Sustainable, Low Energy Houses

Sustainable, Low Energy Houses

You don’t need a super-fantastic-amazing funny-looking low energy house to cut down your home energy use if you know what you’re looking for. Not every house in suburbia is a low energy house. You have probably noticed it yourself. Some homes are just naturally bright...
Earthships in Australia – Would you build one?

Earthships in Australia – Would you build one?

An ‘earthship‘ is a type of house that exists on the delicious, lunatic-fringe end of the green building world. Earthships in Australia are quite rare; the original prototypes built by Michael Reynolds are in New Mexico, USA. They are heavy stone-clad tyre structures...
Home Extension – What are your options?

Home Extension – What are your options?

Extending and modifying houses is nothing new. Throughout history, the way people live in their homes has been constantly changing. The invention of gas and electric cooking, for example, meant that the kitchen was no longer a fire risk and could be built inside...