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Building your next home within nature!
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Building your next home within nature!

Working with the natural geography of a site is all about honoring nature and letting the land drive the decisions. Is this possible?

Living in Minimal 1950’s Inspired Spaces and Not Letting the Clutter Take Over

5 minute read

Architect Frank Lloyd Wright once said: "You have to go wholeheartedly into anything in order to achieve anything worth having."

Is Home Automation For Everyone?

3 minute read

When you have a basic shopping list, the options can be endless!

The Importance of Setting a Construction Budget Early on in a Project

5 minute read

Setting a construction budget at the beginning of a project should be a ‘must do’. It will act as the baseline for every decision you make during the project. Failing to do so may result in scope reduction and omission of key elements.

Embracing Prefabrication for Residential Buildings

4 minute read

Attention to detail and product quality obtained on prefabrication can benefit the project in more ways than one!

Chef profile: Jarrod Walsh and Dorothy Lee, Hartsyard

7 minute read

We sit down with Jarrod Walsh and Dorothy Lee from Sydney restaurant Hartsyard.

London's New 'Sky Pool' Will Amaze You!

2 minute read

If you've got a fear of heights, a fear of water then you'll probably want to click the X button now.

Top 7 Tips for Sustainable Building or Renovating

4 minute read

Building a sustainable home doesn’t have to have expensive bells and whistles. With a few key design principals a sustainable home can be built at little to no additional costs.

How To Merge Old and New when Renovating

4 minute read

When renovating an existing building, do you remain faithful to the period architecture or turn your back on history? Find out more about the Harcourt house and the most important things to consider when undertaking a renovation project of your own.

Yackandandah House - Before & After

1 minute read

Check out what the Yackandandah House looked like before and after it's incredible transformation in episode 1 of Grand Designs Australia Season 6.

Yackandandah House - Expert Tips

1 minute read

Discover tips from the experts behind the Yackandandah Bush House from episode 1, season 6 of Grand Designs Australia.