Off the grid housing

Built by The Sociable Weaver The Sociable Weaver and designed in collaboration with Clare Cousins Architects, located in the suburb of The Cape, a little suburb completely off the grid. This home is Victoria's first 10 star home, built with zero waste and biology philosophies.  

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The architecturally stunning home uses passive solar design and cross flow ventilation to heat and cool the home, which is achieved through concrete floors, under glad insulation, double glazed window and new technology insulation in walls and ceilings. Paired with efficient LED lightinng throughout the 4 bedroom and 1.5 bathrooms, this home is estimated to cost $3 per year to Run.

No more power bills, living the dream!!! 

Not only does this house possess a 10 star energy rating, its also aesthetically pleasing. The use of white painted brick, polished concrete flooring and timbers, creating beauty that is timeless and blends with the environment/landscape means that it won’t be knocked down and replaced in 10 years. 

The house features many Australian sourced items, couch by Pop & Scott, the ethical rugs by Armadillo & Co, art work by Caroline Walls, Hannah Nowlan and Brooke Holm, Recycled timber dining table by Finding the Grain, even down to the 100% soy wax and hand-poured candles by Posie, 

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