The eight generously sized, low maintenance Otto Apartments in Brighton have a distinctive and timeless style. Renowned for its landmark designs and high-end, sophisticated apartments, the creative team at mckimm certainly did not disappoint, delivering a luxurious, contemporary choice for Melbourne’s downsizing market. “There was a real gap for luxury, high-end apartments … and we wanted to stay true to the mckimm design philosophy of creating large, high-end homes that foc
When David Neil, of Neil Architecture, set out to design a new residence in an established, leafy street in Melbourne’s Hawthorn, he wanted to create something truly special, and solid for his clients. Something that blended nicely into the surroundings, but that also gave it a true point of difference. To do this, one of the first materials that came to David’s mind was brick. More specifically, Petersen’s K91 hand made bricks. As David says, “Bricks provide a wonderful text
When you’re asked to design a home accommodating three generations of family, a home office, bedrooms for guests and grandchildren, garaging for five cars, living space, and a bedroom suite on the ground floor with multiple garden outlooks, it’s certainly challenging, but all in a day’s work for an architect. Especially if you’re Reno Rizzo, Director, Inarc Architects. That’s exactly what Reno creatively and peacefully achieved in this beautiful home in Melbourne’s inner east
Last December, Oliver Wainwright, The Guardian’s architecture critic, announced his top ten most interesting buildings completed in 2016. Excitingly for Petersen Tegl, Kunstmuseum Basel, the fine arts museum in Switzerland designed by Christ & Gantenbein, ranks at number 4, for which Petersen supplied two types of brick in different shades of grey. The bricks alternate between dark and light grey, breaking up the look of the building into horizontal bands. Petersen bricks pro
A dividing wall isn’t just a dividing wall when Petersen bricks are involved. It becomes a standout feature of your garden, offering the perfect balance of privacy from your neighbours, while creating a beautiful feature and an endless talking point that complements the style and age of your home. Homeowner Glenda McNaught couldn’t agree more, having recently completed a renovation, which included building a new dividing wall on the boundary of her terrace in East Melbourne.
Applauds and accolades for Petersen products continue to abound the pages of ArchDaily magazine. Its unique hand made bricks can be found in all manner of end uses, from public museums, high-rise commercial apartments and office buildings, to private residential houses. And with such a comprehensive range of bricks, colours, sizes and textures to choose from, it’s really no surprise. The results are very impressive. So get inspired and take a lot via the links below. These pr