Melbourne articles

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In Melbourne, shopping for archival fashion makes the digital physical

Melbourne – Dot Comme Collection invited Sibling Architecture to design a space that merged physical retail, digital display and the archive.

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In Melbourne, terrace house King Bill gives back to the community

Melbourne, Australia – A residential renovation by Austin Maynard Architects focused on sharing its garden spaces with the neighbours.

Photo John Gollings
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OMA makes a big statement with one of its smallest projects

MELBOURNE, Australia – OMA designs the MPavilion as well as its cultural programme as part of its ‘bridging’ strategy into the Australian architecture and design landscape.

Mark A-to-Z: G is for Gold
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Mark A-to-Z: G is for Gold

There's a distinct possibility that this shiny, metallic gesture isn't used often enough within architecture, so as a special treat, we bring you five projects that make magpies of us all.

Makris House by Kavellaris Urban Design. Photos Billy Kavellaris
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KUD designs a contemporary house as a 'conversation of dualities'

MELBOURNE – Victoria is geographically the smallest state in Australia; it is also the most densely populated and this is creating a shift in its architectural language.

Chalres House by Austin Maynard Architects. Photos Peter Bennetts
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Light pervades the moody spaces in Austin Maynard Architects' house of contrasts

MELBOURNE – A luscious and dynamic garden brings Charles House to life. The house itself was realised a little over a year ago but it is only now that the landscaping is finalised.

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Sibling Architecture illustrates Australia's multicultural society for a Chinese bistro

MELBOURNE – By placing Shanghainese Art-Deco motifs in a Melbourne context, Sibling Architecture establishes a new form of Sino-Australian aesthetic for Chinese bistro Ricky & …

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Sunglass Hut entices millennials with face-shape matching and selfie spots

MELBOURNE – Campaign’s eyewear store for fashion-savvy millennials includes a ‘bling wall’ selfie backdrop.

 

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Fashion Artists exhibition presents an avant-garde show encapsulating the spirit of Viktor & Rolf

MELBOURNE – The National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia currently hosts the flamboyant creations of international luxury fashion house Viktor & Rolf in an exhibition curated by …

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M Studio distorts suburban utopia with a neon-pink carwash

MELBOURNE – For the 2016 Architecture Commission, M Studio designs a hyper-coloured futuristic carwash installation to facilitate community engagement. 

Yellow walls and neon-pink in the Soho Suite channel the energy of London's vibrant entertainment district.
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Melbourne’s William Angliss Institute prepares budding hoteliers for the real world

Great hotel design is about more than attractive interiors. The designer who’s out to improve communication between guest and hotelier should also pay attention to peripheral concerns, such as user …

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Three creatives join forces as Lab De Stu to dominate the Australian design scene

Based in Melbourne, trio Adam Lynch, Dale Hardiman and André Hnatojko form a cutting-edge collective intended to promote their independent designs through the vehicle of a singular entity.