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.
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.
Halo House was designed by Breathe Architecture with landscape design by Eckersley Garden Architecture. Breathe explain the concept of a “halo effect” of enhanced activity in & around the house, similar to that of an iceberg in the ocean.
Melbourne-based Breathe Architecture recently transformed a former electrical transformers factory in a restaurant – Transformer Fitzroy. Transformer Fitzroy is a vegetarian wholefood restaurant and bar specialising in refined and elegant seasonal dining. The architecture draws upon two defining elements – the garden + the shed – planter boxes create “plots” of intimate dining spaces; a “shed” […]