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H.I.V.E X Five Apartment by Megowan Architectural

Recently completed by Megowan Architectural, this apartment complex is located in Melbourne, Australia.

Located in the inner suburb of Brighton East, 11 km south-east from Melbourne?s central business district, the H.I.V.E. (Hybridized Interlocking Vertical Environments) x Five is sited behind an existing façade on a tight 220m2 site with constraints on the north and south of boundary wall construction. This 5 unit development consists of a shop front, an architecture studio and four dwellings with car stackers to the rear. Conceived predominantly in section, this unusual approach allows for a diverse and unique set of high quality spaces that are all too often foreign to the apartment typology.
Designed, developed and built by Megowan Architectural, this project deals with both urbanization and renewal in a particularly relevant way. The H.I.V.E. x Five is built evidence that good design can successfully balance the often competing challenges associated with adaptive reuse, urban consolidation, and the creation of high amenity places to thrive in. At the street level, the new form recedes into the roofline. The street front dwelling is designed as a live/work unit with Megowan Architectural located within the existing façade of the shop. By puncturing the existing roof of shop front retail spaces, a casual north-easterly deck opens the development towards the internal spaces which seamlessly flow from the outdoor living into the kitchen an...
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