Developer - Colin "Monty" Montaldo
Known to everyone as “Monty”, Colin Montaldo hails from inner-city Melbourne. For over 30 years Monty owned and operated a specialist Porsche muffler manufacturing company designing and distributing his creations worldwide. His diverse and innovate talent in engineering and stainless steel is highly respected. Monty has channelled his extensive experience into the design and construction of 32 Kerr. He has personally customised all the steel components for the functional and ornamental features of the apartments and been unsparing in his attention to detail. The development of 32 Kerr apartments has been a project of passion for Monty.
Architects - NMBW Architects
NMBW Architecture Studio is one of Melbourne’s most respected and renowned boutique architectural firms. With its emphasis on urban engagement and culturally specific design, NMBW was an ideal fit for the vision of 32 Kerr apartments. NMBW projects have been published in national and international journals, including Architecture Australia, Architectural Review Australia, Backlogue, Casabella, Transition, Urbis and Aardvark. NMBW has received a number of design awards from the Royal Australian Institute of Architects, including the “Melbourne Prize” for contribution to the public realm.
For more information see the NMBW website
Construction Company - Galvin Construction
Galvin Construction has an impressive portfolio spanning over five decades. The company has been involved in a plethora of Victorian building projects and is synonymous with quality construction. Galvin Construction has had a hand in developing much of the impressive architecture seen in Melbourne today – from shopping centres, hospitals and schools to modern apartment blocks in some of Melbourne’s most fashionable districts.
Awards2009 Victorian Architecture Awards:
Best Overall Award for Residential Architecture (Multiple Housing)
and The Melbourne Prize.
For the Micasa8 (Canada Hotel Redevelopment) project
Excellence in Construction of Commercial Buildings $10mil to $20
For Dalton McCaughey Library and Centre for Theology and Ministry, Parkville
Best project in Victoria;
Best concrete walls in Australia;
Best overall project in Australia.
For Luciano Rossetti Mausoleum
Pre-cast concrete walls.
For Monash University - Service Centre
For Victoria University
For more information see the Galvin Construction website