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How to design and construct a passive solar, energy efficient home on a budget for the western Perth climate of Doubleview. We were approached by our client in late May 2016. The brief was to design a small 3 x 1, two storey passive solar home...

Our presentations on Comfortable Living using Sustainable Principles in Dunsborough were a great success! Check out some photos from the Pecha Kucha talk: ...

If you haven’t seen DiCaprio’s new documentary on Climate Change, Before the Flood, we recommend taking the time to see it. For those of you who are already knowledgeable in the area, the information provided will not be new or surprising. However, the interviews with...

"Carl, you predominantly work for Custom Green's sister company Customised Projects. Can you tell me a bit about your role?" – I am the General Contract Administrator. My duties include liaising with clients, contractors, procurement, project accounts. On a daily basis I am the link between site...

Vernacular Design- what does it mean? In “A dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture” James Stevens Curl explains it like this: “Unpretentious, simple, indigenous, traditional structures made of local materials and following well-tried forms and types.” Frank Lloyd Wright described vernacular architecture as "Folk building growing in...