Armadale

High class and high fuss on High Street: Carr Architecture's latest for Moda

The city of Stonnington is assessing a recent application across 835-853 High Street for boutique developer Moda. Accustomed to smaller projects in Melbourne's inner eastern suburbs, Moda has stepped up in scale for the proposed Armadale apartment project. Moda's project lead Carr Architecture has, in turn, created a stylish 7-storey project housing 27 double bedroom and 8 triple bedroom apartments. Apartments aside, 2 retail tenancies of 550...

Orchard Piper's Luke McKie discusses the shift to the owner-occupier market

For almost ten years, Melbourne-based Orchard Piper has been developing boutique projects targeted at a very niche owner-occupier market. Working exclusively with Jolson Architecture, their projects are generally comprised of around 10 residences, all with a gross realisation of around $40 million in tightly held inner-ring suburbs. With the now sustained trend in the property market toward the owner occupier and drop off of international...

590 Orrong Road receives the go-ahead

Visualization and architecture firm Orbit Solutions has for some time carried a clutch of images for the intended residential development at 590 Orrong Road Armadale on their website. Conceived some years ago by developer Lend Lease with project partner Frank Hargrave, the scheme immediately raised the ire of locals due to their concerns over excessive development and height, traffic snarls and infrastructure duress amongst other issues. Early...