HASSELL. From 21 until 31 July, HASSELL has Melburnians hunting for Chasing Kitsune at this month’s State of Design Festival. Kitsune, a mythical fox in Japanese culture, possesses people and only reveals its true form in shadow or reflection. The fox is cunning […]


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HASSELL
Ross Street Residence


HASSELL was approached to create the interior of a new house designed by Robert Mills Architects. Having established a design direction a collaborative process was undertaken to review relevant aspects of the architecture, with the goal to create a fully integrated house from the inside out. The owners sought to distinguish their house as an […]


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HASSELL
ANZ Centre


ANZ Centre is one of the most open and permeable banking headquarters in the world. Rarely – if ever before – has a bank invited the public into the heart of its workplace. This ‘urban campus’ is the next generation in design for collaboration and flexibility with most floor space dedicated to shared, interactive activity […]


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Kavellaris Urban Design
Jones House


The subject site is nestled on a corner in the back streets of Brunswick that enjoys a northern orientation which we chose to exploit. This house is a critique and a response to the suburban housing vernacular and the planning laws that influence them. An endeavor to provide an alternative affordable housing to conventional European influenced […]


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Kavellaris Urban Design
Munster


This project is an urban sculpture masquerading as a building, tucked away in the back streets of North Melbourne. It is a fragment of the matrix of converted industrial buildings that are changing the demography and urban character of the city’s fringe. The converted warehouse is comprised of two three-storey dwellings that interlock in plan […]


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Kavellaris Urban Design
Perforated House


This project to us is a platform to establish a critical dialogue within our built environment; to raise questions as much as it is to finding solutions. The project is a critique on our cultural attitudes and how we determine them. A critique on what we consider to be of heritage significance and how to […]


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