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Victorian Apartment Design Standards

“More than three-quarters of new one-bedroom apartments built across the state are 50 square metres or less, which means they probably would have been illegal in Sydney, London and Adelaide” [i]. In July 2014, a draft of the proposed Victoria Apartment Design Standards (VADS) was leaked prompting heated debate amongst the planning, architecture and property[…]

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Apartments for Cars?

Within the space of three months two apartment developments in Moreland have attempted to provide zero car parking spaces. The Nightingale by Breathe Architecture failed despite support from Moreland Council while the Vincent Corporation succeeded despite opposition from the council. “No such arrangements [train, tram, bus, bike, foot] … are as convenient as private car[…]