The Design Emotive • Documentary, Special Interest, 01-Jan-2021
Glen Chamberlain of Chamberlain Architects was a lead architect in the Merri Green development in Northcote, with a range of townhouses and apartments that borders the Northcote golf course and Merri Creek. Designed as an alternative to the more traditional home, Merri Green proves you can have a sizeable, sustainable home in an apartment/townhouse setting.
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