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    Strawbale Cottage

    Our home is a small strawbale cottage in Witchcliffe. I built this cottage 2 years ago as an owner builder, with limited building experience the building and a strong interest in straw bale construction. We have recently just poured 2 more concrete slabs for future living areas, in which...
    Witchcliffe, WA 6286
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    Osprey Waters Sustainable Demonstration Home

    This sustainable demonstration home and sales office was designed and constructed as part of the Mirvac Osprey Waters master planned community, a 36 hectare 407 lot development situated adjacent to the Mandurah Estuary. Constructed from Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs), the home was built in...
    Erskine, WA 6210
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    Yellagonga View

    Double-glazed, passive-house oriented double storey-home with solar panels and heat saving devices, cellular shades and blinds. A apricity room to North provides a boiler room in winter and a heat insulation trap in summer. In the garden are wicker beds plus hydroponics for growing vegetables and...
    Joondalup, WA 6027
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    Fair Harvest

    Fair Harvest is a commercial venue set in a retrofitted farm shed, the building is used to host events related to sustainability. The aspect of the shed has been cleverly changed from Eastern facing to Northern facing and the combination of insulation, window glazing, curtains and fans has...
    Margaret River, WA 6285
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    Dibbler House

    A relocated gem...originally a church in Bunbury, later an op-shop & finally bought on eBay!...the current owner trucked it to its new location, before painstakingly restoring & extending it. Built predominantly of recycled materials, it's latest incarnation is a stylish family home with a...
    Margaret River, WA 6285
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    Greenwood Green

    Our 1973 home on 600sq metres was a typical suburban northern suburbs Perth home when we bought it 20 years ago. One main feature we wanted was that it was north-facing so we knew we would have reduced heat from the east and west in summer, and plenty of warming northern light in winter.  It has...
    Greenwood, WA 6024
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    Strawbale on Yates

    Light filled, airy and comfortable architect-designed, owner-built, timber framed, lime rendered strawbale home on a 12 acre bush block. Split level design to connect with nature outside. Passive solar where site orientation allowed. Thermal mass with concrete slab, rendered brick chimney...
    Margaret River, WA 6285
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    Honeyeater House

    With a mere 79sqm floor area this award-winning yet humble home is an exercise in pared-back living. The considered design, driven by a desire to eliminate all superfluous elements, (& slash the mortgage!), has resulted in a highly individual & truly affordable space. Simple passive...
    Margaret River, WA 6285
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    one2six ashton

    one2six ashton is the architects own house and home office, west of Margaret River town, high on a slope overlooking the river valley and national park. The building is on 3 levels, 20sqm cellar, 115sqm ground floor living, 60sqm atelier, 50sqm roof deck. We aimed to make a contemporary and...
    Margaret River, WA 6285
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    Dave and Phil's place

    Six years ago we undertook a renovation of our 1969-built suburban home, to extend and to reduce our carbon footprint. Come and have a look around, and see how things are going six years on - the impact on our utility bills, the actual reduction in resource use, and the pros and cons of the...
    Bull Creek, WA 6149
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    Wilkinson's House

    This house is being supported by Solar Dwellings. This is the third passive solar house that I have had built, and the most successful by far. Griff Morris has been a great help all the way through the project...
    Harrisdale, WA 6112
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    Genesis by The Green Swing - Unit 2

    We are looking forward to opening our home again this year for Sustainable House Day. Even if you have visited before, come and have a look to see how things have changed 3-4 years on, especially the sump community garden has grown and...
    Lathlain, WA 6100
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    Bicton Passive Solar Home

    This passive solar home is orientated north to maximise exposure to the winter sun. The large northern windows allow for this winter sun to penetrate the home. The high thermal mass of the dark tiles used in the kitchen, dining and living room, will absorb the heat during the day and release it...
    Bicton, WA 6157
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    The Small House Project

    Walking distance to the main street of Margaret River and a stone’s throw from the farmer’s markets, schools and beautiful organic garden the Small House Project is home to a family of 4 – 6 (depending on who’s around at the time). Designed to adapt to the changing needs of the family...
    Margaret River, WA 6285
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    Bicton solar passive studio house

    This small house was the realisation of a long held goal to build a solar passive house for myself. I deliberately did not engage a professional architect as I wanted to show that simply adopting the basics of orientation, glazing, thermal mass, shading and through breezes would yield a highly...
    Bicton, WA 6157
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    Wilderness House

    This hand built bespoke house and studio, set between Margaret River town and Prevelly Park coastline, are situated on 3ha of once degraded farmland purchased in 1987, which is now regenerated with bush and trees for wood production. The building and land development have been an ongoing project...
    Margaret River, WA 6285
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    Little House on Little Howard Street

    Situated in a Fremantle heritage precinct, sandwiched between Wray avenue and South terrace, "LittleHouse18" on Little Howard street is an owner build project that sets out to combine the challenge of building a contextually compassionate new home with a myriad of sustainable attributes. In a tiny...
    Fremantle, WA 6160
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    The Siding

