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Book / Publication

Just arrived in yesterday's mail : Our Hütt 01 Passivhaus on the front cover of Sanctuary Magazine! If you'd like a hardcopy too, you can order it directly from Sanctuary.

And we also have a digital version of the article for you to read. Enjoy reading !


In the market for a luxe but energy efficient family home ? Our latest project to be finished, these beauties are now on the market in #Ashburton.

I'm really happy with the way they turned out - what do you think ?


We are thrilled, and happy to announce we won the Best Resdiential over $1m in this year's ArchiTeam Awards.

What an amazing achievement for a humble home on a small block next to the trainline. And we love the house, of course :-)


How awesome is that - we are very humbled and happy : Second time around that we are awarded the

Architeam Sustainability Medal for our work, this time for the beautiful Hütt 01 Passivehouse.


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We have just been notified that we were named exactly that, the "Best Sustainable High-End Architecture Practice" in the 2021 Apac Business Awards.

Conference / Presentation, News

Watch this little 8-min video on the Sustainability Features of our Hutt 01 Passivhaus, featuring Peter Maddison from Grand designs Australia and the MDS directors, that we put together for renew's Sustainable House Day this year (16-17/10/2021).

There are some great sessions on for SHD, starting with one on passive houses today, and tomrorow you can ask MDS director Marc Bernstein as one of the panel speakers your questions from 10 am.


Career Opportunities !

Are you hands-on, and passionate about sustainable design ? Would love to be part of a great team, while being responsible for creating beautiful,

contemporary architecture? And feel that all stages from initial sketches to documentation are part of the design process?

Then you could be a great fit.
Have a closer look here !


Take the next step towards your own sustainable home !

Great image in the latest Sanctuary magazine : We are 'poster-girls' for this year's Sustainable House Day :-) in front of our Hutt 01 Passive House in Coburg.

Sustainable House Day is a great opportunity for everyone to virtually tour and learn about some of Australia’s most inspiring green homes, including expert talks and webinars focused on retrofitting, building materials, sustainable design and climate resilience. Highly recommended !

Book / Publication

Explore a colorful Australian eco home that feels like part of the landscape... Modern Living on the Living Etc - Modern Home Design and Style publication.

This is an interesting take on our Northcote Slate House, including some new imagery. Have a read here .

Book / Publication

“She only comes out at night”: American icon Marilyn Monroe brings plenty of glamour and class to this edgy city pad. Read about Richmond’s Marilyn Monroe house , which is up for sale at the moment, in today's Herald Sun.

The house is one of a boutique series of luxury urban residences in the inner Melbourne suburb of Richmond, designed by Melbourne Design Studios (MDS).

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