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HH Insider – Ashlea Salter

14/09/2021 - Celebration

We caught up with our fashionista and down-to-earth Senior Urban Planner, Ashlea Salter. A solutions focussed legend who loves nothing more than problem solving a great mystery. Ash has championed so much since starting at HH, and her laser focus and energy across the team…

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Charter Hall Transforming 480 Swan Street, Richmond

07/09/2021 - Articles, Celebration

Human Habitats are delighted to have played a pivotal role in Charter Hall’s most recent approval from the Minister for Planning through the Building Victoria’s Recovery Taskforce (BVRT). One positive of the 2020/21 pandemic has been the return of a development facilitation unit to DELWP….

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01/09/2021 - Articles

We are a firm of incredibly talented Town Planners, Urban Designers and Landscape Architects who now more than ever understand the impact great design and planning has on our local communities. What better way to see our surrounding community than to hit the pavement as…

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HH Insider – Hans Van Rijnberk

26/05/2021 - Celebration

HH Insider – Hans Van Rijnberk Hans joined HH at the very start of Melbourne’s long lockdown. His detailed academic and architecture focused background is something different that resonated with the HH team, and his unorthodox ride with us through the COVID lockdown has now…

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Step Back Into The 70’s For Your Next Staycay!

08/04/2021 - Celebration

With international holidays still but a distant memory, HH invites you to indulge in Ovolo Hotel’s latest property which opened last week. Ovolo Hotels are well known for applying a considered design philosophy that complements the surrounding architectural fabric.  We at HH love the bold…

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HH In Focus – Mulgrave

22/03/2021 - Celebration

The Human Habitats ‘HH In Focus’ series shines a light on HH project success and a chance to celebrate a project’s journey at milestone moments. Today’s article focuses on the recent approval by the City of Monash of Suleman Group’s hotel at 253-269 Wellington Road,…

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HH Insider – Rob Williams

22/03/2021 - Celebration

HH Insider – Rob Williams Rob Williams has been with Human Habitats from our very early days. He came to the team as a student attached to a goatee that he assured us made him look older. Approximately 5 years down the track he looks…

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Update to the Better Apartment Design Standards

02/03/2021 - Articles

On Sunday, Planning Minister Richard Wynne announced the release of the new Better Apartment Design Standards which will apply across Victoria. The standards have been released now to give authorities and the broader industry time to familiarise themselves with the changes before they are formally…

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HH Insider – Joe Grech

23/12/2020 - Celebration

HH Insider – Joe Grech Joe Grech came to Human Habitats replete with a man-bun and a truck load of confidence. Little remains of the man-bun, but while JoeyG still retains the confidence and good looks of his younger days, his more honed commercial edge…

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HH In Focus – 700 Collins Street, Docklands; Approved!

15/12/2020 - Celebration

The Human Habitats ‘HH In Focus’ series shines a light on HH project success and a chance to celebrate a project’s journey at milestone moments. We focus on our clients and fellow consultants and give our projects a voice through their diverse observations. Today’s article…

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