Passive building design is an aspect of good building design. There are seven key elements which can be used to design homes that are naturally heated and cooled and therefore require minimal mechanical heating or cooling.
There are specific features in a home that can significantly assist you in achieving a truly comfortable home; one which can easily and efficiently adapt to changes in climate.
Sometimes it’s hard to know where to start when you want to create a home that will deliver health, efficiency, comfort and connection to your local community. So we’ve put it all together for you. It’s called The 17 Things™.
Memory is the essence of the Breuer House – gathering, sharing and making memories. This family home design looks out to a tree canopy and incorporates ideas of modernism, the bushscape and affordability.
Each year, more and more beautiful, efficient and smart homes are being built to promote a healthy, comfortable and affordable lifestyle. Here are are some standouts to inspire you!
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.
Whether it’s checking the seals of your fridge or where the draughts are, our tips will also help you save on your bills! Our series of myth busters cracks into common myths about the home
Our tips will help you improve your overall home’s energy efficiency, making it more economical to run and helping to reduce your electricity, gas and water bills.
To make things easier, place multiple appliances on a single or multiple switch powerboard to avoid hard-to-reach spots and reduce the number of switches to flick.
Using white cabbage, carrot and turmeric. Cultured foods (also known as cultured, naturally fermented, fermented and pickled) not only taste fabulous they add interest to meals as condiments and assist healthy digestion.
With toasted millet, corn, chestnuts, walnuts and ginger. Autumn is for getting cosy and this dish delivers cosy beautifully. Sweet nugget pumpkins filled with a delicious millet stuffing.