93 results
    The Woodend Winter Lodge
    The Woodend Winter Lodge
    Woodend VIC 3442
    2.98 km from postcode 3442
    This Family House is built on a bush setting, and is the second house to be built on this parcel of land. The site is..
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    Anne Road Strawbale House
    Anne Road Strawbale House
    Woodend VIC 3442
    2.23 km from postcode 3442
    Dave and I discussed straw bale building on our very first date and this winter we moved in after years of owner..
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    UDH (Ultimate Dream House)
    UDH (Ultimate Dream House)
    Woodend VIC 3442
    3.00 km from postcode 3442
    We are a very short stroll from the main street in Woodend, which is 60 minutes by train from Melbourne. We wanted a..
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    Inga Linga Strawbale House
    Inga Linga Strawbale House
    Woodend VIC 3442
    3.35 km from postcode 3442
    This home was built with the intention of living a simpler, healthier, more sustainable way of life. Starting with..
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    Lot 6
    Lot 6
    Woodend VIC 3442
    6.52 km from postcode 3442
    Although the word sustainable wasn't in broad use back in 1983, thinkers such as David Suzuki and Bob Brown, and groups..
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    Cool temperate 1980s brick veneer retrofit
    Cool temperate 1980s brick veneer retrofit
    Newham VIC 3442
    7.01 km from postcode 3442
    “Starter” retrofit | Climate Zone 7 | Water efficiency | Window Coverings | Landscaping | Draughtproofing | Laundry..
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    Jocks Gully
    Jocks Gully
    Ashbourne VIC 3442
    9.92 km from postcode 3442
    Our mudbrick house is on 30 acres next to Wombat State Forest. It has great passive solar design, solar PV system,..
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    Kyneton Retrofit
    Kyneton Retrofit
    Kyneton VIC 3444
    12.68 km from postcode 3442
    WELCOME, we’re Brian and Silvana, and we’ve always been interested in (and mostly employed in) sustainability..
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    Ram Rock
    Ram Rock
    Benloch VIC 3435
    18.03 km from postcode 3442
    The goal was to create a self-sustainable house that did not compromise on modern comforts or conveniences. Anyone..
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    Strawbale Farmhouse in Riddells Creek
    Strawbale Farmhouse in Riddells Creek
    Riddells Creek VIC 3431
    Booking required – see link below
    18.26 km from postcode 3442
    1998: We were inspired to build our own Strawbale house after attending an alternative house tour in Beechworth. We..
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    Owl Woods Passive House
    Owl Woods Passive House
    Trentham VIC 3458
    22.23 km from postcode 3442
    After many renovations we'd always wanted to build a house from scratch. High on our priority list was sustainability,..
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    Cocoon House
    Cocoon House
    Newbury VIC 3458
    23.43 km from postcode 3442
    COCOON HOUSE (Designology’s prototype 'Convertible Home'), is open Sustainable House Day. This multi-award winning..
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    Linard House
    Linard House
    Greendale VIC 3341
    31.96 km from postcode 3442
    Ultra modern house utilising sound environmental design, modern building materials and technology to create a bush fire..
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    Green Retreat
    Green Retreat
    Hepburn Springs VIC 3461
    35.99 km from postcode 3442
    The Green Retreat is designed and built to the Passivhaus standard; this standard developed in Germany sets stringent..
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    Peter and Natasha's Strawbale Home
    Peter and Natasha's Strawbale Home
    Merrimu VIC 3340
    36.10 km from postcode 3442
    * This may be the last time our home is open for Sustainable House Day, as it is now up for sale - so if you have been..
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    Castle in the Sky
    Castle in the Sky
    Musk Vale VIC 3461
    36.91 km from postcode 3442
    Cosy hand built home. Everthing is either recycled, found, natural and/or free. Predominantly cob with a strawbale..
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    Chewton Hemp House
    Chewton Hemp House
    Chewton VIC 3451
    Booking required – see link below
    38.63 km from postcode 3442
    Sorry - Tickets are completely Sold Out for Chewton Hemp House. The Chewton Hemp House was a work of love for the..
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    The Shansion
    The Shansion
    Castlemaine VIC 3450
    41.15 km from postcode 3442
    The Shansion. Our Shed/Mansion We’d set our sights on an budget minded energy efficient renovation for our next..
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    Noonameena – Our Bush Resting Place
    Noonameena – Our Bush Resting Place
    Redesdale VIC 3444
    42.58 km from postcode 3442
    Tours for Noonameena will start every hour on the hour, starting at 10pm with the last tour starting at..
