Conceived as a collection of contemporary farm buildings gathered under one expansive gable roof, the house’s form is immediately provocative of the traditional farming structures that once inhabited the local area.
MRTN Architects is a design focussed architecture and interior design studio located in Melbourne with a reputation for new and renovated homes that are designed for the people who live there. Award winning city, country and coastal homes that are sustainable and contemporary. Experienced in designing to local council requirements, including BAL and bushfire prone areas, we are also recognised for our sensitive response to projects situated within a heritage overlay.
Just past the airport the landscape changes from tract housing to pastoral land and small rural communities. Dotted along the drive are old agricultural outbuildings and early settler dwellings. Nostalgia for this connection between land and building was the guiding principle for our Nulla Vale House and Shed.
Rathmines House is an alteration and addition to a Victorian weatherboard house in Fairfield. The poorly planned layout of the existing dwelling contained a lean-too out the back, housing the laundry and bathrooms to the north and living spaces to the south. A narrow corridor provided the only connection to the backyard.
Shadow Cottage Daylesford responds to the landscape and climate context in which it is sited. Living areas are orientated to north and to the west as the house drops away to capture views of the towering eucalypts in the nature reserve.
Eliza House is a single-family house designed by Melbourne-based MRTN Architects. Sophisticated living on an elevated position enwrapped with the world famous panorama of Port Phillip Bay, this near new ultra modern residence is a grand statement in innovation and luxury. This magnificent 45sq approx. executive home, opens entirely towards a breathtaking sunset terrace with postcard perfect 180-degree […]
Located in suburban Melbourne, Fairfield Hacienda is a one-storey house designed by MRTN Architects. Description by MRTN Architects: On the fringe of Melbourne’s inner suburbs, this new family home sits in an established residential street of Victorian villas and Californian bungalows. From the footpath, the Fairfield Hacienda with its angled roof fits into the landscape […]