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Renovating your heritage home

From our inception as an architectural design practice 15 years ago, one particular type of project which DX Architects has been regularly asked to assist with, is the contemporary renovation to a heritage home. As is common in most Australian cities, the inner ring Melbourne...
04 May 22
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Sanctuary House

DX Architects recently completed the beautiful Sanctuary House. Defined by the desire to create a light, open & healthy space, The Sanctuary House resulted in a generous, contemporary, two storey house which sympathetically integrates into the heritage streetscape....
09 Mar 22
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Designing an Entry

The entry is critical in creating a strong first impression, whether that first impression is of grandiose luxury or discreet elegance, the entry will set the tone for experiencing a house. From the street, the entry must first be defined. It may be proud, recessive, inviting or...
09 Mar 22
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2021 HIA Australian Housing Awards

The Chisel House built by Blueprint Construction won the 2021 HIA Australian Housing Awards Renovation/Addition Project in the $1 million – $1.5 million category. A fabulous home, characterised by bold lines and offset angles. The Chisel house is revitalises an existing...
28 Feb 22
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Project Update: Camberwell

Nestled among the greenery in Melbourne’s East, our Camberwell project is is well underway with lockup completed this week. Including a swimming pool, open plan family living and a gym just to name a few features, this project is packed with personality from our clients to...
25 Feb 22
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ArchDaily feature – Blairgowrie House

Click here to read an article in ArchDaily featuring the The DX Blairgowrie Beach House on the Mornington Peninsula. This project retained and altered the rear proportion of the existing building and expanded the dwelling forward on a steeply sloped site to accommodate additional...
14 Jan 22
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DX Architects new office renovation

At DX Architects we have recently completed the renovation of our new Richmond office. As we move into 2022, we move into a new and improved space which we call home. An abundance of natural light, multi-level working spaces, a brand new meeting room and upstairs balcony are just...
14 Jan 22
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The Local Project Feature – Chisel House

DX Architects recently completed The Chisel House, which has been featured in “The Local Project”. The article outlines the design characteristics and drivers for the rear extension, including the restoration of the front Heritage façade. Read the article here: Click here to read...
16 Dec 21
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Incorporating nature into our homes

An important element of designing for wellbeing are designs that connect us to nature. As humans, we have tendencies to seek connections with nature and when designs and spaces connect us to nature it is proven to not only boost mental and physical wellbeing but it also increases...
01 May 20
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We’re still creating spaces: DX Architects during COVID-19

Here at DX Architects, we feel now more than ever it is our responsibility to ensure our homes provide you with all the comfort and safety you and your family needs. DX Architects is committed to the continuation of our work during the coronavirus period, and as such have...
24 Mar 20
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The Local Project Feature

DX Architects recently completed a contemporary house in Elwood. This project has been featured in “The Local Project” magazine with the article “Contemporary Interpretation of Neighbourhood Context – Elwood Residence by DX Architects”. Elwood...
16 Oct 19
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Renovating heritage homes: what you need to know before you start

Renovating heritage homes can be a challenging process to navigate. In property terms ‘heritage’ basically, are buildings recognised to have historic or cultural significance by the state or local government and are considered worthy of preserving their structure and aesthetic...
15 Oct 19
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Grand Designs Magazine Australia

DX Architects recently completed the major residential alterations & additions to a double fronted heritage Victorian dwelling in Richmond has been featured in Grand Designs Magazine Australia. The architectural design retains and enhances the existing double fronted heritage...
06 Jun 19
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Chic Haus Magazine

DX Architects recently completed the major residential alterations & additions to a double fronted heritage Victorian dwelling in Richmond has been featured on the cover of Mexico’s premiere architectural publication Chic Haus Magazine. The architectural design retains...
26 Feb 19
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Port Melbourne – Interior Concept

We are currently developing the interior concept for a inner city single fronted dwelling in Port Melbourne. Even the cat looks happy. This image is one of the 3d images of the proposed architectural design. As part of the design development process we usually explore the...
22 Feb 19
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