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Time to Take an Active Interest in Passive Houses
Residential
Thursday March 3 2016

Time to Take an Active Interest in Passive Houses

An interesting building and design conference was recently held in Melbourne. Guest speakers included architects, builders, engineers and building physics experts from Germany, the US and...

Recyclable Home can be Built in Only Four Days
Residential
Friday March 27 2015

Recyclable Home can be Built in Only Four Days

The Pop-Up House, a new sustainable housing prototype, requires only four days - and practically no tools or specific skills - to assemble.

Solar-Powered House in Canberra Follows the Sun
Residential
Wednesday April 9 2014

Solar-Powered House in Canberra Follows the Sun

The Girasole House uses a touch screen panel and can fully rotate in less than 10 minutes to face the sun and optimize solar energy collection.

Sustainability at the Core of Design
Residential
Thursday August 29 2013

Sustainability at the Core of Design

The Waverley Residence, a family home recently completed in Sydney’s suburb of Waverley, was created with sustainability at its core.