MELBOURNE INDIGENOUS TRANSITION SCHOOL

Client: Melbourne Indigenous Transition School

Project category: Education

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Status: Completed 2016

 

McIldowie Partners have been long term partners with the founders of MITS, Rick and Liz Tudor working over a period of years to find a property suitable for their vision.

 

The site eventually located in the Vaucluse on Richmond Hill included a 2 storey Victorian Mansion ‘Lockington’ and extensive garden area.

 

Retaining and restoring the original house, a new residence and communal spaces have now been constructed at the rear in the vernacular of a modern inner urban neighborhood.

 

The heart of the residence is the Central Community Fire Pit inherent to indigenous Australian culture, the space creates an environment for learning, discussion and storytelling.

 

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