These Natural Cabins are a testament to Noek Witzand’s three passions: the power of design, the beauty of the natural world and how both enhance ones well-being.
Caroline Pidcock provides an overview of this design challenge; an inspiring opportunity to create buildings that function elegantly and efficiently, now and as the future unfolds.
Here’s our easy reference Liveability Poster Guide to Prefab and Modular Homes, which lists Australian prefab companies. Find out about the different approaches to prefabrication, and varying advantages and applicability for different projects.
Sustainable architect Caroline Pidcock shares her own renovation challenges with a historic terrace home in Millers Point.
Good prefab design can provide high-quality buildings, to budget and on time so a prefab solution for their renovation was just the ticket for this Melbourne family.
This family found a classic “Sydney School” designed house with a great north orientation, beautiful bush setting and good bones then set about improving their little piece of paradise.
Meet architect Caroline Pidcock and her design for a terrace renovation in Petersham delivery light and liveability.
Underneath George Bernard Shaw’s little writing studio was a manually operated rotating floor base. Check out the plans to see how easy it was to make.
When he came to buy his 1980s townhouse in Perth almost 4 years ago Alex Bruce, who runs the life cycle assessment company eTool, was keen to put his sustainable ideas into practice.
The Girasole House in Canberra is pushing boundaries of what’ is possible in home design and passive orientation. Operated by a touch screen panel, the home can fully rotate in less than 10 minutes so you can rotate with the sun.
Kirsten Aberle and David Mason always knew they would renovate the 1920s red brick bungalow they bought in 2004. When daughter Elizabeth was born three years later, it was time to extend.
The Eco-Challenge home is all about promoting the sustainable building industry whilst challenging home owners to build the most sustainable home they can afford.
Home owners Michael and Heather went to unprecedented lengths to integrate energy and water saving systems into their home. The result is an attractive house with a tiny environmental footprint.