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Elwood House of Heaton Avenue Melbourne
photograph : Peter Bennetts

9 Jul 2018
Tarrawarra Abbey, Yarra Glen, Victoria
Design: Baldasso Cortese Architects
Tarrawarra Abbey in Yarra Glen Victoria
photograph : Peter Clarke

Tarrawarra Abbey
Tarrawarra Abbey is a Cistercian Monastery set on 400 hectares of grazing land at Yarra Glen in Victoria’s beautiful Yarra Valley, 60 kilometres North-East of Melbourne.

4 Jul 2018
Thompson Home
Design: McGann Architects
Thompson Home in Melbourne
photograph : The Space Cowboy Photography

Thompson Home
This contemporary family home provides its owners with large nature light filled living and entertaining areas. A vaulted ceiling along the rear of the home maximises afternoon sunlight into the ground floor Kitchen, Dining and Living areas, while also providing a transition space to exterior entraining areas.

19 Jun 2018
BLP Melbourne is moving up

At a time of exciting growth, BLP is moving its Melbourne studio to the northern edge of the CBD. The top level of the south tower at 485 La Trobe Street is where BLP Melbourne studio will call home.

Here, clients, consultants and team members will enjoy views out over one of Melbourne’s oldest and most culturally significant parks, Flagstaff Gardens, the historic Queen Victoria Market, and the great City of Melbourne.

From Monday 16 July 2018 the new address in Melbourne will be:
Level 20/485 La Trobe Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

The design of the new studio reflects the practice’s values of partnership and creativity, providing a workplace that enables collaboration and supports the synergy of diverse and nimble teamwork.

Website: BLP Melbourne Architects

17 Jun 2018
85 Spring Street
Design: Bates Smart, Architects
85 Spring St Melbourne tower building
photo © Bates Smart

85 Spring Street Building
Design unveiled for a 39-storey stacked concrete tower for developer Golden Age Group on one of the last developable sites on Melbourne’s Spring Street.

7 Jun 2018
Harold Street Residence in Melbourne

6 Jun 2018
Garden Studio
Design: MODO Architecture
Garden Studio in Moonee Ponds Melbourne
photograph : MODO Architecture

Garden Studio in Moonee Ponds
Following closely to the clients’ lifestyle and philosophy to food and productive gardening, Garden Studio is a free standing “extension” that provides to their family needs without compromising their love of gardening. It does so by providing a vertical garden on one of it’s external walls.

5 Jun 2018
Flower Merchant and Events Space
Interior Designer: Studio 103
Flower Merchant and Events Space in Melbourne
photograph : Dan Hocking

St Andrews Beach Brewery Building
At the base of an office tower on a prominent corner of the Melbourne CBD sits the vibrant Melbourne Flower Merchant. This multipurpose retail space has been boldly designed by Studio 103 to transform effortlessly from a vibrant daytime ‘market’ florist into a dramatic, urbane night time events space.

22 May 2018
St Andrews Beach Brewery, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria
Architects: Ewert Leaf
St Andrews Beach Brewery on Mornington Peninsul
photograph : Fi Storey

St Andrews Beach Brewery Building
The brief called for an innovative change of use for this former equine training facility: it has now been transformed into a recreational and culinary destination for locals and tourists alike.

12 May 2018
The Light Box House, Northcote
Design: Finnis Architects with Damon Hills
The Light Box House in Melbourne
photograph : Tom Roe

Northcote Property Renewal
A Californian bungalow renovation located in an area of significant heritage in Northcote, Melbourne. It was important when designing this home not to denote but rather aim to uphold and celebrate the original charm of the dwelling.

11 May 2018
Watershed at the Meat Market, North Melbourne
Architects: Grimshaw
Watershed at the Meat Market in Melbourne
photographs : Michael Kai and Shannon McGrath

Watershed at the Meat Market in Melbourne
Grimshaw has transformed the Meat Market in North Melbourne into a giant installation that literally wraps around the events at the hub for Melbourne Knowledge Week (MKW18), the City of Melbourne’s annual festival which explores the smart and innovative future of Australia’s fastest growing city.

11 May 2018
K2 House, Raleigh St, Windsor
Design: fmd architects
Raleight Street House Melbourne by fmd architects
photograph : Peter Bennetts

New residence in Windsor
K2 House is the second stage upper floor extension to a renovation completed by fmd architects in 2008. The original brief for a young bachelor, was revised to now meet the needs of a young family with pets.

7 May 2018
Tucks Ridge House, Balnarring, Victoria
Design: Adrian Bonomi Architect
Tucks Ridge House in Balnarring
photography : Adrian Bonomi and Ben Hosking

New residence in Balnarring
A modern rural dwelling of modest scope and elegant simplicity, expressing a profound relationship and response to the landscape and the the client’s design brief. Internal spaces strive for serenity and the most direct and intimate connection to place and landscape.

24 Apr 2018
Ormond Station and North Road Level Crossing Removal
Architects: Grimshaw
Ormond Station and North Road Level Crossing Removal in Melbourne
photograph : Michael Kai

Ormond Station Building
The Ormond Station and North Road Level Crossing Removal (OSNRLCR) seeks to provide an integrated urban design solution that encompasses public space, buildings, landscape and the civil engineering scope of a major transport project.

