Family Houses

This tri-house development in Melbourne’s leafy eastern suburb of Blackburn is designed for the needs of multi-generational families. Programatically each house has the same requirements, but each differs due to site conditions.

Art Special event previously on at SIBLING in Victoria, Australia.
From Sunday 01 January 2012 to Thursday 30 April 2015

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One factor is the location of significant trees, including an aboriginal scarred tree. SIBLING’s initial response to this context was to direct views from the houses onto these significant features. Being located alongside a public creek reserve popular among the local community, another strategy was to create a sense of privacy by keeping the residences out of public view.