Residential

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…

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…

Dalkeith Retrofit
By admin on August 20, 2015

The original home was simple, well built and in need of an upgrade to suit the larger homes that had surrounded the block over the years. Already facing north, the design team converted the home to a passive solar house. They enclosed the courtyard space to create an attractive atrium that provided the owners with a semi-outdoor living space that captured the winter sun and warmed the house. The front of the house was transformed to better suit the location which is amongst the newer mansions i…

Seville Grove
By admin on August 20, 2015

Seville Grove is a prefabricated,transportable home designed and constructed to demonstrate alternatives to traditional double-brick construction. The home was designed in two sections – one wing as living and dining and the other wing housing bedrooms and bathrooms. The house was designed to be placed north-facing topick up south-west and north-east breezes. The design received a Master Builders Award for Prefabricated Construction. [gallery columns="1" link="file" size="medium" ids="4134,41…