How to get a client to go for your most adventurous design
When Melbourne’s Prahan Hotel was ready for expansion, they went back to Techné, a local architectural firm they’d worked with before and with whom they had a lot of trust equity.
The hotel’s creative brief called for a design that was more conventional than not, but something no other Australian pub had.
“We actually expected [them] to go with the most adventurous idea,” says project architect Justin Northrup.
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