Meet the contemporary style of some of Melbourne’s finest designers. The work of Robert Mills Architects impresses with the sleekness and the almost sober-contemporary elegance. The perfect blend of black and white creates a strong contrast, emphasising the architecture studio’s choice for luxury chic. It is said that black and white are infallible, therefore the architects played with this combination as much as they liked. Moreover, they added a playful element: the swirly staircase, that somehow breaks the perfect neat, yet sober elegance. At a closer look, the staircase is a sculptural centre piece, a symbol of this gorgeous luxury home.
The project called Verdant Avenue is located in one of Melbourne’s exclusive suburbs, away from the crowded city centre. The glossy terrace and the infinity pool add a note of sophistication to the already impeccable design. The courtyard is filled with lush vegetation, showcasing a refreshing-green environment. “Floor to ceiling glass brings views of a giant pin oak into every room, creating perfect harmony between architecture and landscape.” All in all, it’s about the natural equilibrium every individual seeks for. Now, we are very curious how do you find this project. Please feel free to share with us!
The best architects can create designs which will give clients and the public things they didn’t even realise they wanted, and this is especially important when architects are given the difficult brief of creating structures in much-loved, iconic areas.
Value for money is not, and never was, the same as being cheap. Value for money means making the most of whatever budget is available. A good example of this is Hayes Primary School in London, by Hayhurst and Co. Having to contend with a tightly controlled 3 million local authority budget, they worked with the existing structure of the primary school to give it a much needed update. A striking polished stainless steel brise-soleil facade installed at the school’s entrance, gives the school’s many different buildings a sense of identity, while new classrooms have been created in a range of shapes and sizes, and are often flooded with natural light