Keeping our heritage.

Posted by on Jul 29, 2013 in Blog, Opinion, Planning | No Comments
Keeping our heritage.

I read an article last week about the gentrification of one of Melbourne’s oldest suburbs: Collingwood. It came as no surprise; those who visit the area will have seen it change in recent years. As I write there are 637 apartments being built there across five projects. That’s five very big developments, which are in […]

Californian bungalow renovation update

Posted by on Jul 22, 2013 in Blog, Project Diaries | No Comments
Californian bungalow renovation update

A little while back I posted a video blog explaining my design approach to a current project on a difficult block: A Californian bungalow renovation and restoration. This tired old house needed some love. Decades of neglect had taken its toll. My clients engaged me to breathe new life into it for them, and with that realise […]

Liveable Cities – Better Blocks

Posted by on Jul 15, 2013 in Blog, Planning | No Comments
Liveable Cities – Better Blocks

Last year Melbourne was again named the world’s most liveable city. This is a title we don’t want to lose. But how do we maintain our ranking, given the challenges we face in the future? Our population is growing rapidly, the amount of new housing on offer is not nearly matching the extra people we […]

Townhouse Development – Wilks St Video – Part 3

Posted by on Jul 8, 2013 in Blog, Project case studies | 2 Comments
Townhouse Development – Wilks St Video – Part 3

Following on from the last two blog post, featuring part one and two of this video series on the Wilks Street townhouse development. Here is the third and final instalment. For those of you who missed part one, click here to see that first. Or if you missed part two, click here.  Enjoy.

Townhouse Development – Wilks St Video – Part 2

Posted by on Jul 1, 2013 in Blog, Video | No Comments
Townhouse Development – Wilks St Video – Part 2

Following on from last week’s blog, which featured part one of this video series on the Wilks Street townhouse development. For those of you who missed part one, click here to see that first.  Here is part two, where I complete the tour of the front townhouse. Enjoy.