Recently, a client asked me what my ideal home would look like and where I would build it.…
Net Zero Home Build: My Biggest Regret Building My New House. There are a lot of different paths you can take to get to a net-zero home. Everything from passive homes to earthships to modular and factory built houses. You can retrofit an existing building or you can build a new one.
What makes a city sustainable? We take a look at the world’s most sustainable cities to find out…
Follow the crew at Compound as they build an energy efficient home to passive house principles. In this 5 part series we will go into minute detail on what it takes to build a house like this in New Zealand.
We take a look at the top ten sustainable, off-grid homes from around the world, assessing the design and build of each structure, and learning how we can all be more resourceful, and reduce our impact on the planet.
Exploring How This Plant Could Replace Concrete. We've already explored tiny homes, earthships, passive homes, and also modular homes as more efficient and sustainable alternatives to traditional houses. But what if you could build sustainable homes or apartment buildings that's not only fire-resistant like concrete, but also more efficient and sustainable than conventional homes?
When it comes to sustainable living, our homes have an important part to play. Alternatives like earthship homes, modular homes, factory built homes, and passive houses can really reduce the carbon footprint of our houses, but they aren't affordable for most people yet.
Follow the crew at Compound as they build an energy-efficient home to passive house principles. In this 5 part series, we will go into minute detail on what it takes to build a house like this in New Zealand.
We all take freshwater for granted, but we shouldn't. By 2025 two thirds of the global population may experience water scarcity, so there's a fresh water crisis coming. And that’s because of global warming driven droughts.
We visited Elmsbrook, the UK's first eco town, with highly sustainable, passivhaus standard buildings and homes. This is a pioneering development with 400 highly energy efficient homes, creating one of the UK's first truly zero carbon communities.