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Jake Smallman

We’re on The Site Shed Podcast

The Site Shed is a fully dedicated podcast for tradespeople, exploring everything from technology in the workspace, right through to apprenticeships and current affairs. With regular guest appearances from industry experts, success stories and many various co-hosts, you’ll learn more… Continue Reading →

Open House Melbourne 2017

38 Westbury Street are taking part in the 10th edition of Open House Weekend, where people visit significant buildings and sites across the city to learn about how the built environment and urban planning initiatives and issues influence our culture… Continue Reading →

The green roof plan

After much deliberation and some great design work from our resident architect Stuart, we finalised our green roof plan. We came up with a plan to achieve a combination of sustainability and usability outcomes, be within our budget (just) and… Continue Reading →

Extreme gardening on the 92nd floor of the Eureka Tower

The Age has today run a story on the viability of using air plants on the tallest buildings on Melbourne’s city skyline as part of studies into greening the CBD. Interesting article and while we haven’t looked at air plants, it covers a… Continue Reading →

Architect Mordechai Benshemesh

38 Westbury Street was designed by acclaimed modernist architect Mordechai Benshemesh in 1951. He is well known for designing Melbourne landmarks including one of Melbourne’s first large scale modernist apartment blocks, Edgewater Towers in St Kilda. Following is a brief… Continue Reading →

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