Category Archives: Canberra houses

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Forrest Fire Station and residences

The Forrest Fire Station precinct, which includes the Fire Station and seven residences, is located in Forrest at Section 35, Canberra Avenue, Manuka Circle, Fitzroy Street and Empire Circuit. The seven residences are made up of a two storey house at each of the four … Read More

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Evans Crescent Precinct, Griffith

The Evans Crescent Housing precinct in Griffith was designed by husband and wife architects Malcolm Moir and Heather Sutherland in 1939 and 1940. The houses are an example of the inter-war functionalist style with their asymmetrical cubic massing, roofs concealed by parapets, metal framed corner … Read More

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3 Wilmot Crescent, Forrest

3 Wilmot Crescent, Forrest was designed by Malcolm Moir in 1936. The two storey house is an early example of the inter-war functionalist style and followed Moir’s own residence at 43 Melbourne Avenue (1935). It exhibits features typical of the functionalist style: asymmetrical cubic massing, … Read More

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43 Melbourne Avenue, Forrest

43 Melbourne Avenue, Forrest was designed by Malcolm Moir as his own residence in 1935 and construction was completed in 1937. The house is an early example of the inter-war functionalist style with its asymmetrical cubic massing, simple geometric shape, roof concealed by parapet, metal … Read More