NSW

Sky farm studio

With health driving the brief, a distinctive studio-home in rural New South Wales prioritises non-toxic materials and brims with beautiful natural features.

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Recycled house

A Sydney semi is renovated using a palette of sustainably sourced materials and bricks and timber salvaged from the original house.

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Hempcrete house

Building with hemp is still a novelty in Australia, but interest continues to grow. This house in inner-Sydney is built using hempcrete for its low embodied energy and excellent acoustic and thermal performance.

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Copper House: green secondary dwelling

This 60-square-metre secondary dwelling on a narrow lot in Coogee replaced the original fibro shack. Designed for flexible use into the future and conceived by Takt, the building is designed as three boxes which step down the slope.

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Right at home

A recently renovated house in Newcastle that shares attributes with a well-designed yacht is the perfect home port for this young family.

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Budget beauty

Emma Hohnen wanted a modest home for herself and her two children on a tiny budget in an even smaller timeframe. The restrictions led to the creation of a light, airy, character-filled space tailored exactly to her needs.

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Sydney terrace reborn

Architect Caroline Pidcock has lovingly restored her historic Sydney terrace to the highest standards of energy efficiency and sustainability.

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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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