Neuroarchitecture: What is it and why is it important?

Winston Churchill beautifully quotes, “We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us,”.  For hundreds, if not, thousands of years, builders and architects instinctively understood that our spaces have the ability to influence us.   Historically, there wasn’t really a word for it but over the last few decades, a cutting edge field,...

Read More

Renewable Energy Can Power Efficient Homes

We’re lucky to live in a country with year-round sunshine, warm summers, and mild winters. All those warm days do come with a catch though – we consume an incredible amount of energy keeping our houses cool in summer and even warm on winter nights. On average, around 40 percent...

Read More
Small Eco Homes

The Three Little Building Methods

One fine summer’s day, the three little pigs were nursing their lattes at a hipster café in Fremantle and bickering. You see, all three of them were each in the process of designing and building their very own customised home, but they couldn’t agree on what was the most sustainable

Bricks Vs. SIPS (Structural Isulated Panels)

An often overlooked, but important factor to consider when you decide to build your own home, is the materials in which you choose to build with. In the early 1960’s, the choice of building double brick was the most obvious decision to most home builders. And although double brick is...

Read More
environmentally friendly homes

Building for the Future

You’re going to change and adapt over the course of your lifetime: people will come and go, your needs will shift and vary, and your preferences will transform along the way. Have you ever imagined a home that could stay right with you through all of life’s changes? Well, we...

Read More