Biology of design underpins Monash Uni laboratory

Biology of design underpins Monash Uni laboratory

Few architects are given a relatively pristine enclave of natural bush to work with. However, Harmer Architecture was briefed by the School of Biological Sciences at Monash University’s Clayton campus, to design a biological science laboratory for students.   The Monash Biological Science Laboratory Building project was featured in an article titled ‘Biology of design underpins Monash Uni laboratory’  by Stephen..
Official opening of The Atrium of Holy Angels Mausoleum

Official opening of The Atrium of Holy Angels Mausoleum

Unveiling of the commemorative plaque for the opening of the new Atrium of Holy Angels Mausoleum. From left to right: The Most Reverend Denis Hart, Hon Gabrielle Williams MP Parliamentary Secretary for Health, Geoff Mabbett Chair of the GMCT Trust, and Jacqui Weatherill, CEO of the GMCT Trust, Rev. Vito Pegolo CS. The new Atrium..
Another Option

Another Option

Empty nesters can struggle to find low-maintenance abodes after living in their family home for decades. An apartment is one option, so is a townhouse. Kaye and Glynn talks about their house, the North Fitzroy House, as ‘another option’ that goes against the usual trend of housing, in an article written by Stephen Crafti “…Other..
Monash University Biological Sciences Building

Monash University Biological Sciences Building

Monash University Biological Sciences Building The new Biological Sciences Building, located in the protected native landscape “Jock Marshall Reserve” at Monash University’s Clayton campus is now completed and fully functional as part of the University’s teaching facility. The building forms a new gateway to the JMR Reserve from College Walk, which accesses the Monash Halls..
Think Brick Awards 2016

Think Brick Awards 2016

The Elias North Fitzroy House grabbed the trophy for the Think Brick Awards 2016 under the new Robin Dods Terracotta Roof category. jury statement  The Elias House very successfully combines two natural materials, terracotta tile and timber. It uses the terracotta tile on the vertical surface to create a highly textured wall with a natural..


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Architecture Australia

  • July/August 1996. “Dulux Colour Awards, Salvation Army HQ Abbotsford”
  • March 1990, “Interiors: Cafe Society. Paladin Nightclub” by Susan Piperato


  • 1998 Darebin Arts & Entertainment Center, Tobin Brothers North Melbourne & Altona Meadows/Laverton Uniting Church, By Doug Evans.




Melbourne Architecture

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