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    The Paddock Eco Village
    The Paddock Eco Village
    Castlemaine VIC 3450
    Booking required – see link below
    42.33 km from postcode 3442
    Book your tickets here to visit The Paddock Eco Village. All profits from these tickets will go to Indigenous..
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    Berkeley Castlemaine
    Berkeley Castlemaine
    Castlemaine VIC 3450
    41.96 km from postcode 3442
    This three bed and two bath home has been renovated with passive solar design principles in mind to maximise the winter..
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    Sunstone
    Sunstone
    Doreen VIC 3754
    48.97 km from postcode 3442
    One of the few buildings in the world certified as Passivhaus Plus and the only one outside Europe. A small house..
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    Mungo Park
    Mungo Park
    Newlyn VIC 3364
    48.48 km from postcode 3442
    The design draws on inspiration from surrounding examples of vernacular farmhouses and shedding which have endured the..
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    The House Barellan
    The House Barellan
    St Albans VIC 3021
    52.92 km from postcode 3442
    Built in the early '90s in a new development, this house is an open-plan design that achieved the equivalent of 5 Stars..
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    Steve and Zoe's
    Steve and Zoe's
    Springmount VIC 3364
    54.38 km from postcode 3442
    The owners of this property built there strawbale home on what was formally a harvested pine plantation Through years..
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    John's Energy Efficient House
    John's Energy Efficient House
    Tarneit VIC 3029
    56.08 km from postcode 3442
    My aim was to build an energy efficient, comfortable home within a modest budget. To this end a standard design of a..
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    Albion Eco-Living Centre
    Albion Eco-Living Centre
    Sunshine VIC 3020
    55.23 km from postcode 3442
    Sustainable House Day is a great excuse to check the Albion Eco-Living Centre- a fine example of a sustainable..
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    Napier Crescent - A Step Closer
    Napier Crescent - A Step Closer
    Essendon VIC 3040
    56.89 km from postcode 3442
    Since the SHD last year, this house has undergone a renovation and extension to accommodate the family for the future...
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    Energy Freedom Home
    Energy Freedom Home
    Essendon VIC 3040
    56.93 km from postcode 3442
    This period family home has been retrofitted for efficiency and has recorded a reduction in gross energy and water..
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    The Nest
    The Nest
    Brunswick West VIC 3055
    58.77 km from postcode 3442
    The renovation of this Californian bungalow sought to create better spaces for a resourceful and low-impact family..
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    West Brunswick Sustainable House
    West Brunswick Sustainable House
    Brunswick West VIC 3055
    59.12 km from postcode 3442
    The West Brunswick Sustainable House was Victoria's first grid connected solar powered house. In 2017 the house is..
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    Trish and Rex's
    Trish and Rex's
    Creswick VIC 3363
    59.18 km from postcode 3442
    The site is situated between a busy road and a railway line, so sound proofing and privacy had to be built-in, and the..
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    Not a Hero House
    Not a Hero House
    Preston VIC 3072
    60.67 km from postcode 3442
    ‘‘Not a Hero House’, a passive solar house in inner-city Melbourne, combines the generosity of a Californian..
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    CERES Ecohouse
    CERES Ecohouse
    Brunswick East VIC 3057
    61.90 km from postcode 3442
    This is an ongoing retrofit of a typical inner-Melbourne home and garden addressing a broad suite of considerations for..
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    Cat and Gary's House
    Cat and Gary's House
    Preston VIC 3072
    61.41 km from postcode 3442
    This extension upgraded a 1920s Edwardian home to a sustainable dwelling with fun built in. Set back at ground level..
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    Edwardian Bungalow Heading to Grid Independence
    Edwardian Bungalow Heading to Grid Independence
    Brunswick East VIC 3057
    62.40 km from postcode 3442
    Inner city Edwardian brick bungalow on a generous plot with an architect-designed renovation.  The sleep out was..
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    Barkly Street Collective
    Barkly Street Collective
    Brunswick VIC 3056
    61.53 km from postcode 3442
    Welcome to the Barkly Street Collective. A Collective enabled by HIP V. HYPE is a workshare space for like-minded..
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    Bellairs Avenue
    Bellairs Avenue
    Seddon VIC 3011
    61.45 km from postcode 3442
    When Kat and Joel bought their home 14 years ago, it was a rustic old Edwardian shopfront with a train carriage in the..
