Melbourne – Melbourne GPO

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A design studio integrated fitout combines with base building services to establish a new workspace on level two of the heritage listed Melbourne GPO building.

A hub of collaboration, the office design on the corner of Bourke and Elizabeth Streets facilitates open and informal communication alongside quiet spaces for more concentrated work.

Design collaboration opportunities are maximised in this 1,000 square metre studio with the integration of kitchen, meeting spaces, resource area and an outdoor terrace.

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New and old dramatically contrast to create a timeless aesthetic of recycled timber and steel on a backdrop of white masonry

“Maintaining and building on the landmark building’s unique heritage values, required a great deal of integrity. We had to source suppliers who appreciated these issues.” Elia Basso, Director, Basso Project Management

Client

  • ISPT

Role

  • Project Management
  • Tenancy Coordination

Challenges

  • Heritage building
  • Latent conditions
  • Limited site access
  • Operating retail centre for public