John Demos Architects is an Australian firm working in Australia, Asia, the Middle East and Europe. The firm is a champion advocate for its clients — a reputation consolidated over 35 years of professional practice and an enviable record of accomplishing results for complex projects. The firm’s output extends across projects of all types and scale including wineries and hospitality, corporate offices, residences, medium to high density apartments, aged care, nursing home facilities and urban renewal projects.
The firm was founded in Melbourne in 1984 by John Demos. Under his leadership, it has become a highly successful architectural practice acclaimed for a high calibre of work across a multitude of projects. John Demos has a comprehensive understanding of the very real impact of planning, construction, economic, legal, cultural, statutory and regulatory framework on the practice of architecture.
Together with an acute appreciation of the personal aspirations of his clients, this makes each commission a unique set of circumstances for architectural opportunity, something he approaches with great vigor and intent. A skilled communicator and educator, John is a keynote speaker for the Institute of Architects education series, lectures at educational intuitions and conferences and has a mentorship program for graduates and under-graduates within his firm.
Composed of French Oak floors, quality finishes, expansive proportions and plentiful light – the open-plan living area is defined by an atmosphere of serenity. There is the option for a fireplace upgrade in all apartments, imbuing a sense of luxury whilst efficiently warming the space. Appointed with authentic stone benchtops, high-end appliances and ample storage throughout, the kitchen has been carefully designed to cultivate an inspiring and effortless living experience.
In upper-level apartments, the living area spills out onto a large terrace complete with lush landscaping and spectacular city views. Open the sliding doors during the warmer months to form an expansive, indoor-outdoor entertaining space. There is the option for a plunge pool upgrade in the penthouse apartments, fostering outdoor living at its most sophisticated.
Each ground floor apartment features its own private courtyard, surrounded by an oasis of thriving vegetation. This will create a sense of tranquillity whilst providing a spectacular green outlook to the living area. The large paved patio offers the perfect setting for an alfresco dinner party, or simply a place to unwind and connect with nature.
Light-filled and exquisitely appointed, the master suite is a sanctuary for rest and rejuvenation. The bedroom enjoys direct access to the terrace as well as a custom walk-in robe featuring built-in shelves, hangers and drawer space. Illuminated by soft dappled light, the connecting ensuite is adorned in a textural palette of finishes, with considered storage options and a double-vanity.