Amado are external sliding timber screens used on Japanese traditional houses to protect the inner layers of shoji screens from the weather. The Amado House adapts sliding screens to address Australian conditions, moderating harsh sun and discouraging blowflies with flywire replacing rice paper.
MAKE Architecture is a Melbourne based architectural practice with a strong focus on quality and a passion for good design. Believers in quality not quantity, MAKE looks for efficiencies and delight in the design of our buildings and focuses on ways that these buildings can make our lives better.
This is a rear extension to a single-storey cottage in Brunswick with difficult orientation characteristics – the north sun only reaching the site from over adjoining houses. The new addition pulls living areas to the rear of the site and uses ‘sun-catchers’ for light and spaciousness in the interior.
Architects: MAKE Architecture Project: Perimeter House Location: Abbotsford, Melbourne, Australia Photography: Peter Bennetts In a lively, active industrial precinct the form of this house can be understood as a perimeter condition; an expanded edge that sits hard up against the site boundary and in doing so, wraps and encloses the domestic program, creating an inner, […]
This house is a project MAKE Architecture, located in St Kilda, a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The house has a Californian bungalow style architecture, is connected to the environment and encourages communication and socialization. From the architect: A large part of the inspiration for the extension of this St Kilda Californian Bungalow comes from thinking about […]
Rosebank House project was realized by Make Architecture and it involved the spatial extension and renovation of an Edwardian house in Kew, a suburb of Melbourne, Australia. Harnessing the free land, there were built new living spaces, well adapted to the generous proportions of the old house. The new living space was connected to the […]
Small but very pleasant, this project realized by MAKE Architecture highlights the way in which a modest modification and an addition can bring a positive contribution to a family residence. M House was built on a land facing south, in Northcote, a suburb of Melbourne, and the key factor for this project was how to […]