The Old Mechanics Institute Hall

A slice of history converted to a state-of-the-art inner city retreat featuring huge free-flowing entertaining and living zones over 340 square metres, with soaring vaulted ceilings. Just metres to the famous South Melbourne market and a host of attractions.

The Mechanics Institute Hall – think Victorian era guild or trades halls. Almost churchlike. This modern conversion plays with scale and height, positive and negative space, open and enclosed. Love the kitchen, the spiral staircase and the soaring grey ceilings, the clever use of half walls of storage to divide spaces and the privacy of the bedroom and bathroom tucked away in the mezzanine but a little confused by the large box like lights.

Here’s a video walkthrough:

It is being auctioned today, grab it while you can!

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