House 5 – Portarlington


We love our modern forever home in beautiful seaside Portarlington especially its simplicity of design, natural light, thermal comfort and integration with the garden.

Location: Portarlington VIC 3223
Project type: Standalone new build 2019
House size: 3BR, 211m2
Average daily energy consumption: 9.4kWh
Designer: Topic Architects
Builder: Topic Builders
Rammed earth builder: Earth Structures
Technical info: Plans + Aircondtioning-MyAir-A4-Brochure

Key Sustainable Features
  • Passive solar design with large N-facing deck overlooking garden
  • Rammed earth walls & polished concrete slab give thermal mass & ambience
  • Smart controlled ducted reverse cycle air conditioner
  • Rooftop solar, net-positive energy usage
  • Stainless steel rainwater tank connected to toilets and garden
  • Permeable driveway and paths
  • Productive raised garden beds, established orchard & beehive
Zoominar Details
When Homeowners Experts
Sunday 11th Oct
2:00 – 3:00pm
 Annie Moller & John Beech Rammed Earth Builder: Gary Kuchenmeister, Earth Structures
Heating/Cooling Expert: Maurie Britt, The Heat Shop

Please note, if you can’t make the live Zoominar don’t worry we will post the recording in the house details page which you get access to if you book.



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