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Apartment Building / DROO

Apartment Building / DROO

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Melbourne, Australia
  • Site Management Architect:Mihaly Slocombe Architects
  • Design Architect:Droo Projects, Amrita Mahindroo
  • City:Melbourne
  • Country:Australia
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© Willem Dirk Du Toit
© Willem Dirk Du Toit

Text description provided by the architects. DROO Projects is a Paris/London based studio specializing in high end residential design. This boutique apartment building tucked in behind a narrow listed Shop House building, in Melbourne’s inner suburb of Hawthorn.

© Willem Dirk Du Toit
© Willem Dirk Du Toit
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© Willem Dirk Du Toit

The long narrow Shop house building typology allowed for the existing building to be extended to create a two compact mini towers to the rear separated by a generous courtyard internally, providing light and outdoor living spaces for the individual apartments.

© Willem Dirk Du Toit
© Willem Dirk Du Toit
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© Willem Dirk Du Toit

The building is characterized by its large glazed windows, and the strong faceted gold fins, which provide sun-shading and privacy between flats.

© Willem Dirk Du Toit
© Willem Dirk Du Toit

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Address:Melbourne VIC, Australia

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Cite: "Apartment Building / DROO" 28 Apr 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/786424/apartment-building-droo> ISSN 0719-8884
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