Posts Tagged: archiecture

Respectfully Austere

The extensive renovation of this modernist home remains sympathetic to the original design with much of the existing façade remaining unchanged, and only small increase to the building footprint. Hemlock diamond clad joinery adds bold texture and warmth to a refined and playful material palette. The addition of a below ground cellar and swimming pool […]

Fortitude Valley Hotel, Brisbane

The Fortitude Valley Hotel in Brisbane is the quintessential Fortitude Valley hotel, a boutique establishment by the Wyndham group, with state of the art rooms and brick façade adorned by famed street artist Fintan Magee.     The Constance Street address was once the clubhouse of the mysterious Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes society. Following […]

Footpath Guides

MHM Loves Footpath Guides to Melbourne’s great architecture.       The concept of heritage listing houses is somewhat misunderstood and is not always the answer. However something must be done about the fact that we are losing so many great buildings whose significance are misunderstood. Often appreciation comes too late. Heritage conservation requires an exceptional […]