• richmond_hill_waltham_st_v02_courtyard_final

    Finalist in the Melbourne Design Awards 2012!

    This project is a great example for one of our more commercial projects. As a higher density inner-urban infill development, it adds substantial value to the land.
    Designing 12 luxurious town houses, we set out to prove that a backyard development can be both exciting and of substantial revenue …

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  • Birkenstock_HQ_by_MDS_Melbourne17

    IDEA Award Winner, Building Design of the Year, BPN Sustainability Awards and many more awards honour this beautiful project!

    Cool contemporary design with a warm feel and an holistic approach to sustainability are the main ingredients to the Birkenstock Australia headquarters. The inviting design succinctly translates the brand…

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  • 01_Urban_residences_overview_view12_Final_hires

    Winner of the bdav 10 Star Challenge 2013 in the Multi-Residential Category!

    Six luxurious Urban Residences play with the boundaries between indoors and outdoors. Designed around an internal courtyard that reflects the Richmond Chic and Cool, the ‘La Mode’ development is more than just a fashion statement. Making best use of an original …

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  • 10Star_Less_Satur

    Winner Melbourne Design Awards 2012 !
    Winner of the BDAV “10 Star Challenge” 2012!

    No more energy bills – how would you like that? … As a Certified Passive House Designer, we have designed this contemporary family home to be energy positive, i.e. it generates more energy than it uses. Building an energy positive house means you can …

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  • Waltham St_LessSatFeature

    BDAV Awards 2016 Commendations !
    Nationwide NABD Awards 2016 !
    Finalist in the 2016 Sustainability Awards !

    While the original front boasts beautiful heritage features, it’s the back of the house with its new north-facing arrangement that totally transform this property into a luxurious & contemporary family residence.

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  • SorrentoBeachHouse_LessSaturation

    Winner BDAV Awards 2015 !
    Finalist in the Melbourne Design Awards 2012!

    Blurring the boundaries between traditional building elements, it’s hard to tell what’s wall and what’s roof on this ‘Skin & Shelter’ project: With a simple gesture – like forming a protective shape with your hand – the folded skin protects from being overlooked by neighbours while enjoying amazing views…

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  • Jessie01

    Public Choice Award BDAV 2015 (Shortlisting) !

    A sustainable, inner-urban house extension, connecting the period dwelling at the front with the garden at the back. A contemporary intervention and a resurrection of the heritage dwelling at the same time. The new living spaces as a mediator in-between : The result is a funky yet subtle little extension …

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  • 01_Aalto MDS

    “We should work for simple, good, undecorated things, but things that are in harmony with the human being and organically suited to the little man in the street.” (Alvar Aalto)

    This project is inspired by Alvar Aalto’s architecture, paintings and design philosophy …

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  • Toxic_Free_Extension_by_MDS

    A healthy environment, and a healthy home.

    Who wouldn’t want that? Yet a lot of our building products today are still not really ʻhealty productsʼ. Low-VOC building materials, or things like E0 MDF, become more and more available, but some of them are still not the norm in Australia, and to go the extra step from Low-VOC to No- VOC is even harder…

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  • Reactive Digital__010_RET_R

    Winner of the 2013 BDAV Interior Design Award & Commercial Architecture Award !

    This fitout design for the headquarters of an international design agency, offsets the minimalist rawness of its warehouse style with the inserted ‘feel-good’ spaces. The archi-tecture reflects the brand, and strikes a perfect balance ‘Funky Fitzroy’ and ‘Corporate Cool’ …

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  • eu_parliament_model

    We designed this mobile exhibition for the European Parliament, to travel through European cities and inform the people in various countries about the European Union and its additional new members.

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  • MDS_Maxwell_St_V01_Final

    Some snapshots from projects currently on site …

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