As part of the New Student Precinct, Melbourne University were looking to build a triple bottom line student experience. It was to build on cultural diversity, be wholly sustainable, socially responsible and provide a new and unique student offering …
Breathe Architecture is a design practice that combines environmental and aesthetic principles to create stunning buildings with a lighter footprint. The company is focused on contributing to the local community and architectural landscape in a contextual and culturally responsive way. A sustainability-focused architecture practice that is known for its innovative and often unconventional tectonic material solutions. Breathe Architecture is based in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Paramount House Hotel rises out of the 80 year old warehouse that occupies the site. A copper, chevron screen crowns its brick shell and converses with the neighbouring art deco buildings of this former film precinct.
Occupying an under-utilised open space at the rear of two existing Californian bungalows, Bardolph Gardens consists of two single storey dwellings that provide environmentally sustainable, affordable, and well designed rental housing in Glen Iris.
This “hide-out” is a narrow inner-city terrace in Sydney. It is a haven; custom-made for a mild mannered dynamic duo and the double lives they lead.
Brick & Gable House is designed for a family of four. We were initially engaged to build a larger house for them, but after spending time living overseas, they returned realising that they could live in a smaller footprint.
The Commons, by Breathe Architecture, is situated in East Brunswick, six kilometers from Melbourne’s CBD. Clad in a chevron-patterned façade, the building is a raw and captivating piece of architecture. It’s also the prototype for a new development model, called Nightingale, which aims to transform the way that apartment buildings are financed and designed in Australia.