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Recent House Profiles

Home in a box

Established in 2014 by Sydney architect Matthew Dynon after two years of research and testing, MODE Homes takes off-site fabrication one step further.

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Made to order

Habitech’s cosy modular designs demonstrate the combined power of good passive design and a high performing panel system.

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Recent Articles

Towards tiny homes

Tiny, micro or simply small, a new generation of down-sized dwellings is on the rise.

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Sustainable carpet choices

While rustic floorboards and polished concrete have long been the mainstays of sustainable design, carpets are still often used in bedrooms for their softness and insulating qualities. Interior designer and healthy home expert Melissa Wittig helps you tread the woven path.

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Modular and prefab homes around the world

While the modular and prefab dwelling has been relatively slow to take root in Australia, it has been used widely internationally for low-cost, highly-controlled sustainable design.

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Twelve of the best modular and prefab creations

Pioneered as early as the 17th Century, rolled out as employment for returned soldiers and post-war housing in Europe, and perfected in Japan for fast, cost-effective urban living, prefab housing is finally gaining traction in Australia.

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