Typical townhouse developments often have poorly planned layouts, uncoordinated and unnecessarily complex building forms, and eclectic material palettes.
Steffen Welsch Architects
Steffen Welsch Architects applies the spirit and ideals of Bauhaus architecture, one of the most influential modernist art movements of the 20th century, by aspiring to combine art with technology and social responsibility.
We aim to develop and sustain meaningful and fulfilling relationships with the people with whom we work. We see no separation between builders, consultants, patrons, and architects, because we believe the finest architecture comes through a shared vision and commitment.
Within our team we run “design studios”, where each member of the team creates and pitches a design concept – an approach that builds team capacity while generating great ideas for each project.
Our architecture is flexible, practical, budget-controlled and personal, and emerges through an inclusive process that we believe culminates in beauty.
Located in Melbourne’s inner-city opposite a suburban train station this is a re-assembly of an old dilapidated factory building to become a home with studios for an artist and musician.
This design for a rammed earth extension to a Californian Bungalow goes back to personal key experiences of places. However, I was less interested in a building itself but the interaction it generated and asked why. That was our starting point.
Hemp House, a dual occupancy home for three generations to explore co-housing, was built in a combination of rammed earth, timber and Hempcrete walls. It created a very beautiful and healthy environment
Doncaster House is a single family house designed by Melbourne-based Steffen Welsch Architects. From the architect: The brief for this modernist home, in leafy Doncaster, was to improve its energy efficiency, extend the existing home for the changing needs of the family, and to open internal living spaces to the outside. Our approach elevates the […]