Architect-designed cubby house wins big for Melbourne Youth homelessness charity

Architect-designed cubby house wins big for melbourne youth homelessness charity
The Relic by Porter Davis Homes sold for the highest price at $17,200

Youth homelessness charity Kids Under Cover recently auctioned off five cubby houses designed and constructed by architects and builders for the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show, raising more than $100,000.

The annual Cubby House Challenge event asks builders and architects to imagine and create their dream cubby houses, and this year five projects were submitted.

The five projects included:

Pl-yground by Matt Gibson Architecture + Design and Hartman Homes
Duplay by Archsign, James Hardie, CasProperty and Gratton
Cubey House by Arkhefield and Grocon
Fun House by Fairhaven Homes
The Relic by Porter Davis Homes

The cubby houses boasted features including a climbing net, interior turf and a chalkboard hatch door (The Relic) as well as brightly-coloured 3D pyramid wall cladding (Fun House). Among the designs was a pixelated version of a treehouse that strongly recalls the graphic style of video game Minecraft (Cubey House) and a dual-use cubby with two distinct bright colour schemes (Duplay). […]

Aline Chahine
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1 thought on “Architect-designed cubby house wins big for Melbourne Youth homelessness charity”

  1. This is a very beautiful house design, I appreciate the designer of this house. I like cycle on this house, It look very beautiful and amazing. great Idea

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