May 22, 2024


We Do Fine Home

Laid back luxury Melbourne apartments for renters only

Home Southbank, a construct-to-lease (BTR) condominium neighborhood in Melbourne, has just lately opened its doorways. The eyesight of award-profitable architectural firm Bates Intelligent in collaboration with Home’s in-house design group, local makers and creators, like stylist Ruth Welsby, contributed also.

With more than 1500 square metres of communal areas in the course of the making, the aesthetic intention is ‘laid back again Australian luxury’. It functions 403 1, two and 3-bed room flats across 59 amounts in the coronary heart of Town Road precinct.

The architecture

The exterior facade celebrates its industrial heritage within a glass tower, supplying sweeping sights of the metropolis no subject the viewpoint.

“The tower’s elegant proportions authorized us to aim our efforts on creating a making that respects the character of the spot and encompassing attributes, but also celebrates the uniqueness of the design and style. The slenderness of the creating makes quiet, purchased architecture that deliberately contrasts with some of Southbank’s busier architecture,” said Bates Sensible director, Julian Anderson.

“At the exact time, its podium integrates components, textures and character discovered in encompassing neighbourhood structures, which include the Kings Way overpass and community brick warehouses, to make it section of the neighbourhood’s avenue-degree cloth.”

Drawing from the industrial heritage and character of the precinct, the use of reclaimed brick, major steel and warehouse glazing, suit in with the streetscape.


“Inside, we placed specific emphasis on planning facilities that are obtainable to all citizens. They’re found at the best of the making, so that every person can share the most effective views and premier room. This floor gets to be a magnet for all residents and will help to generate a potent neighborhood, one particular of the basic aspirations of all BTR initiatives,” Julian extra.

Throughout each space sits a selection of Australian furniture, independently curated by Ruth and Home’s in-dwelling design team. Heat tones, textures and handcrafted homewares sit beside signature home furnishings parts by coveted Australian brand names Jardan, Grazia and Co., En Gold, Tait, Anaca, Zuster and additional. Each home has been curated to experience inviting and cosy spaces in which inhabitants really feel welcome to acquire off their shoes and rest.

The importance of style at dwelling

Head of Home, Christian Grahame, said they’d had taken a thought of method to Australian design in a way that was as exclusive and inviting as the areas themselves, with the goal to lengthen the relationship and encounter of people to over and above every single apartment’s four walls.

“After investing many a long time curating each element of Home’s premium living working experience – collaborating with a globally minded workforce of experts – it’s interesting to ultimately be welcoming Melburnians to their new Home,” Christian mentioned. “How buildings are intended impact how we really feel and behave whilst enhancing how we reside.”

“By marrying the expertise of Bates Clever with our interior group together with Ruth Welsby  – we have established a spot which we consider will hook up our people to their group and we’re so very pleased to associate with homegrown corporations and area industry—emerging and established—who understand the way our inhabitants want to are living.”

Ruth adds: “It was this kind of an fascinating opportunity to generate trendy, inviting spaces that embrace Australian designers and makers.”

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Pics by Henry Trumble