Is the design of hi-rise apartments impacting children’s health?

Family-friendly design guidelines for apartment buildings must be introduced to promote the health of the growing number of children being raised in Melbourne’s high-rise apartments, according to a new Deakin University study. The most recent statists show 79,000 Australian families live in high-rise apartments – classified as dwellings more than three stories tall – an […]

Creating a walkable residential precinct: SJB’s Cantala

Set atop an old lawn bowls club in Melbourne's Caulfield is a new multi-residential development – Cantala – which brings in open walkways and landscaping.

Residential-multi: a retrospective

ADR looks back at the winning projects from IDEA's residential-multi category over the last five years, including projects by Woods Bagot, Jackson Clements Burrows and Breathe Architecture. The residential-multi category is currently sponsored by Rogerseller.

The Nightingale Model: multi-residential dwellings for the future

In 2007, five architects developed the Commons, a multi residential project that was ecologically, financially and socially sustainable. The building’s model is arguably one that sets the standard for future developments in Australia, and showcases a trend that we will be seeing more of in the near future.

Can multiresidential apartments support the suburban Australian lifestyle?

The rapid development and densification of Melbourne’s eastern suburbs continues, as construction begins on a $77 million multi residential apartment block atop Doncaster Hill, designed by Woods Bagot.