Tag Archives: MRTN Architects

Kyneton House references the past

Kyneton House is an addition to a seventies brick home located on an elevated acre site with established gardens and mature exotic trees. Simply described the addition is a main bedroom suite with associated deck for entertaining with a cover carport and workshop under. The ambition for the design however was more complex than merely the usable spaces created.
The owners were looking to...

The Long House – Victoria

Nestled atop the Great Dividing Range 100km north of Melbourne, Australia in Trentham, a slow-paced country town is the Long House which is a delicately balanced moment between old-fashioned simplicity and the conveniences of contemporary life. Located within a recent semi-rural development on the periphery of the town, the project brief was to design an energy efficient, low maintenance single dwelling on a large, north-facing...

Nostalgic Connection – Revisited

Just past Melbourne airport the landscape changes from tract housing to pastoral land and small rural communities. Dotted along the drive are old agricultural outbuildings and early settler dwellings. Simple structures, that are part of the landscape. Nostalgia for this connection between land and building was the guiding principle for MRTN Architects Nulla Vale house and Shed. Much of Nulla Vale is ‘granite...