Master Builder of the Year | National 2016, 2019 | Victoria 2016, 2017, 2019
PROJECTS | Victoria

McIntyre Drive Social Housing






Department of Human Services


MGS Architects
Robert Bird Group


2013 Australian Institute of Architecture, National Frederick Romberg Award Residential Architecture Multiple Housing

2013 Australian Institute of Architects, Victorian Chapter The Best Overend Award Residential Architecture

DHS Altona involved the design and construct of 70 new social housing apartments on a brownfield site in the bayside Melbourne suburb of Altona.

Following a select tender, Kane Constructions was engaged by the Department of Human Services to commence works in May 2011. The incumbent design team comprising MGS Architects, Robert Bird Group and JBA Consulting Engineers were novated to Kane to complete the design.

The project comprised two four level buildings and extensive landscaping. Works were completed in mid 2012.

McIntyre Drive Social Housing was awarded the Frederick Romberg Award for Residential Architecture Multiple Housing at the Australian Institute of Architecture awards in 2013.