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Ecotect Involved in Planning a Solar Airport for the Future
By admin on October 2, 2016

Aviation is heading into a new and innovative era with electric solar-powered flight set to revolutionise our perception of aircraft and present a paradigm shift away from petrol driven machines. Electro.Aero In Western Australia, the leader in this exciting field is Electro.Aero, founded by entrepreneur, Joshua Portlock. His company is focused exclusively on commercialising electric aircraft. In 2015, Electro.Aero was signed up to represent the innovative Pipistrel series of electric aircraft…

Roof Top Gardens a Bonus for Swanbourne Village Trust
By admin on July 12, 2016

Roof top gardens have been an enjoyable and attractive amenity for millennia in many of the world’s greatest cities but has been largely absent or misused in WA local houses and developments where the norm still seems to be large concrete blocks. For many rooftop gardens found in Australia, they often are not used properly or become an expedient device for developers trying to maximise profits. Roof top gardens need to be administered properly so they provide the necessary benefits such as …

Innovative New Wing for Indigenous Aboriginals
By admin on May 14, 2016

Ecotect architect, James Shaw, is excited about the design aspects of one of his new projects. The Mandurah Retirement Village (MRV) currently has around 100 beds and provides comprehensive services that range from independent living units to specific wings for dementia patients. A 20 bed extension wing is planned in the South West corner of the MRV to specifically accommodate elderly and homeless indigenous Aboriginals. [caption id="attachment_4356" align="aligncenter" width="500" class=" "]…

Innovation and the Bankwest Gallipoli Run 2016, April 17th in Kings Park
By admin on April 28, 2016

Twins? On the 17th of April, I did the BankWest Gallipoli Run with notable sculptor Max Ball.  We sat together at school in the early 1960s and studied architecture together in the late 1960s. Here is a picture of us together…… twins? Just like Danny Devito and and Arnold Schwarzenegger? :-) [caption id="attachment_4350" align="alignleft" width="300" class=" "] 2016 Gallipoli Run, Max Ball and Garry Baverstock[/caption] Unfortunately the Post thought so recently in their Sculptur…