The Age

FARM By Joost

By emma On May 1, 2013

ROOFTOP FARMING IN MELBOURNE’S CBD…. This is Joost’s latest and brightest vision – a project to incorporate his passions; Sustainable Farming, Buildings & Food in one epicenter – FARM By Joost on the rooftop of 271 Collins Street, Melbourne. FARM…

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Daylesford House Open Day

By emma On November 15, 2012

Over 300 sustainably minded people turned out last Sunday to the picturesque town of Daylesford, Victoria for the Built By Joost Daylesford House Open Day. Built By Joost hosted an open day of their latest project, which is also Australia’s first bushfire…

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Joost wins The Age Good Food Guide award for Innovation

By emma On August 28, 2012

Congratulations to Joost who last night was honoured with the Innovation Award at The Age Good Guide Awards held at the National Gallery of Victoria. Joost who was somewhat surprised to be invited to the prestigious event, let alone take…

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The Age: Cafe collaborators create their own rubbish paradise

By By Joost Team On July 16, 2012

Published in The Age, Monday 16th July 2012 By Daniella Miletic Photo: Simon O’Dwyer, courtesy GROWING up next to a junkyard called Lex’s Rubbish Paradise in the Netherlands, Joost Bakker would often bring home bits of rubbish and stash…

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Broadsheet visits Silo by Joost

By By Joost Team On June 29, 2012

It’s opening morning of Silo by Joost, and on-the-pulse Melbourne publication Broadsheet pays a visit – Read the article here The Greenest Pedigree After the success of his Greenhouse pop-up, Joost Bakker is setting up a permanent spot on Hardware…

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We ♥ Turner and Lane

By emma On June 10, 2012

Turner and Lane‘s South Yarra and Malvern stores have Homewares By Joost shining through the windows. Love your work Susie and Libby! Turner and Lane source unique and bespoke pieces and constantly surprise their customers, with innovative and creative displays….

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How to save Earth’s most threatened tribe – The Awá

By Nicola On May 17, 2012

Amnesty International London notified Joost of a campaign, launched by Survival International and backed by Oscar winning actor Colin Firth, to save the most threatened tribe on Earth – the Awá – from invasion by a vast army of illegal…

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Jason Chan – You The Man

By Kelly On May 2, 2012

This week on the blog we are excited to introduce long time Joost collaborator and ‘Melbourne hospitality hero‘ Jason Chan, who shares with us his secret Lemonade Syrup recipe! “I’d rather be a black sheep than a white sheep: I…

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Joost ♥ P-Tree

By Kelly On April 20, 2012

We took the piss at the Melbourne Greenhouse, and in Denmark they are doing it too! We love this cheeky concept by Dutch studio Aandeboom. Via Dezeen      


Wega gets a Greenhouse makeover

By Kelly On April 18, 2012

At the MFWF Greenhouse By Joost, our modified Wega coffee machine acquired a passionate following, with facebook friends describing it as “Sexy!”, “Awesome!!” and “the ‘Terminator’ of coffee machines!”. Operated by Greenhouse’s highly skilled baristas Lee and Lachie, this beloved machine kept Melbourne caffeinated morning, noon…

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