Great Architecture Is neither Limited to a Different Era or Style nor to Technology – Jesse Ant Architects (ARBV, Melbourne) 建筑设计事务所

Jesse Ant Architects was founded in 2013 by Antry Lau and Jessica Wang, as a husband and wife practice; they met at the University of Melbourne, and graduated together in 2009. They pursued careers in different firms, acquiring valuable skills from a diverse range and scale of architectural projects.

Jessica and Antry then started their own practice, Jesse Ant Architects. Almost 10 years later, the practice has evolved into what it is today because of their passionate multi-disciplinary approach delivering exceptional architectural design. This has not gone unnoticed by the Asia Pacific Property Awards:

  • The Tara, Kew (Best Architecture Single Residence Australia, 2021-2022)
  • Author Townhome, Box Hill South (Best Architecture Multiple Residence Australia, 2021-2022)
  • Rutland Road, Box Hill (Best Office Architecture Australia, 2021-2022)
  • Monash One, Clayton (Best Architecture Multiple Residence Australia, 2021-2022)
  • Ormond One, Ormond (Architecture Multiple Residence Australia, 2022-2023)

Each project begins from scratch and has its own character and needs. Each of the projects produce a unique outcome and aesthetic, which is clearly driven by their passion to explore and carefully ponder clients’ architectural conundrums.

Both Jessica and Antry believe that collaboration and teamwork cannot be overstated enough. They have confidence in their vast experience and knowledge and value critical input from their studio team: brainstorming concepts, driving realisation of projects and analysing projected outcomes. Teamwork is also built and showcased through out of work activities including the 2022 Dragon Boat Regatta in which the studio team won the second-place award for the corporate racing division.

When it comes to their clients, they know what meets the bar and how to resolve practical needs. Clients recognise the value of architectural language and stay satisfied for a very long time. During the planning stage, clients can typically face a tedious process: awaiting approvals, integrating feedback from consultants, dealing with the unexpected; Jesse Ant have built-up a large reservoir of knowledge and experience to navigate such situations efficiently. Even mundane tasks such as communication and coordination can also prove to be challenging; herein lies what Jesse Ant Architects believe to be a major strength, their ability to effortlessly coordinate the wants and needs of a myriad of consultants.

The next five years will see Jesse Ant wanting to further grow their diverse portfolio to encompass commercial, educational, mix-use development, and boutique residential projects. How will they strive to accomplish this? There is a growing demand from clients for bespoke designs to express their sense of individuality – customisation and specificity become central design elements. And always the push for an architecturally distinguished outcome.

” …Passion, focus and sensibility are key attributes of a masterful design.

A deep passion for outstanding architecture drives Jesse Ant Architects. In addition, the individual strengths of its two principal actors sustain excellence at a very high level: Antry is bold and decisive, whilst Jessica is detail-orientated and micro-manages the practice’s operation. Each one’s fortes perfectly augment the other, allowing for sophisticated architectural aspects to be managed forward over multiple architectural disciplines.

Their most recent recognition was by the World Architecture Festival, where their design of a Childcare Centre in Glen Waverley has been shortlisted for the future projects category. Jessica and Antry will be presenting this project to a live jury in Lisbon in December this year. This will not be the last you hear of them.

Jesse Ant 建筑设计事务所于 2013 年由 Antry Lau 和 Jessica Wang 伉俪在墨尔本共同创立。他们相遇于墨尔本大学,并于 2009 年共同取得建筑系硕士学位,此后相继在不同的事务所参与不同类型与规模的建筑设计。在积累了数年有价值的经验后,共同创立了 Jesse Ant 建筑设计事务所,致力于为生活,工作,学习和休闲,创造富有艺术感的空间。十余年如一日,基于他们对多个领域设计的热情,事务所发展至今日的规模。

事务所于近年悉数荣获了数个“亚太地区最佳建筑设计奖”(Asia Pacific Property Awards)。该奖项是广富盛名且广受认可的建筑设计奖项之一,由80多名行业专家组成的独立评审团进行评审,基于高品质的设计标准上专注衡量建筑项目的前瞻性,可塑性与创造性。获此殊荣的墨尔本项目包括:

  • The Tara, Kew (2021-2022年度澳洲最佳个体住宅设计) 
  • Author Townhome, Box Hill South (2021-2022年度澳洲最佳联排住宅设计)
  • Rutland Road, Box Hill (2021-2022年度澳洲最佳办公楼设计)
  • Monash One, Clayton (2021-2022年度澳洲最佳精品公寓设计)
  • Ormond One, Ormond (2022-2023年度澳洲最佳联排住宅设计)

出自Jesse Ant事务所的每个项目设计都独具风格特色,设计师们热衷于营造不一样的建筑空间,并认真思考业主的需求。

从项目初期的概念整合到后期的理念归一,Antry 与 Jessica 坚信团队协作的深远意义。他们自信于积累的设计经验和知识面,欢迎并重视团队成员的各方面投入:概念头脑风暴,从方案到项目落地的各个环节。团队协作在各种公司团建中也得到了锻炼,包括2022年参加墨尔本赛龙舟比赛,并喜获企业赛银奖。

面向客户层面,在设计规划阶段,客户需要面对相对冗长且枯燥的阶段,其中包括等待项目批准,整合顾问方给予的反馈,应对未知突发情况等等。对于此类过程,基于过去十余年的丰富经验,以实现客户的实际需要为基准,Jesse Ant事务所深知如何高效应对与顾问团队及客户间的沟通事宜,尽管保持高效沟通与协作通常颇具挑战性。

面对近期市场上‘定制设计’热潮的涌现,越来越多的顾客更倾向于能凸显其‘个性’的建筑设计。对此,在未来的五年间,Jesse Ant建筑事务所将继续致力于多领域定制化设计,专注于满足客户的个性和差异化需求,其中涵盖商业类项目,教育类项目,多元化项目及精品住宅类项目等。


 对出色设计的深厚热情是 Jesse Ant 建筑设计事务所不断前行的原动力。除此之外,事务所的两位主理人互补互助的个性及各自理念的优势,为公司的持续发展铺垫了完美基石。Antry的决策性与前瞻性,配合Jessica的细节把控与管理,成就了不同领域各具特色的设计。

更值得一提的是,近期建筑事务所设计的位于 Glen Waverley 的幼儿中心被世界建筑节(World Architecture Festival)提名了“未来最具潜力教育类项目“。Antry与Jessica已受邀,将于今年12月前往葡萄牙首都里斯本发表此项目。

Jesse Ant建筑设计事务所,致力做最精湛的设计,成为未来最无限的可能。

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