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    Melbourne Vernacular
    Melbourne Vernacular
    Yarraville VIC 3013
    62.04 km from postcode 3442
    This 100-year-old workers cottage in Yarraville was painstakingly renovated with the goal of showcasing the best trends..
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    Roseleigh Project
    Roseleigh Project
    North Fitzroy VIC 3068
    63.21 km from postcode 3442
    This sustainable addition to a period brick home is carefully considered to be respectful of the original building, its..
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    Ian's home- Case Study: Victorian Residential Efficiency Scorecard Assessment
    Ian's home- Case Study: Victorian Residential Efficiency Scorecard Assessment
    Watsonia VIC 3087
    63.16 km from postcode 3442
    Our open house is a before and after demonstration of the benefits of..
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    MM House
    MM House
    Northcote VIC 3070
    Booking required – see link below
    63.70 km from postcode 3442
    Book your tickets here to visit MM House. This home is open for pre-booked tours only, the address will not be..
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    Collingwood House
    Collingwood House
    Collingwood VIC 3066
    65.38 km from postcode 3442
    This house on a small lot makes the most of space available, starting from the top there is a roof terrace which..
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    Alan's House
    Alan's House
    Briar Hill VIC 3088
    65.87 km from postcode 3442
    This house is primarily a retrofit demonstration for existing/traditional/standard homes that shows the cheapest/DIY..
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    Anne's Garden
    Anne's Garden
    Fitzroy VIC 3065
    Booking required – see link below
    65.22 km from postcode 3442
    Anne is opening only her beautiful garden for Sustainable House Day.  It will be worth the visit. Anne has lived in..
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    Solar Sollew
    Solar Sollew
    Seaholme VIC 3018
    64.89 km from postcode 3442
    Solar Sollew is a model example of how low-impact a home can be when all the elements of sustainable design are..
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    Contemporary Straw Bale House
    Contemporary Straw Bale House
    Buninyong VIC 3357
    64.04 km from postcode 3442
    We owner built our passive solar medium sized strawbale house starting in November 2008.  We have been living there..
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    Tiny Chapel on Wheels
    Tiny Chapel on Wheels
    Kinglake VIC 3757
    64.10 km from postcode 3442
    NOTE TO VISITORS: It is a rural property you will be coming to. The last 500m are on unsealed road, please be aware of..
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    Radiata Display Cabin
    Radiata Display Cabin
    Wendouree VIC 3355
    65.26 km from postcode 3442
    Completed just in time for Sustainable House Day is an architecturally designed 1 bedroom display home, built by HIA..
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    The Backyard Garden House
    The Backyard Garden House
    Clifton Hill VIC 3068
    64.99 km from postcode 3442
    This single-storey house was constructed in 2010. It is located in an 'open backyard' setting, created by the small..
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    Johnson St Ballarat house
    Johnson St Ballarat house
    Ballarat VIC 3350
    65.93 km from postcode 3442
    The passive heating and cooling elements into the house extension include room orientation, north facing windows for..
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    Natalie and Daryl's Earthship Inspired House
    Natalie and Daryl's Earthship Inspired House
    Hurstbridge VIC 3099
    67.62 km from postcode 3442
    We wanted a modest home that represented our desire to live a healthy and environmentally conscious lifestyle. Our home..
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    Conscious Home
    Conscious Home
    Eltham VIC 3095
    67.88 km from postcode 3442
    Winner of the 2006 HIA National Greensmart Award for Resource Efficient Housing this building showcases environmentally..
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    Carbonlite Home
    Carbonlite Home
    Eltham VIC 3095
    Booking required – see link below
    68.21 km from postcode 3442
    Sorry – Tickets are completely Sold Out for Carbonlite Home  We aimed to keep the charm and character of the..
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    Reverse Brick Veneer House Buninyong
    Reverse Brick Veneer House Buninyong
    Buninyong VIC 3357
    67.76 km from postcode 3442
    This house has been designed for the 'down-sizer'. It incorporates solar orientation, reverse brick veneer..
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    Panton Hill Dream Home
    Panton Hill Dream Home
    Panton Hill VIC 3759
    70.11 km from postcode 3442
    We thought long and hard about how we could change our uncomfortable concrete box into our dream home. Starting with..
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    Longmore Street
    Longmore Street
    St Kilda West VIC 3182
    Booking required – see link below
    69.26 km from postcode 3442
    Public transport - light rail Route 96 stop 131 Fraser Street. Parking note -  “Please avoid Longmore Street, park..
