Sustainability

People | Nature | Culture

Sustainability is at the core of all we do. Our ecological approach reaches beyond the conventional to create solutions that are contextual, climate-ready, adaptable, flexible and connected to nature.

Our expertise includes:

 

Our holistic methodology

Approach

Our approach brings together people, buildings and nature in a holistic and considered way.

Mindful of traditions and history, we pursue innovation in sustainability and lifestyles, delivering highly responsive and regenerative results.

Process

The design process is complex, but working with us to deliver your vision is simple and enjoyable.

We bring clarity to complex issues, and by refining ideas in line with your input, together we create easy-to-use and delightful places and spaces.

Results

Our architecture limits your impact on the planet, by starting from ecological design first principles.

Our projects are delightful and comfortable to inhabit throughout changing seasons, and as your needs change over time.

 

Our services

Holistic

We consider people, nature, culture and buildings at micro and macro scales.

Strategic

We enable clients to obtain a big picture view of needs and aspirations, and to stage delivery over several phases according to priorities and budget.

Realistic

We navigate complex regulatory systems and negotiate unique and innovative solutions, achieving planning permission and ease of buildability, using readily available materials and technologies.

Efficient

We create low-impact buildings with lifecycle cost savings of at least 50% over typical code-compliant buildings, without relying on year-round mechanical heating or cooling.

Our project stages

Concept + Strategy

  • Scope, brief and budget optimisation
  • Design options
  • Master planning / Scenario planning

Design + Deliver

  • Design, detailing and documentation
  • Interiors, landscape and environmental systems
  • DA, CDC and CC Submissions
  • Lifecycle analysis
  • Appointing the right builder
  • Construction and contract admin

Complete + Evaluate

  • Handover and defects
  • Post-occupancy evaluation reviews
  • Environmental performance measurement