Located in an office building constructed from concrete, we made use of the loft ceiling setbacks from the street and the building’s materiality to enhance the dining experience. The objective of this project Is about (i) refinement of assemblage (ii) creating pockets of different dining experience within a small space.
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Architects EAT is a Melbourne based architecture and interior design practice.
Albert Mo and Eid Goh established their office in South Yarra, Melbourne in 2000, after graduating from the University of Melbourne, and gaining experience in various firms in Melbourne and Singapore. While overseeing projects and operating the administration of the firm together, Albert has developed a reputation in his residential and apartment projects, and Eid specialises in the hospitality & retail sector projects.
Both Albert and Eid have tutored design studios and delivered lectures at the University of Melbourne, and have been invited regularly as guest critic to student’s presentations in various Universities. They also actively engage in the works at The Australian Institute of Architects, with Albert served 2 terms at the Victorian Chapter Council from 2004 to 2008, and since 2010, Albert has also been invited as a jury member for the annual Victorian architecture awards program.
In addition, they have contributed to the education and the growth of the architecture field by delivering talks in various schools such as Camberwell Grammar School (2004, 2006) & Camberwell High School (2011, 2012), as well as program such as The Age Student Forum by The National Design Centre in 2007.
James Coombe joined the practice in 2005, and became an associate director in 2015. James is the new leader in the studio, in charge of all aspect in running of projects. He is committed to bringing together a suite of ideas for every building in a cohesive and finely resolved manner. He has also guided the practice in implementing the Building Information System (BIM), which facilitates an interactive and exploratory design process, whilst improving accuracy and reducing project costs and timeframes.
James engages actively at The Australian Institute of Architects, particularly the Smaller Practice Forum, in which he is a regular contributor.
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