10 Apr 2018
The Geoff Handbury Science and Technology Hub, Domain Street
Architect: Denton Corker Marshall
The Geoff Handbury Science and Technology Hub
photograph : John Gollings

The Geoff Handbury Science and Technology Hub
The new Geoff Handbury Science and Technology Hub at Melbourne Grammar School, is a simple, singular sculptural structure. It produces compelling imagery that alludes to the scientific and technological investigations taking place within.

6 Apr 2018
Eagle Arthurs Seat, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria
Design: McGann Architects
Eagle Arthurs Seat on Mornington Peninsula
photograph : Melanie Smith

Eagle Arthurs Seat
The Eagle Arthurs Seat is a contemporary reinstatement of the iconic Victorian tourist destination. Providing an all-assessable / all-weather gondola ride that soars through the tree canopies to the summit, revealing spectacular panoramic views of the Port Phillip Bay.

4 Apr 2018
Fitzroy Street House
Architects: Design + Diplomacy
Fitzroy Street House in Melbourne
photograph : Dylan Lark

Fitzroy Street House
Renovation and styling of an iconic Fitzroy property for sale. Formerly a church hall, Aboriginal kindergarten and setting for several award-winning productions (Jack Irish, Ricky & Pete and The Tenderhook), this private residence was given a makeover all turned around in 2 weeks.

28 Mar 2018
Masons Retail Interior
Design: Cox Architecture
Masons Retail Interior in Melbourne
photograph : Peter Clarke

Masons Retail Interior Building
Housed in the heritage listed Kornblum & CO. warehouse on Finders Lane in Melbourne, the ground level store nods to the areas’ rag trade history through the use of industrial materials such as dark timber, stone and gunmetal steel.

26 Mar 2018
Avenue Apartments
Design: Elenberg Fraser
Avenue Apartments
photograph : Peter Clarke

Avenue Apartments Building
This is a building of pure phenomena. Like the ripples that spread outwards from skipping stones across a creek, Avenue is a series of pillowy curtain walls that radiate out over the surface. This ripple effect helps the building turn the corner, giving it a picturesque planning outcome; the fluid surface reflects and refracts the sun’s rays.

19 Mar 2018
Parade College Nash Learning Centre, Bundoora
Design: CHT Architects
Parade College Nash Learning Centre in Bundoora
photograph : Rhiannon Slatter

Parade College Nash Learning Centre
Located at the entry to the Parade College campus the learning hub is a symbol of school’s progressive pedagogy and adoption of technological into their teaching practise. The Nash Learning Centre has incorporated diverse, multi-mode learning spaces into its overall planning.

MPavilion 2017 gifted to Monash University

Fairfield House in Melbourne

12 Mar 2018
Summer Beach House, Somers, Victoria
Design: Adrian Bonomi Architect

1 Mar 2018
Toorak Courtyard House
Design: CAM Architecture

14 Feb 2018
MPavilion 2018 Building, Queen Victoria Gardens
The Naomi Milgrom Foundation anounce architect Carme Pinós will be responsible for designing the 2018 MPavilion whose opening is scheduled for October 8, 2018:
MPavilion 2018 by Estudio Carme Pinós

30 Jan 2018 post updated
Swanston Academic Building
Architect: Lyons
Swanston Academic Building Melbourne
photograph : John Gollings

Swanston Academic Building – RMIT University
This contemporary building is an idea about building a vertical campus and drawing the diversity of the city deeply in to the design conception. A vertical ‘stack’ of informal ‘open’ student spaces have been formed, each connected to a central circulation system of escalators and stairs.

29 Jan 2018
South Yarra Apartments
Design: AM Architecture
South Yarra Apartment Building
photo : Dianna Snape

After a detailed site analysis it became clear that this 200 sqm site offered the opportunity to sustain two high amenity apartments.

27 Jan 2018
Sustainable Terrace
Architects: Green Sheep Collective
Sustainable Terrace
photo : Emma Cross

This modern terrace house brings great amenity to a challenging site, creating beautiful indoor spaces with great flexibility of function and connection to the outdoors.

18 Jan 2018
Ruyton Girls’ School – Junior School Campus
Design: Sally Draper Architects
Ruyton Girls' School Building
photography: Trevor Meins

Ruyton Girls’ School Building
The redevelopment of the Junior School campus at Ruyton Girls’ School into a powerful three-level learning hub is the latest in a series of dynamic school projects by Melbourne practice Sally Draper Architects in association with DP Toscano Architects.

11 Nov 2017
380 Lonsdale Tower
Architects: Elenberg Fraser
380 Lonsdale in Melbourne
picture : Binyan Studios

380 Lonsdale Melbourne Building
Decidedly cosmopolitan, 380 Lonsdale Street seems to have everything that Melbourne needs. This new project puts the mixed in mixed-use, taking cues from our client to bring a bit of Singapore-style precinct urban planning and a tropical twist to this prominent site in the CBD.

6 Nov 2017
Ikebana
Design: Elenberg Fraser Architects
Ikebana Building Melbourne
photograph : Peter Clarke

Ikebana in Melbourne Building
Ikebana’s name gives you a hint at the story behind this new residential and retail project in West Melbourne. Yes it’s Japanese-inspired, but without the cliché – you won’t find any Hello Kitty here, although there is a karaoke room.

1 Apr 2017
Geelong Library and Heritage Center, Victoria
Design: ARM Architecture
Geelong Library and Heritage Center
photo courtesy of architects

Geelong Library and Heritage Center Building is a new landmark in the City of Geelong. The project required a visionary design to not only be a useful, meaningful space for the community with a modern layout and design for the 21st century.

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