Cara Gabriel, Foolscap Studio.
“Scape provided us with their six identity pillars: ‘clean, but not cold’, ‘proudly pop’, ‘singular, not eclectic’, ‘be the pink sheep’ and ‘surprisingly daring’. We used these pillars as a driver for our design decisions throughout the space.”
For Scape, student accommodation is more than just providing rooms. Its new Melbourne building focuses on connecting the students to their surrounding city and each other, through bright, well-lit and colourful communal areas and an indoor/outdoor bleacher.
Photographer: Penny Lane
Foolscap Studio is an independent cross-disciplinary design practice centered around built environment and interior architecture at all scales.Visit website
Light Project Team
To design communal and social spaces over the ground and first floor. To reflect the branding, colour and approach of the global Scape brand.
Products: Hangover Long suspended spots, GOOOs recessed step lights.
Products: Lona S and Lona RV ambiental, Kalis S and Gyon SDI linear profiles.
Products: Tube 96 track spots (with custom colour finish in kitchen area), CAN 100 and 140 can lights – suspended and surface. Ridge Flat 17x8 LED linear
HIGHLIGHT AND IMPACT
Adjustable lights amplify colour; feature pendants reinforce brand identity; a custom lighting raft contains uplighting and orange powdercoated spotlights, pairing with the room’s orange motif.