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Off-grid transformer

Set on a secluded site with ocean views, this off-grid house on the Hawaiian island of Maui demonstrates that a local size restriction needn’t get in the way of a functional, flexible, lovely home.

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Less is more

The owners of a tiny house, built using SIPs, are relishing the experience of living a life less ordinary.

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In the saddle

The result of a mutual understanding between architect and client, Saddle Hill House is a comfortable and well-insulated family home, achieved through passive solar design and renewable energy.

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Photosynthesis house

A tiny beach cottage in Sydney’s Manly Vale is sensitively renovated to bring all-day sunlight and year-round comfort to a family of five.

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Playtime front and centre

When it came to extending their house to fit their family, creating kid-friendly spaces with playful details was just as important to this Melbourne couple as achieving an energy efficient, light-filled home.

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Small footprint, smart ideas

A renovated worker’s cottage in Melbourne’s inner west marries age-old passive solar principles with bleeding-edge technology.

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