Home show display booths

Sustainable design tips from the Melbourne Home Show

The recent Melbourne Home Show was an ideal opportunity to find out what builders and suppliers are offering in terms of sustainable design tips.  Libby and I planned a mix of ...

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House and landscaping design in parallel

Sustainable home and garden design is a win-win

Phillip Johnson must be the Energizer Bunny of sustainable landscape designers.  We were at a City of Whitehorse Sustainable Living Week presentation about sustainable home and garden design.  Phillip had launched into a talk about his landscaping ...

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Picture this – ideas taking shape

Meetings with David are always exciting and informative.  This was no exception.   After brain storming a variety of floor plans, David had a concept that he felt was ready to ...

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renovated house with garden

One step closer with a successful auction

“Sold!” yelled the auctioneer and that closed the chapter on 14 years in this house. It all seemed so logical that we should sell this house as soon as we could. ...

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Backyard picnic to review design concepts

Sitting on the patch of ground that is quite likely to be our new living room was an ideal way to discuss options for the green home design.  The three ...

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making a wish and then blowing on a dandelion

For our new sustainable home, I wish …

What did we think should go into a sustainable home design?  Dreams about building something ‘different’ often seem to start with a wish list of ideas, culled from many and ...

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One for us, two for others

After confirming that the property can fit three homes + gardens, we mapped out a plan for how they will be allocated. Building the first home The first home, located at ...

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home made from natural materials

Influenced by Blue Sky Architecture

Christmas was coming and I desperately needed inspiration for Libby’s gift.  Given that we were embarking on our green home adventure, what could I get her that would be appropriate ...

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Welcome to our brand new website!

Welcome to our personal website! We will be updating the site shortly with information about our exciting new project!  

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