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Forty Wall House

Forty Wall House was soft-launched during our talk at the opening session of the Sustainable House Day yesterday. The Forty Wall House is a live, lived-in, open source experiment, an attempt to fast-track sustainable material testing, certification and adoption by rapid prototyping.  Its massive timber frame is wrapped in a curtain wall consisting of 40… Continue

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Small homes the future

Tasmania’s most popular architecture and design event, Open House, is coming back to Launceston in 2021. Tasmanian architect and urbanist Jiri Lev hopes to encourage others to reconsider traditional home design. Designed by Lev, The Tasmanian House is part of this weekend’s Open House Launceston event and showcases the possibilities of small home living. The Tasmanian… Continue

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Tasmanian House

The world is in the midst of housing and environmental crises. The Tasmanian House is an attempt to address some of the problems we face with a combination of traditional and innovative design approaches. The core of the building’s design is the notion of locality, regionality and “Tasmanian-ness”.  The design language of this modest private… Continue