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Friday
Jun192015

The Water Factory

A 19th century industrial building in Melbourne's North Fitzroy has been converted and refurbished by Andrew Simpson Architects. Now  two side by side houses the spaces are contained with the heritage listed shell and play with the idea of houses within houses with private rooms that can be open plan or contained via sliding walls and windows and a series of skylights in the ceilings that channel light and fresh air into the internal spaces. A modern, flexible family home with connection to its historic past.

P.S. Doesn't every inner city warehouse need a red Mustang?

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Monday
May252015

Lounge

Lounge - to pass time idly and indolently, to rest or recline indolently, to loll, a sofa for reclining, a place for sitting, waiting. Want to come join me for a coffee and a long gossip in the Guest Lounge at London's  Artist Residence?

Tuesday
May052015

Heart Attack and Vine Cafe

Some might call it retro revival. Others would say it was paying respect, paying your dues. Heart Attack and Vine Cafe is a newcomer on the Lygon St strip, a Johnny-come-lately to this iconic row of Italian eateries and nightspots in Melbourne's inner city Carlton. Pizza and red wine, espresso and dolce, men who have been mentioned in criminal enquiries and nonne with saintly demeanours. This cafe by day and bar by night with design by Nicky Adams fits in seamlessly and stylishly.

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Friday
May012015

Breeze Block

This redesign of a post-war brick house by Sydney-based Architect Prineas has created an open plan contemporary living space while still retaining the charm of the original. The hero of the place? The breeze blocks. A striking and stylish retro pattern repeat. Love!

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Tuesday
Feb242015

Brick house

Melbourne-based design practice mckimm create contemporary, stylish spaces from design to construction. This U-shaped home wraps itself around an outdoor kitchen, firepit and pool. A modern industrial vibe is warmed by walls of exposed brick while the use of concrete unites its open spaces.

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