Naturally lovely

Naturally lovely

Built with a focus on natural materials including hempcrete, this small home near Margaret River will provide a Perth couple with a comfortable, healthy, low-bills retirement.

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Into the woods

Into the woods

This treechange home in central Victoria didn’t start off as a Passive House project, but evolved into one through close collaboration between the owners, architect and builder.

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A pretty pair

A pretty pair

In inner Melbourne, a pair of dilapidated hundred-year-old townhouses was replaced with the best-practice 21st century version, with energy efficiency, recycled materials and neighbourhood connectedness firmly in mind.

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Mid-century modest

Mid-century modest

Preserving the essence of a 1950s home in Adelaide – while improving its functionality and performance – was the key to success for this budget-conscious extension project.

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Prefab prototype

Prefab prototype

A little gem of a backyard studio was the testing ground for a larger project aiming for considered suburban density on this Blue Mountains block.

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More with less

More with less

In the Canberra suburbs, this compact, energy-efficient secondary dwelling is affording a retired couple financial sustainability and the opportunity to age in place.

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Rich pickings

Rich pickings

Building a new, highly efficient home in their backyard that’s tailored just for them has brought this Melbourne couple satisfaction and financial sustainability.

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