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    Hawthorn house
    Hawthorn house
    Hawthorn VIC 3122
    69.48 km from postcode 3442
    Renovation of a west-facing Victorian cottage on a small block, with very limited access to north sun, to make it more..
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    Kew Multigenerational Home
    Kew Multigenerational Home
    Kew VIC 3101
    Booking required – see link below
    69.25 km from postcode 3442
    Book your tickets here to visit Kew Multigenerational Home. All profits from these tickets will go to Renew to assist..
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    Henry House
    Henry House
    St Andrews VIC 3761
    Booking required – see link below
    72.10 km from postcode 3442
    Sorry this house is fully booked for SHD2019 This is a simple house professionally built 10 years ago on a steep,..
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    Green Roof in the City
    Green Roof in the City
    St Kilda East VIC 3183
    71.22 km from postcode 3442
    From the street, the white-painted brick three-storey 1950s block of flats in St. Kilda East looks pretty similar to..
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    Maureen and Trevor's house
    Maureen and Trevor's house
    St Andrews VIC 3761
    Booking required – see link below
    71.36 km from postcode 3442
    Sorry this house is fully booked for SHD2019 Our house started to take shape about 3 years ago, it is a work in..
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    Armadale Passivhaus
    Armadale Passivhaus
    Armadale VIC 3143
    72.41 km from postcode 3442
    We've transformed an old weatherboard house into a modern, comfortable and super-energy-efficient home using Passive..
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    A Modern Townhouse
    A Modern Townhouse
    Box Hill North VIC 3129
    73.49 km from postcode 3442
    This generous 645 square metre site is redeveloped to accommodate two 7.7 Star townhouses, each with space for parking,..
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    Solar Air Heating and Night Time Summer Purging System
    Solar Air Heating and Night Time Summer Purging System
    Elsternwick VIC 3185
    73.98 km from postcode 3442
    Weatherboard Edwardian/Californian front with a late 90’s extension retrofitted with a Solar Air Heating, night time..
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    Caramar Passivhaus
    Caramar Passivhaus
    East Brighton VIC 3187
    76.82 km from postcode 3442
    Our house has been built to the Passivhaus (Passive House) standard. Instead of thermal mass and cross ventilation, the..
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    Donvale Passive House
    Donvale Passive House
    Donvale VIC 3111
    Booking required – see link below
    75.86 km from postcode 3442
    Sorry - Tickets are completely Sold Out for Donvale Passive House Donvale Passive House built by Carbolite within..
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    Zacoli Organic
    Zacoli Organic
    Blackburn VIC 3130
    Booking required – see link below
    76.26 km from postcode 3442
    Book your tickets here to visit Zacoli Organic. This home is open for pre-booked tours only, the address will not be..
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    Restored Edwardian Timber Cottage
    Restored Edwardian Timber Cottage
    Hampton VIC 3188
    78.19 km from postcode 3442
    Come and visit the winner of the Bayside Built Environment Awards 2011, Best Ecologically Sustainable Design and..
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    Steels Creek Underground House
    Steels Creek Underground House
    Steels Creek VIC 3775
    80.04 km from postcode 3442
    This house was designed after a previous home was destroyed by fire in 2009. It was built to be energy efficient and..
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    Green Design
    Green Design
    Warranwood VIC 3134
    79.51 km from postcode 3442
    LAST TIME TO BE VIEWED Janine's passive solar home features an exposed concrete slab facing northwest, narrow build to..
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    Arvio Future House
    Arvio Future House
    Ringwood North VIC 3134
    79.42 km from postcode 3442
    Arvio's display home was designed by Paul Wilson and his team at Arvio. It follows Passivhaus design principals. It has..
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    1960s Retrofitted Home Improvement – Burwood
    1960s Retrofitted Home Improvement – Burwood
    Burwood East VIC 3151
    78.74 km from postcode 3442
    We saw potential in this '60s brick veneer: easy access to amenities and public transport, good solar access and a..
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    Gruen Renovation
    Gruen Renovation
    Vermont VIC 3133
    81.10 km from postcode 3442
    The original brick veneer unit did not have any insulation at all and had single glazed aluminium windows. A freezing..
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    The Bunker
    The Bunker
    Moorabbin VIC 3189
    80.57 km from postcode 3442
    The Bunker was extended and renovated with a young growing family in mind. The owners were very conscious of..
