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Sustainable Homes

Sustainable Homes

An Ultra-Sustainable Home On An ‘Undevelopable’ Melbourne Site

Hütt is a Melbourne practice setting a new standard of sustainable residential design, starting with the CEO’s own family home!

Sustainable Homes

A Timber Beach House Inspired By Its Humble Predecessor

An extensive renovation of a Mornington Peninsula beach shack by Agius Scorpo Architects that explores craft and ingenuity.

Sustainable Homes

Architects Team Up To Ditch Gas In Australian Homes

Leading Australian architects are pushing for all-electric homes. Here's everything you need to know to ditch gas for good.

Sustainable Homes

A Relocated Edwardian Home Gets A Sustainable Second Chance

Developers Melbourne Vernacular relocated and transformed this Melbourne home into a liveable, 7-star abode in Woodend.
Christina Karras

Sustainable Homes

A Striking Sustainable Family Home In Flinders

Nestled on the Mornington Peninsula, the 7.5-star home proves you don't have to compromise on design when it comes to sustainability.
Christina Karras

Sustainable Homes

An 8.4 Star Home In Australia’s Most Sustainable Housing Development

A South Gippsland home by EME Design that proves sustainable design can beautiful, clever, and cost effective.

Sustainable Homes

Two Sustainable Rental Properties In Melbourne’s Middle Ring

Bardolph Gardens by Breathe Architecture is an environmentally-sustainable and well-designed rental housing project in Melbourne's Glen Iris...

Sustainable Homes

A Sustainable Light-Filled Frankston Home Producing Negative Power Bills

This Frankston home proves sustainable building and materials can produce a home that's just as charming and comfortable than the next - and...

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A Sustainable Retreat In Rural Queensland Inspired By Classic American Glass Houses

Drawing inspiration from famous American projects the Glass House by Philip Johnson (1949) and Farnsworth House by Mies Van Der Rohe (1951),...

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A Modest Contemporary Home Inspired By Classic Tasmanian Shacks

Big Red by Architect George is a contemporary interpretation of an Australian shack in Primrose Sands, in south east Tasmania.

Sustainable Homes

This Thoughtful Mt Eliza Home Was Designed For 'Ageing In Place'

BENT Architecture designed this Mt Eliza home to accomodate its owners comfortably and securely, with an infallible connection to nature.

Sustainable Homes

A Prototype For Accessible + Responsible Suburban Housing

Bligh Graham delivers a prototype for responsible dense, green architecture in new builds.

Sustainable Homes

An Elevated 100sqm Beach Shack That Champions Passive Design

The Eucalypt House by Not All Architecture creates space beyond its modest footprint, whilst evoking a strong sense of nostalgia.

Sustainable Homes

The Australian Architects Designing New Houses For An Affordable Flat Fee

Purchase environmentally-friendly, architectural house plans for an affordable flat fee by new Australian business, Architopia.

Sustainable Homes

A Surprise Garden Brings This 'Pop-Up' Home To Life

Figr creates a unique language between architectural and landscaped spaces to truly maximise this small footprint home for a family of three...

Sustainable Homes

A Lush Inner-Melbourne Home That Powers Itself

The owners of Garden House by Austin Maynard Architects pay nothing for fuel or power – it all comes from this epic, high-tech sustainable...

Sustainable Homes

A Former Corner Store Turned Sustainable Family Home

A dilapidated, Federation-era shopfront is transformed into a truly unique, energy efficient home by CplusC Architectural Workshop.

Sustainable Homes

A Melbourne Home Turned From Tired, To Inspired!

A mere 39 square metre extension has made all the difference to the sustainability and functionality of this Northcote family home by Projec...

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