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We are happy to see Timber-Lantern House featured on CO-architecture’s newsletter site SITE, where Sheridan O’Leary has written a brilliant article giving you an insight both into process, insight into the smart-home features, but most of of all an experiential…….

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HERE + NOW (+ WHEN) Studio 24 @ MDS We are excited for the opening of MSDX tonight, and for our Studio 24 to showcase their work from this unusual socially-isolated past semester! The studio is a phenomenological, urban-realm and indigenous engagement approach to contemporary dwelling design, with group-based site masterplans and individual dual-occupancy “live +..

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The materials palette includes natural finishes such as marble, timber and leather for their inherent texture and charm, and are teamed with ‘finished’ materials for colour, says Rob. “These natural materials create a dialogue between a remarkable collect  of artworks and the house itself, through to the courtyard beyond”.

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Blue Ivy Kitchen is this week featured in a HOUZZ article giving advise on embarking on a kitchen design project – with particular emphasis on engaging a professional early. This can both assist with the fundamental structural layouts, zoning and functionality, as well as the big-picture “design inspiration” that is unique for each client.

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Considered contemporary design sits comfortably within the heritage fabric of this office fit- out. Timber, plywood and planting provide texture and life. Heritage colours are reflected in the new intervention and the playful boardroom pod is located to create a range of open plan work zones, intimate break out areas and collaboration spaces.

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living urban studio at the MSD. This semester we are teaching again – a group of 16 students in the Masters of Architecture at the Melbourne School of Design, University of Melbourne.  Previously in 2012-2013 we taught an urban school studio, located in Fishermens Bend and located on a site that later became the award-winning..

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We greatly enjoyed our recent interview with The Local Project’s Rose Onans – an opportunity to crystallise our thinking on our personal design approach and broader issues of architecture and urbanism. Read it here!;    

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We are hiring! We are looking for a talented graduate to join our team. Design abilities,  presentation skills and critical thinking are essential. We talk about architecture in the office, so are looking for a graduate who has an opinion to contribute! We are also looking for a self-motivated individual ready to work on a..

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Room of the Week: Deep Blue and Veined Marble Forge a Wow Kitchen Our first 'Room of the Week' profile on Houzz! Click here to read Vanessa Walker's Q&A article on Blue Ivy Kitchen. It was great fun to be involved in a Houzz Room of The Week interview, and it has given us a.. Read more
Following a very successful 40th Anniversary fundraising drive, work is in full swing on our Polyglot fitout! We have been welcomed into the Polyglot family over the last year - assisting with a fit-out for them at the Abbotsford Convent - and have witnessed first-hand the joy, excitement and creativity Polyglot brings to school kids of.. Read more
Its TIDA Australia Awards time - and our Blue Ivy House kitchen has won a High Commendation!! We congratulate all winners - and we are definitely in some good company! This is mcmahon and nerlich's 7th TIDA High Commendation Award and our first award for Blue Ivy House. Blue Ivy House kitchen combines sleek integrated hardware and a concealed.. Read more
Our skinbox house is one of those projects that seems to resonate with people for years after first being published - it develops a life of its own, all due to a unique design response and synergy which results from a symbiotic relationship between client and architect. Here the skinbox-house roof deck is featured in.. Read more
The Naked Architect is now live !! Open House Melbourne have posted the full presentations of #thenakedarchitect series, incuding our full 1 hour presentation 'Stages of the Design Process', held live at the case study venue Avenue Apartment, the 5-Stair rated apartment in Albert Park, together with the client and the irrepressible chair. One of.. Read more
Our Malvern house internal works are now complete and we are waiting for the finishing touches on the garden to organise the photography. Here is a sneak peak of the kitchen, with deep blue cabinetry contrasted with a lovely veined marble and light timber shelving.....together with a look at the amazing book collection in the.. Read more

We are looking for students or graduates to join our team. Design abilities and presentation skills essential. Email CVs and examples of work to    

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We are hiring! We are looking for students or recent graduates. Part time is an option for the right candidate. Vectorworks would be awesome but not essential. An inquisitive mind, an adventurous spirit, a design sensibility and technical proficiency also essential. Send your CVs to    

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Rob and I were pleased to be part of a small group of 6 architecture Practices selected to be part of The Naked Architect – Melbourne Open House , part of the Melbourne Open House weekend in their first collaboration with Architeam – and with it’s own follow-up seminar series. The Naked Architect saw 6..

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Cherryhill Stage 1; Packing Shed taking shape and it’s rather large…..
Cherryhill Stage 1; Packing Shed is taking shape and it's rather large.....4800m2 of floor area, to support a beautiful imported 20 lane cherry grader with the highest specification for cooling, cool-rooms, sustainable lighting, water recycling and of course the important truckie's facilities. The shed was designed to allow for some growth and the clients should.. Read more

Rob and Jax, together with the boys at Guild – handed over last week our  York St St Kilda project  – the Jigsaw House! On a tiny site in St Kilda West, we had to squeeze all of the spaces required for contemporary living into a tiny footprint leaving room for children, dogs and of..

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Wow what an intense time its been since our last post!! We have been active on social media like Facebook, Instagram and HOUZZ, so feel free to check these out when you get a chance. We are loving the new graphics, full-scene sliders, portfolio and blog posts page!! So to all our followers, please jump..

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Sticks and shadows! Another photo from two hat house’s courtyard link.  #australianarchitecture #designmelbourne The relationship of house to studio is sensitive to privacy and ideal for gorgeous solar orientation #privacyscreens #screening #courtyards #playoflightandshade   Read more
We are very excited to be working on our first retail building located in the CBD, slightly south of “The City Gable” which was completed at the end of 2014. Attached is a movie of the conceptual proposal informing the circulation routes through the building. The building is only two levels and an exciting mix.. Read more

Victorian Architects Awards

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skin-box house in windsor is now complete – check it out under our residential gallery using the links above. [edgtf_blockquote text="...."]   #privacyscreens #courtyards #playoflightandshade #skinbox   Read more
skin-box house has just been shortlisted in the trends international kitchen design awards australia! [edgtf_blockquote text="...."]   #privacyscreens #courtyards #playoflightandshade #skinbox #tinykitchens #pandomo #indoor-outdoor #mafi   Read more