Publication: Apartments & Developments

Low-car communities are key to more sustainable living

Late last year, when the Dutch city of Utrecht unveiled its plans for a completely car-free neighbourhood, many took note. While Utrecht is specifically designing new infrastructures to make the community more bike and pedestrian-friendly, many Melbourne suburbs already have similar infrastructures in place, making low-car communities entirely achievable.

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Article by Apartments & Developments – Oct, 2021

Publication: Domain

The Melbourne architects leading the way in sustainability

From the founders of Nightingale Housing comes another sustainable multi-residential development.

Founders of Melbourne practice Breathe, Jeremy McLeod and Tamara Veltre, are the driving force behind some of Australia’s most sustainable and innovative housing projects.

Following the continued success of their not-for-profit organisation Nightingale Housing comes their latest multi-residential project, Neighbourhood, developed by Antipodean Land Developments in Brunswick East.

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Article by Domain – Sep, 2021

Publication: Apartments & Developments

Melburnians have an appetite for a sustainable lifestyle and Neighbourhood delivers

Neighbourhood in vibrant Brunswick East, only 4km from Melbourne CBD, raises the bar for eco-conscious standards in medium-density, inner-city living. Located next to Balfe Park, this Antipodean development was envisioned in collaboration with pioneers in sustainability Breathe and Openwork; spanning four detached buildings that circle a lush central courtyard.

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Article by Apartments & Developments – Sep, 2021


Meet the neighbours: the locals of Brunswick East

While we’ve all been spending extra time close to home, we’ve had the chance to take a good hard look at the suburb we live in.

Suddenly, what’s in our immediate vicinity matters more than ever (five kilometres, anyone?).

Ceramicist Lisa Frankland thinks she’s one of the lucky ones.

The Brunswick East resident describes her local neighbourhood as “a melting pot of a bunch of things that I really value in life”.

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Article by Brigid Blackney – Sep 3, 2021

Publication: Broadsheet

Tread Lightly on the Planet at Neighbourhood, Brunswick East’s New Village-Style Apartments

“There will be no gas, everything will run on electricity. All the power will come from certified renewable energy sources – not coal-fired generators.”

That’s Jeremy McLeod, founder and design director of Breathe, speaking about his firm’s latest creation: Neighbourhood. The new apartment development operates on a carbon-neutral basis, without using any fossil fuels.

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Article by Ruby Saber – 10 July, 2021.


Inner-city developers are making sustainable living a breeze

With the future of the planet in everyone’s hands, living sustainably is integral to minimising our impact on the environment and combating climate change.

There are few better ways to make a difference than choosing an environmentally friendly home, using renewable energy and having access to the right amenities to live locally.

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16 June, 2021


7 reasons why Brunswick East is one of Melbourne’s top cultural hotspots

This inner-north suburb is taking its turn in the limelight thanks to a buzzing food, design and sustainability scene that buyers are applauding.

The inner-north suburb of Brunswick East was once thought of as a semi-industrial hub, known more for its warehouses, factories and workshops than its residential housing.

However, it’s recently emerged as one of Melbourne’s most desirable cultural destinations.

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28 May, 2021