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The brief was to create new Living spaces, relocate the kitchen and bathroom and improve access to natural light. The functional requirements of the client were simple. The only particular requirement was to find a place in the design for 3 tapestries that her mother had made.
Project name
Cross-Stitch House
Architecture firm
FMD Architects
Location
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Photography
Peter Bennetts
The Lubetkin Prize winning Southern Cross Station reorganisation and expansion was the first project undertaken by Grimshaw in Australia. It is now a landmark of Melbourne’s Central Business District.
Project name
Southern Cross Station
Architecture firm
Grimshaw
Location
Melbourne, Australia
Photography
Shannon McGrath
Located on a sloping site set amongst the gum trees in Red Hill, the design is a direct response to its surroundings. Working with the natural topography, the house is divided into a series of stepped floor plates around a central courtyard. The tiered floors zone the interior spaces which offer unique views of the surrounding native bushland.
Project name
Red Hill House
Architecture firm
InForm
Location
Red Hill, Melbourne, Australia
Photography
James Geer
An abstract composition of contrasting textural elements, this design responds to a very inspiring client brief for a building that ‘should not look like a house’.
Project name
Brighton East 3
Architecture firm
Pleysier Perkins in collaboration with InForm
Location
Brighton East, Melbourne, Australia
Photography
Timothy Kaye
Tailor-made for modern living, the Sussex house is a bold, contemporary form imbued with a sense of timelessness. A contemporary expression of raw materiality, showcasing bricks, bluestone and porcelain - personifying the mass of a boulder, delicately floating within the shallows of a deep blue body of pool water, the weighted walls are softened by...
Project name
Sussex House
Architecture firm
Mckimm
Location
Brighton, Australia
Photography
Timothy Kaye
This large family residence is composed of two masonry and tiled gable roof structures, a contemporary but contextual response to the more traditional homes in the leafy hillside street.
Project name
Hawthorn by InForm
Architecture firm
Pleysier Perkins in collaboration with InForm
Location
Hawthorn, Melbourne, Australia
Photography
Timothy Kaye
The Ripple House is a series of unfurling spaces defined by subtle shifts in the site and light. Discreetly positioned behind a single-fronted Victorian façade, the addition reinvents the previously disconnected floorplan, creating a highly adaptable family home connected to its garden.
Project name
Ripple House
Architecture firm
FMD Architects
Location
Melbourne, Australia
Photography
Peter Bennetts
Exploring the notion of an urban retreat, the Stepping Stone House was designed by Craig Tan Architects, with collaboration on the interiors with Custom Co. On a narrow site, the house focuses on creating a nurturing family home that heightens social interactions, and a deeper engagement with the natural elements.
Project name
Stepping Stone House
Architecture firm
Craig Tan Architects
Location
Melbourne, Australia
Photography
Jaime Diaz-Berrio