Hello House / OOF!

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Melbourne, Australia
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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.

Hello House / OOF! - Countertop, Sink, Beam, Chair
© 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. 

Hello House / OOF! - Facade
© 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.

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© 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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