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    Get More from 1974
    Get More from 1974
    Glen Waverley VIC 3150
    83.08 km from postcode 3442
    Our house was built in 1974 and is a standard single-story brick veneer with 4 bedrooms. It has been our home since..
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    Green Home Build
    Green Home Build
    Ringwood East VIC 3135
    82.31 km from postcode 3442
    This light-filled contemporary home, completed in 2018, showcases what is possible when sustainability is embedded in..
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    "Convertible" House at Stringybark
    Scarsdale VIC 3351
    83.99 km from postcode 3442
    The unique design of the Convertible House with its barrel vault ceiling gives a small space a big feel. The aim was..
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    Heathmont House
    Heathmont House
    Heathmont VIC 3135
    Booking required – see link below
    83.46 km from postcode 3442
    Sorry - Tickets are completely Sold Out for Heathmont House  This Melbourne home pushes the boundaries of Passive..
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    Mulgrave/Wheelers Hill 1970's Retrofit Energy Efficiency
    Mulgrave/Wheelers Hill 1970's Retrofit Energy Efficiency
    Wheelers Hill VIC 3150
    85.55 km from postcode 3442
    Come and visit our 1970's home that we have been retrofitting to Passive House Principles to be more energy efficient...
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    Genesis
    Genesis
    Bayswater North VIC 3153
    85.65 km from postcode 3442
    Premier Homes and Granny Flats have been building quality homes and granny flats for over 40 years. We have always held..
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    Wellington Reserve Community Centre
    Wellington Reserve Community Centre
    Mulgrave VIC 3170
    Booking required – see link below
    85.60 km from postcode 3442
    Wellington Reserve Community Centre is a shared use space that has undertaken a recent sustainability upgrade...
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    EIBC Eastern Innovation Business Centre
    EIBC Eastern Innovation Business Centre
    Mulgrave VIC 3170
    84.71 km from postcode 3442
    The Eastern Innovation Business Centre (EIBC) is a small business incubator, focusing on science, technology and..
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    Toolangi Forest Off-grid House
    Toolangi Forest Off-grid House
    Toolangi VIC 3777
    84.81 km from postcode 3442
    We designed our family farmhouse to be part of our 120acre bush block in the Toolangi Forest. Rated BAL 40, off-grid,..
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    Lekofly
    Lekofly
    Mulgrave VIC 3170
    84.71 km from postcode 3442
    Lekofly is at iBuilds Melbourne display centre and demonstrates an innovative integrated approach combining TransPack /..
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    Small Change
    Small Change
    Norlane VIC 3214
    Booking required – see link below
    86.56 km from postcode 3442
    Book your tickets here to visit Small Change. This home is open for pre-booked tours only, the address will not be..
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    Paul's Tiny House on Wheels
    Paul's Tiny House on Wheels
    Braeside VIC 3195
    90.15 km from postcode 3442
    My passion is REDUCE. Yes, the first and too-often-neglected R in 'Reduce, Reuse, Recycle'. Sustainability needs a..
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    The Wombat III
    The Wombat III
    Healesville VIC 3777
    90.08 km from postcode 3442
    The Wombat III is our retirement home. Returning from sailing overseas, we decided to build our house off-grid. Like..
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    iCUE Homes Warung
    iCUE Homes Warung
    Healesville VIC 3777
    92.29 km from postcode 3442
    iCUE Homes has designed a tiny house that uses the latest in building technology to produce a fully off grid tiny home..
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    The Patch on the Bellarine
    The Patch on the Bellarine
    Clifton Springs VIC 3222
    92.19 km from postcode 3442
    This garden is supported by the Geelong Sustainability Group. We have been living here in Clifton Springs for about..
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    Grace Burn Co Housing
    Grace Burn Co Housing
    Healesville VIC 3777
    Booking required – see link below
    93.66 km from postcode 3442
    Book your tickets here to visit Grace Burn Co Housing. This home is open for pre-booked tours only, the address will..
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    Off Grid Tiny House
    Off Grid Tiny House
    Belgrave South VIC 3160
    97.83 km from postcode 3442
    There is freedom in simplicity. A smaller home costs less to buy and run. The costs not only affect our pocket but..
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    Liberte
    Liberte
    Belgrave South VIC 3160
    97.77 km from postcode 3442
    Liberté is a completely off-grid Tiny House on Wheels. It features a standalone solar system with a 2.1kW PV array,..
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