first_imgCopyApartments•Ivanhoe East, Australia Year:  Manufacturers: Australian Sustainable Hardwoods (ASH), Robertsons Bricks Kersulting Australia Products used in this ProjectWoodAustralian Sustainable Hardwoods (ASH)Timber Battens & Screening – IronAshArchitects In Charge:Simon Knott, George HuonBuilding Surveyor:Group IITraffic And Waste:CardnoSignage:MASSDDA:Nick Morris Access ConsultingCity:Ivanhoe EastCountry:AustraliaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Peter BennettsText description provided by the architects. Described by BKK Architects as a contemporary reinterpretation of “local, historical housing types,” Cirqua Apartments weave new and obscure formal elements into an established residential neighbourhood in suburban Melbourne, playing on the familiarity of the single-home dwellings ingrained in the the collective memory. Save this picture!© Shannon McGrathSituated on a steeply sloping block in the leafy suburb of Ivanhoe, the apartments echo local character through their materiality and volumetric composition. Weathered brick, standing seam metal and wooden partitions reflect the material language of the surrounding art deco and federation era homes.Save this picture!Apartment PlanLarge brick boxes project at various depths, replicating the rhythm of a suburban streetscape and leaving a substantial ‘front yard’. Six large oculi puncture the facade, introducing formal inventiveness and reducing the overall building mass to let it sit more comfortably within its single and double storey context. This is also assisted by the steeply sloping site, allowing the bulk of the building to sit below the line of sight when viewed from the road.Save this picture!© Shannon McGrathThe porthole windows create vitrines to the apartments inside, flooding them with light. The windows set up a formal language which is continued internally throughout the building in details such as light fittings, door handles and tiles.Save this picture!© Shannon McGrathBKK Architects say that the apartments have been designed with a strong focus on accessibility and passive environmental control, which will allow residents the comfort associated with a family home. This speaks to the shift in the way apartments in Melbourne are being conceived – from an investor market to owner-occupier market, necessitating higher quality design outcomes. For more, see BKK ArchitectsSave this picture!© Peter BennettsProject gallerySee allShow lessThe 10 Most Shared Projects in @ADCNews Wechat in 2020ArticlesAn Underground House in Ukraine and an Extension for the Glasgow School of Art: 12 U…ArticlesProject locationAddress:206-208 Lower Heidelberg Rd, Ivanhoe East VIC 3079, AustraliaLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share Aspekt Construction Group Urban Digestor Photographs Services: “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard 2017 Builder: CopyAbout this officeBKK ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductsGlassSteelBrick#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsMelbournemulti residentialIvanhoe EastIcebergAustraliaPublished on December 25, 2020Cite: “Cirqua Apartments / BKK Architects” 25 Dec 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogSinkshansgroheBathroom Mixers – LogisVinyl Walls3MExterior Vinyl Finish – DI-NOC™ StonePartitionsSkyfoldWhere to Increase Flexibility in SchoolsTiles / Mosaic / GresiteCupa PizarrasVentilated Facade – CUPACLAD UprightGlassLAMILUXGlass Roof PR60ConcreteKrytonCrystalline Waterproofing – KIMSkylightsVELUX CommercialAtrium Longlight Skylights in ExperimentariumMetal PanelsLorin IndustriesAnodized Aluminum – Copper FinishesStonesFranken-SchotterWall Covering & CladdingWindowsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Casement Windows – Rabel 8400 Slim Super Thermal PlusSwingsStudio StirlingHanging Chair – BasketWallcovering / CladdingArrigoni WoodsWood Cladding – AcousticMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?圆形公寓:住进滚筒洗衣机中 / BKK Architects是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Photographs:  Peter Bennetts, Shannon McGrath Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project center_img ArchDaily Apartments NJM Consulting Area:  5800 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project “COPY” John Patrick Landscape Architects Save this picture!© Peter Bennetts+ 19Curated by Julio Effa Share Projects Landscape: Products translation missing: Architects: BKK Architects Area Area of this architecture project Structural: Cirqua Apartments / BKK Architects Cirqua Apartments / BKK ArchitectsSave this projectSaveCirqua Apartments / BKK Architects ESD: last_img

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