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Golden Ash house – Melbourne

Before Bryant Alsop transformed the Golden Ash house it was in disrepair, with cabinetry falling apart, leaking roofs, and a dead possum in the skylight! Initial thoughts were to do a minor upgrade but it quickly became apparent that this Edwardian gem needed a little more love and a complete makeover to create a long-term...

Climatic relationships – Colombia

Located in Retiro, Colombia, the house is composed of two separate structures linked by a path and a large garden in a forest clearing. What could have been a single larger house, was developed as dispersed volumes positioned in the steep slope, each one situated in a unique way in relation to the topographic features of the beautiful site. Each structure is clearly...

Victorian bush getaway – Revisited

The Buxton house is a bush retreat getaway set on a 20 hectare property overlooking the Black Range State Forest 100km north east of Melbourne. Designed by Format Architects, the house is defined by its large and deep overhanging roof designed to offer shade and protection from the elements. The plan is arranged around a glass walled open plan living...

Hidden house – Revisited

NCaved is a house located on a small secluded rocky cove on Serifos Island, Greece seemingly hovering just above sea level and appears to disappear into the rugged cliff-side. The need to create a protected shelter, at a location of disarming view, but openly exposed to strong north winds, led Mold Architects to the decision to drill the slope, instead...

Making a bold statements – Revisited

Located in the iconic beachside location of St Kilda, this double storey Victorian terrace has been restored to its former grandeur by Melanie Beynon AD, whom aimed to provide their clients with a functional home that honoured its 19th century bones while drawing reference from the client’s passion for Parisian décor. The grand Victorian entry makes a bold statement...

Happy Holidays – See you in 2022

From the team at Design Addicts Platform we would like to wish you good health and happy times ahead.
Despite the year that 2021 has been, it has been an inspiring year sharing Australian and international design with you. Design Addicts Platform continues to grow beyond our wildest dreams across the globe and we would like to say, thank you to all the interior...

A modern heritage pub – Melbourne

Sitting dormant since 2017, Studio Y have transformed the original Sarah Sands Hotel site into a stunning Victorian Heritage meets modern Melbourne pub that pays homage to its original glory. Named after the SS Sarah Sands which brought the hotel’s original licensee to Australia’s shores, the site has long held a special place in the community’s heart. With a history as varied as...

The 36th Dulux Colour Awards are now open!

Entries for the 36th Dulux Colour Awards are now open, and the prestigious annual program is inviting design professionals to submit their most innovative projects demonstrating creative
colour use in the built environment. In categories spanning the interiors and exteriors of residential, commercial and public work, the submissions are judged by a panel of acclaimed industry experts who assess the design intent, degree of...

Poke restaurant re-imagined

When the opportunity was presented to design a Poke restaurant, VAUST Studio decided to free the concept from what is already known. This project is about re-evaluating the ideas of how hospitality is organised in times of a pandemic. The design team strongly reduced the number of possible guests taking a seat at the same time and...

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