Streat; An organisation that maximises the goodness we can do for people and planet


  • Location: Collingwood
  • Client: STREAT
  • Status: Complete
  • Category: Hospitality
  • Year: 2017
  • Photography: Alice Hutchinson


AIA Victorian Architecture Awards, Commercial Architecture, Commendation, 2017

Built on the traditional lands of the Wurundjeri People, this Collingwood project was conceptualised with community in mind. Converting the site of a former brothel into a training academy for disadvantaged young people to gain experience and skills in hospitality. It provides a relaxed setting for gatherings, learning and functions, with a café, roastery and catering as the activity hub, sprawling out to sun-filled outdoor spaces for guests and weekend markets.

150-year old heritage site re-imagined as a social enterprise — a revolutionary transformation.

Cromwell St building