Author: Rohan Storey

Munro site, Queen Victoria Market

Original post 23 March 2017: The #QueenVictoriaMarket #Munrosite redevelopment render released by council (compare with my terrible sketch next post) - design of #apartmenttower by #BatesSmart, much more faceted than their slick glassy stuff of late, corner community facilities by #SixDegrees, which is nicely broken down volumetrically, though the preserved Art Deco corner facade is … Continue reading Munro site, Queen Victoria Market

Carlton Housing Commission estate on Elgin Street

Original post 23 March 2014: Only #housingcommision towers built in brick (c1964). Heard it was built as private then bought by commssion but I think just #urbanmyth to explain why its not pebbledash #precast like all the others. From Johnston Street Fitzroy From my street in Fitzroy (amazingly looks like only one)

Another Mannerist bank

Original post 23 March 2016: Another #MelbourneSavingsBank by my favourite bank architects #WightandLucas, built 1891. I suspected as much from the chunky sort of #Queenanne-ish style as seen on their other banks; this is one I didn't know about.