WA

Building the ‘missing middle’

This compact three-unit development on a very small lot near Fremantle focuses on balancing community, sustainability and affordability.

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Inspired by nature

This WA family set out to build the most sustainable, natural and comfortable home they could afford, and they left no stone unturned to achieve a comfortable 9.4 Star house.

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Country spread

Living in the country may seem charming and idyllic to some, but Pamela O’Reilly endured many climatic extremes before building a modern farmhouse near Margaret River.

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Ecovillages come to town

It’s argued that Australia is well behind the pack when it comes to green building, but an increasing number of progressive multi-residential projects across the country are showing what’s possible. There’s also a growing move to bring these developments to our cities, spurring innovation that spans sustainable design to creative financing.

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Handmade with love: building with recycled materials

Building a new house out of old materials was a singular vision for a Perth couple.

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Leading by example

As well as being an architect, Joe Chindarsi is a pioneer of new technologies. His latest home in North Perth is an exemplar of modern sustainable design.

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Smart spaces, small home

An architect’s own home, set amongst the bushland of Margaret River demonstrates the value of restraint.

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