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Build Hatch Podcast

Apr 26, 2023

In this episode of the Build Hatch Podcast, we had the opportunity to hear from Steph Richardson from InBetween Architecture

In this episode, we talk about:

  • Steph finished school and went to study music and the arts – this was her first exposure to Architecture.
  • She instantly fell in love with the history and cultural influence that came along with architecture.
  • Steph enrolled as a ‘mature age student’ at age 21 at the Melbourne University’s Architecture program and ‘strapped in for 6 years of study’.
  • Her advice for those on the long study path of architecture.
  • Working in medium sized firms and the opportunities she had for learning.
  • The correlation between music and, the creative process of architects.
  • Steph says, ‘Music is the space between the notes – that’s where the drama comes in.’ This is where their idea for the name ‘InBetween Architecture’ came from.
  • The Engawa Japanese veranda.
  • Steph walks us through step-by-step the re-design of a family home.
  • She says, ‘They key is to get individual elements to talk to each other and, reinforcing that.’
  • Working with clients and, Steph’s process for figuring out what they actually want.
  • When designing a home it is important to consider the different stages of life and, creating a space to support that.
  • The moment Steph realised that architects and builders are the same – the love the challenge and want to bring the picture in their head to life.
  • The Future for InBetween Architecture


Sit back and enjoy this helpful interview with Steph Richardson from InBetween Architecture



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