...a house that is healthy, comfortable and pleasant to live in...
Our overall ambition is to build a house that is healthy, comfortable and pleasant to live in with minimal impact on the environment during construction, throughout it's functioning life and in it's disposal. We want a house that suits our lifestyle and reflects our values. When we look back at the decisions we made when designing the house we want to feel that we made the right decisions with respect to the changes that we believe will happen with to the climate, and with energy.
The design opportunities matrix below maps the project goals with the design features of the house that can effect these goals.
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The design notes in the top menu bar will evolve as the project progresses.
Design Opportunities Matrix
The design opportunities matrix forms the basis of the site, it communicates the goals of the projects and the design features that influence these goals. The sections of the website listed in the top menu bar are evolving and details on the design initiatives will be added to these sections as we develop the design and build the house.
|Design Feature||Energy Efficiency & GHG||Low Embodied Energy||Water Conservation||Health & Comfort||Waste Minimisation||Low Pollutant Emissions||Durability|