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EDAW Office Fitout, Melbourne

Conceived as an imaginary landscape trapped inside the exiting building, this fitout allows is the greening of a sparse interior with virtual courtyards.

  • Design Response

    This interior fitout was for the Melbourne office of landscape architectural firm EDAW (who had recently merged with prominent Melbourne landscape architectural firm Paterson + Pettus). It was conceived as an imaginary landscape trapped inside the existing building, whilst at a functional level expressing and facilitating the merge of the two practices. Observations about the existing space triggered engagement with the stereoscopic views from the lift cars serving the floor, and the literal ‘greening’ of a deliberately sparse interior through the cultivation of ‘virtual courtyards’. These help to unify the scheme in a chlorophyllic haze of surface material, lighting and mirrored reflection.

  • EDAW Office Fitout Design Specifications

    Services Provided

    • Full Services

    Architect

    Workshop Architecture

    People

    Project Team: James Staughton, Stephen Staughton
    Photography: Workshop Architecture

    Client

    EDAW

    Date completed

    2002

    Location

    Melbourne CBD

  • Shortlist 2/04 EDAW, (Inside) Australian Design Review, Issue 30, 2004;

    Green Dream, Rachel Hills, Architectural & Interior Specifier, Issue 52, 2003;

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