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Hello House / OOF!

  • 00:00 - 29 December, 2014
Hello House / OOF!
Hello House / OOF!, © Nic Granleese
© Nic Granleese

© Nic Granleese © Nic Granleese © Nic Granleese © Nic Granleese + 13

  • Architects

  • Location

    Melbourne, Australia
  • Architect in Charge

    Fooi-Ling Khoo
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

    • Planning + Heritage

      David Brand
    • Collaborating Artist

      Rose Nolan
    • Engineer

      A M Daly Structural & Civil Engineers
    • Building Surveyor

      Anthony Middling & Associates
    • Builder

      Anthony Adams | Complete Builders Insight
    • Bricklayer

      R & K Fuchshofer
    • Joiner

      M & J Cabinets
    • Electrician

      Linked Electrical Services
    • Painter

      All Shades Painting
    • More Specs Less Specs
    Hello House / OOF!, © Nic Granleese
    © Nic Granleese

    Text description provided by the architects. The Hello House is a two-bedroom Victorian-era home and creative studio (and former shop) in Richmond, Melbourne (VIC), Australia. Most noticeably, the home features a large, white-brick wall featuring the word ‘HELLO’, that offers a conversation with the neighbouring buildings and its residents.

    © Nic Granleese
    © Nic Granleese

    A skin of brick is all it takes to keep a secret and two worlds exist happily side by side with a public face that cheerfully greets the street while giving nothing away about the world behind. Inside, the house adjusts to the needs and moods of its residents – a cosy retreat in winter or an airy pavilion in summer – all secret from the outside world. 

    © Nic Granleese
    © Nic Granleese

    Rather than blending in or blanding out of its heritage-ous neighbourhood, Hello House is a slightly loud but friendly new face in the street.

    © Nic Granleese
    © Nic Granleese

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    Cite: "Hello House / OOF!" 29 Dec 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/580902/hello-house-oof/> ISSN 0719-8884
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