Perth should copy this one too! A design competition has been announced for Victoria. The brief - To develop the new typical Australian house that will see us move forward with a home that is designed for our climate, flexible to suit lifestyles and energy efficient.
The McMansion design so typical of Perth would not pass.
We have come a long way from this and now it is about rejigging the affordable green home in the burbs.
We are seeing more of our clients investigating sustainable alternatives for design and construction and we love providing advice.
People are becoming increasingly savvy to the high cost of heat and cooling a home and seeking out materials and construction methods that provide superior performance in internal comfort.
Framed housing construction is certainly gaining traction here in Perth and our designers have a host of innovative and contemporary cladding that incorporate environmental and economic considerations.