Italian bistro Lupino on Little Collins St with a single glazed two-panel, double-hung, Austview sashless window. Lupino is designed by Techne architects.
"The low maintenance steel, glass and locally-sourced sugar gum materials are driven by the demands of the site, aspiring to be neutral and at ease in their context. The house is constructed from a modular, repetitious steel structure, allowing the dwelling to have minimal impact on the coastal landscape. In warmer months, the house is [...]
Sustainability was the key focus in the 2014 redevelopment of the Fitzroy Gardens Visitor Centre, with the challenge to reduce its impact on the environment through design and function. The visitor centre was reimagined with a green facade and passive temperature control measures. The cooling system consists of a rock store beneath the floor that retains [...]
Stand-Up Cafe lives up to its name, occupying just 10 square metres – a little hole-in-the-wall at the bottom end of the Melbourne CBD, near Flinders and King Streets. Owner Dan Chrystal keeps things simple and sticks to the essentials, both when it comes to the coffee menu, and the minimalistic look of the shop-front, [...]
Set among a copse of gnarled indigenous Moonah trees is this Point Lonsdale residence, the building’s simple form was planned around retention of the trees which are celebrated in the architectural response. Able to withstand the harsh coastal conditions, the use of timber is extensive throughout, with its rich hues bringing warmth to the interior. Windows and [...]