    Community of mixed apartments and townhouses sharing communal gardens and bike storage. Extremely high energy efficiency (9+), Gold eTool rating, rain water capture and reuse, PV systems, solar hot water, single garage with provision for e-car, use of reverse brick veneer, double-glazed windows,...
    Lathlain, WA 6100
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    Ron n Rita's Wanneroo rural house

    This house on a rural property in Wanneroo, north of Perth, was owner-designed and built in 1990. It features a north-facing passive solar design with shade provided in Summer by grape vines. Its limestone exterior, brick interior and slate floors provide a high thermal mass. A wood stove with...
    Wanneroo, WA 6065
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    Earth Sheltered house Quindalup

    Our house is a Earth sheltered steel tunnel structure that has been used in the mining sector for around 75 years. The massive corrugated steel panels are bolted together with 2000 high tensile 22mm bolts and nuts. The entirety of the steel structures weight assembled, is 19 tonnes. The whole...
    Quindalup, WA 6282
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    Trigg House

    This sustainable home in Trigg was designed specifically as a long term residence for a mature aged couple. The home is both comfortable and easily accessible for them, whilst still providing room for their much loved grandchildren. Universal access was a key feature of the design, not only to...
    Trigg, WA 6029
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    Hami Hill Sustainable Home

    We wanted to show you how an ordinary bloke could transform an ordinary house into an inspiring sustainable home using nine key strategies. Chris explains: 1. Create a clever house and garden – we transformed our home so that it doesn’t guzzle water, leak nutrients,...
    Hamilton Hill, WA 6138
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    Blinco St. Ecohome

    Our Blinco street echome, was kickstarted up after we completed a landmark course in Nov, 2014. It inspired us to clean out the trash and mindfully dream up a passion project which could also put a roof over our heads. Our vision was to create an active & adaptable solar passive home. We...
    Fremantle, WA 6160
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    The rare gem unit

    This modern two bedroom passive solar home was built for comfort and universal access. Fixed Sun Control Louvres  are fitted along the North facing windows which keep out the Summer sun and allow the Winter sun to penetrate deep into the home, thus keeping a comfortable temperature. Twice a...
    Mandurah, WA 6210
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    HayDaze

    Octagonal Strawbale house with Recipricol Roof Both load bearing, post and beam construction. mezzaneen...
    Jandakot, WA 6164
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    Blackwall Reach Parade Residence

    Please visit our custom-designed home with loads of sustainable features including:
    • Weather station – this monitors the external temps, wind speed and direction, humidity, rain,  sun position, ambient light etc  this info is then used to manage the rest of the homes’...
    Bicton, WA 6157
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    'Beach House'

    Note: The following sustainability professionals will be onsite between 1:30 - 3:30pm to answer any questions regarding 24 Naylor Street or any other questions:
    • Janik Dalecki: Principal of Dalecki Design Building Design and designer of 24 Naylor Street who specializes in sustainable,...
    Beaconsfield, WA 6162
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    Fiore by Psaros

    Be among the first to see a showcase of one of Perth's most sustainable apartments! A range of initiatives will be showcased including a demonstration of how to establish...
    West Leederville, WA 6007
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    Element Builders Sustainable Display Home

    This 204 square metre home for a family of four is situated in the suburb Woodbridge on a rear sub-divided lot. It consists of 3 bedrooms, a home office/study, with spacious living areas connected to an outdoor pool and covered deck. The floor plan is based around a series of self-contained...
    Woodbridge, WA 6056
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    Phil and Donna's Place

    After designing, admiring and seeing the benefits of passive solar designed homes, we decided we needed to build and live in one ourselves. The outcome? Our home – a simple, no-frills approach to passive solar design, relying on core principles...
    Mundaring, WA 6073
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    Hacienda Verde

    10 Star-Energy Efficient-Zero Carbon Residence Green Gateway Services PTY. LTD. will unveil its completed 10 star energy efficient, zero carbon residence, located at 409 Marrinup Drive, Yallingup in November of 2016. The Director of Green Gateway, Todd Mason,...
    Yallingup, WA 6282
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    South Perth House

    Ours is a large family home that was designed to cater for a family of five, and extra house guests when required, as well as providing completely accessible facilities. We also wanted to use materials that would be low maintenance, long-lasting and provide energy efficiency. To achieve this,...
    South Perth, WA 6151
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    Hamilton Hill House

    The renovation to our old house has been designed around passive solar design principles. The rear of our home is angled at 45 degrees to promote cross flow ventilation and make the most of the winter sun in summer. Large north facing windows and sliding doors which allow sunlight to build heat...
    Hamilton Hill, WA 6163
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    Silver Tree Steiner School

    Silver Tree Steiner School is set in 25 acres of stunning bush land in Parkerville just 40 minutes to the city of Perth. The school was founded in response to a common aim of parents who wished for their children to receive a Steiner Education in the Perth Hills. Founded in 1997, the first...
    Parkerville, WA 6081
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    Strawbale Farmhouse

    Strawbale eco-farmhouse, superinsulated, passive solar heating autumn through spring utilising mass coloured concrete floor as the main solar heater and thermal battery, wood fire runs an average of two evenings a week in winter as temperature usually stays in low 20s through passive solar heating...
    Redmond, WA 6327