An innovative apartment development in Melbourne's inner north whose planning approval was rescinded by the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) due to insufficient car parks has since been re-approved by local government.

The designers of the twenty-unit Nightingale apartment complex, Breathe Architecture, sought to create a more affordable and sustainable residential development in the inner-north Melbourne suburb of Brunswick via the elimination of certain features that many are beginning to consider superfluous in denser, urban environments, such as a large number of car parks and individual laundries. After obtaining approval from Moreland…