Located in the leafy suburb of Hawthorn East, Open house is an renovation and addition to an existing brick bungalow. The existing house was in great condition, however the rear lean to extension completed in the 1970s has become an awkward living area with a poor connection to the garden.
MODO - Michael Ong Design Office
MODO (Michael Ong Design Office) is an award winning architecture studio based in Melbourne, Australia.
Our design process is driven by a strong focus on quality and the benefits of good design. A process which is grounded by thoughtful design ideas, rigour and distinctive direction.
Our buildings create spaces to form intimate and highly responsive connections between its landscape, brief and inhabitants.
We are excited by the simplicity and beauty found in everyday spaces and objects, and explore concepts that turn the ordinary and banal into rich, textured and expressive.
Following closely to our clients’ lifestyle and philosophy to food and productive gardening, Garden Studio Retreat is a free standing “extension” that provides to their family needs without compromising their love of gardening. It does so by providing a vertical garden on one of it’s external walls.
Bulleen residence is a 440m2 new modern family home located in the lush green area of Bulleen, Victoria. The client’s brief was for a house which works with the site conditions to create a home which felt open, light filled, natural and connected to that garden.
The client approach us with a brief to renovate their double fronted cottage in hawthorn, after a few briefing session with the clients, it became very clear that their lifestyle revolved around their garden and spending their days outdoor as much as possible. Unfortunately, their existing house doesn’t utilise the exterior as well as it […]