Adam Dettrick Architects
Adam Dettrick Architects strive to design sustainable buildings that not only suit the immediate and future needs of our clients, but respond to the broader issues of climate change. As project architects for Australia’s first zero carbon housing development, Cape Paterson Ecovillage, we can offer our experience designing affordable, fully costed, zero carbon homes.
Specialities: New builds; Major renovations; Thermal performance
Sorry, fully booked for Maribyrnong 2015
ATA – John Knox
John joined ATA as a Technical Specialist in 2008. He has presented talks to many audiences and offers advice to members on energy efficiency and technology for a sustainable future. Passionate about sustainability, in 2010 he rode around Australia on his bicycle educating people about home energy efficiency and climate change.
ATA – Richard Keech
Richard Keech is an experienced engineer who works as an energy consultant and has industry experience with renewable energy and energy efficiency. He was a lead author of BZE’s Buildings Plan and is a regular contributor to ATA’s ReNew magazine on matters related to sustainable building technology. Richard lives in Essendon with his family in their zero-carbon home.
Sorry, fully booked for Brimbank 2016
F2 Design specialises in producing high performance houses which aim to combine environmental sensitivity with admirable architecture. We do that by applying a broad range of sustainability principles across our projects. Leonie Dixon is an accredited energy rater and can offer advice on how to increase the efficiency of your design, but can also assist you to improve the overall sustainability of your home. She is a Home Sustainability Assessor, holds a Diploma of Carbon Management, Graduate Certificate in Sustainability and is currently studying for her Master of Environment. She is a member of the Building Designers Association of Victoria, as well as the ATA.
GLOW Design Group
GLOW Design Group specialises in energy efficient homes that are functional and beautiful. The GLOW-designed and documented “700 haus” collected good publicity and sustainability award recognition. Lead designer Tim Ellis is a registered designer with the BDAV. Good design is of utmost importance: high thermal efficiency not only helps save the environment, it saves on ongoing costs by using energy wisely.
Green Design Solutions
Green Design Solutions focuses on bringing together Sustainable and Livable Design Solutions for clients and for all stages of life. Janine has extensive experience in environmental housing and sustainable building technology and compliments this with a passion for healthy, smaller homes. She holds a Masters in Environment and Planning and a Degree in Environmental Management, teaches Thermally Efficient Housing at RMIT and is a Livable Housing Assessor. Janine is the author of the eBook ‘Creating a Home for Life’.
Habitech is an Australian modular design and building system that creates modern, super strong and highly insulated homes. Offering full design flexibility, Habitech’s homes are not only much faster to build, but offer a much more sustainable solution to creating a high-performance housing. Habitech’s design manager, Vivian Faithfull, is a UK trained graduate architect with 18 years experience in London- UK, Dalmacija- Croatia, Indonesia, Western Australia, South Africa and Canada. Projects have spanned the residential, commercial and education sectors as well as marine construction in his adventurous exploration of Indonesia on his hand-built yacht. Born in the US as a British national, Viv has travelled and worked in a variety of fields before settling in Melbourne in Seddon.
Planet Architecture specialises in the design of new green homes, extensions and renovations, with particular attention to high functionality, passive solar design, carbon footprint, conservation and non-toxicity. Standard design rates apply and design consultations are available.
Positive Footprints designs and builds homes that tread lightly on our planet. We can also provide consultation and advice for existing plans, and advice on sustainable materials and leading-edge technology. Make your Footprint Positive. Specialities: major renovations; new builds; thermal performance.
Small Spaces has been designing gardens since 1997. Kathy Smalley has studied horticulture at both NMIT and Burnley College and she teaches designing gardens for small spaces at CAE in Melbourne.
Small Spaces offers a full design service taking your project from the initial consultation right through to project management, and maintenance. Our designs are one off’s, developed to cater for each individual client’s requirements and budget.
Sorry, fully booked for Stonnington 2016
sustain + able consulting
“The path to sustainability is paved with needs not wants. In housing ourselves this thinking leads to smaller, healthier, more efficient, more comfortable and more affordable homes. This is what I help my clients achieve.” – Malcolm Wilkie