Eco-Design

A Short Collection of Videos Featuring Eco-Build and Sustainable Design Ideas

A beautifully designed courtyard home that uses a simple plan and palette of materials to create a modern beach house that’s perfectly in touch with its older neighbours.

This week on the Green Building Show we continue our investigation into the energy efficient home. Carlos Martinez sits down with Steve King, a senior lecturer of architecture at the University of New South Wales, to find out the key drivers of energy efficiency within a home. Download “The Energy Efficient Home – the ultimate design guide” here: http://www.lighthome.com.au/green-gui…

We hear from Victoria Lea who brings us found some designers taking green living to a whole new level with a range of green jewelry, and we kick off our Tropical Housing Series with an interview with Peter Pierce, the designer of an award winning and sustainable tree house in Cairns.

And later, we will address a question from a reader who’s looking for a way to get her neighbors excited about solar. We speak with solar industry expert Ged McCarthy who presents us the business case for solar in a home.