Projects

ILIOS – Residences available for sale now.
By admin on December 5, 2019

  Do you want to make a 21st century shift to a better and more ethical lifestyle? ILIOS promises to provide you with an easy-care residence with cool courtyards, well-tended communal gardens and all the current smart energy saving strategies. ILIOS embeds the comfort and space you expect but places the values of a sustainable lifestyle at it’s heart. The brainchild of award-winning energy efficient and sustainable architects, Garry Baverstock and James Shaw, 50% of ILIOS i…

Russell Centre, 159 St Georges Terrace Perth (1986)
By admin on November 18, 2019

Ecotect-Architects designed a conversion for The Russell Centre to retrofit it as a commercially viable solar efficient office building. Retrofit additions include an internal shade-controlled solarium and a series of external shade awnings designed to reflect light upwards into the building. Resulting heat loads and light levels were kept uniform in the building and external skin thermal loading was reduced by 85%. The project viability was assessed using a discounted cashflow approach to energ…

‘Ilios’ – Swanbourne Village Trust Project
By admin on September 23, 2019

After 4.5-year journey Garry Baverstock and James Shaw achieved a DA approval from the JDAPS system. It is a state of the art Sustainable Development to suit a future master planning vision for this TOD in Western Australia. This is an innovative initiative that will be a ground-breaking step forward for all aspects of the built environment, an exemplar of the 21st century. It integrates all aspects of density, sociability, renewable energy, waste management, water harvesting and susta…

Mt Hawthorn Retrofit
By admin on November 19, 2015

This project consisted of a renovation of a 1930s cottage with an addition at the rear of the house using similar material palette as the existing house. The addition includes an open plan living space on ground level opening out onto north-facing courtyard with upstairs bedrooms and kids area. Optimal passive solar access and shading along with effective cross-ventilation provides comfortable internal temperatures all year round. The house requires minimal heating and cooling, has a PV solar a…