Dracula’s Cabaret Melbourne

  • Opened in 1980
  • Modelled in mock-gothic style
  • In architecture, a grotesque is a word to describe strange and disgusting imagery to convey a bizarre atmosphere originating from the gothic architectural style in the 1700s
  • Traditionally carved from stone and installed with or without water spouts, however is used to amplify the mock-gothic style to match the thematic imagery of the theatre (source)

RMIT Design Hub

    • Completed in 2012, encased in 16,000 Solar Panel enabled glass
    • Designed with both the technical operation of the building and the research and work conducted inside the building to be organic, growing, and change (Archdaily)
    • Automated sunshading that includes photovoltaic cells, evaporative cooling and fresh air intakes that improve the internal air quality and reduce running costs (Sean Godspell, architect)