7. Newcomb – Renovated 1960s small WB home now 7 stars

Jonathan WrightSHD2019

codepeople-post-map require JavaScript 7. NewcombType: Weatherboard Renovation Open: 10am to 2pm Features:Complete rebuild of 1960s weatherboard homeUPVC double glazed windows and doorsHeat pump and solar panelsHeat recovery ventilation unit & Revserse cycle heating/coolingDraughtproof to almost passive house standardFair trade cashmere carpet in bedroomsDownload House FlyerHaving moved many times during our working lives, we’re delighted with our new home – a … Read More

6. Highton – Renovated suburban garden filled with natives & edibles

Jonathan WrightSHD2019

codepeople-post-map require JavaScript 6. HightonType: Garden Only – Renovated suburban garden filled with natives & edibles Open: 10am to 2pm Features:Productive gardenBush tucker plants and native grasses surround this 1960s small WB homeHow to attract birds to suburban gardensDownload House FlyerWhen I bought the property in North Valley Road, the real estate agent assumed I would demolish as the house … Read More

5. Hamlyn Heights – Renovation ‘How To’ case study of 1960s BV home

Jonathan WrightSHD2019

codepeople-post-map require JavaScript 5. Hamlyn HeightsType: Renovation ‘How To’ case study of 1960s BV home Open: 10am to 2pm Features:Retrofit work in progress of 1960s brick veneer, 5BR 175sqm homeProblems: house was always cold due to inadequate insulation, single glazed windows, draughts & leaky skylightThermal imaging camera assessmentAverage energy usage 26KWh/dayDownload House FlyerWe bought our home in Sept 2017. Our … Read More

4. Norlane – Exemplar 7 star extra small home on tiny site

Jonathan WrightSHD2019

4. NorlaneType: Exemplar 7 star extra small home on tiny site Open: 10am to 2pm Features:Small footprintEnergy efficientClever use of spaceFeatured in Sanctuary magazine, No 43Download House FlyerA 57sqm new extra small house by Small Change Design & Construction is a builder with a big difference. The house – Quark XS has been customized with an entry porch and a … Read More

3. Norlane – Sustainable living for renters & urban food production

Jonathan WrightSHD2019

codepeople-post-map require JavaScript 3. NorlaneType: The Farm Next Door – Sustainable living for renters & urban food production Open: 10am to 2pm Features:Retrosuburbia style community building initiativeTransformation over 2 years into urban farmUpcycled baths into wicking bedsDIY economical rocket oven – great for pizzas & roastsSmall (75m2) 1950s weatherboard share houseLow cost retrofit ideas to improve energy efficiency, suitable for … Read More

2. Batesford – Diverse sustainable native & food producing garden

Jonathan WrightSHD2019

codepeople-post-map require JavaScript 2 . BatesfordType: Garden Only – Diverse sustainable native & food producing garden Open: 10am to 2pm Features:Large rural block sustainably designed and landscaped for food production and native habitat Upcycled shingled chicken coop made from fence palings with green roofLarge tree cubby houseWorm farm and compostingLarge young orchard, grape vines & extensive veggie gardenExtensive landscaping and … Read More