smart homes

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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Simple pleasures: saving energy in the smart home

Smart tech has the potential to save energy in the home – but you need to go well beyond a product’s energy-saving claims in order to really work out if the ‘smart’ solution is in fact more effective than a ‘simple’ one.

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Smart home automation at Dutch W.I.N.D House

UNStudio’s W.I.N.D House responds to the climate with an automated smart home system.

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Up to 60 per cent of the water used in an average home is used outside.