Tasmanian off-grid home inspires sustainable living.
For nature-lovers Peter and Robyn Tuft, moving from the Sydney suburbs to 80ha of pristine Tasmanian forest was a no-brainer.
Small but perfectly formed – this home in southern Tasmania was customised to the clients’ needs, and their budget.
Going off-grid makes it easy being green for Kettering couple.
For Peter and Robyn Tuft, their dream just happened to be long and thin, but more importantly, it was an off-grid house that ticked all of the sustainability boxes.
Fusion palate: Frank Restaurant & Bar.
With its ten-storey height, tinted commercial glazing and bulky presence in Sullivans Cove, the Marine Board Building is not Hobart’s favourite.
Room of the Week: A Locally Made, Sustainable Cottage Kitchen.
The desire to swap melamine for recycled and FSC-certified timbers led to a funky and functional kitchen, in yellow.
In the heart of Tasmania’s conservation bushland, this woodsy pavilion-style home shows how to maximise energy and water generation for low-cost living.
Holly Tree Farm / Cykel Architecture.
The home was completed early 2012. The client delivered a rich and diverse brief. The site stunning and varied, To the south are forested hills, to the north cherry orchids and to the east the Huon river.
A KETTERING couple’s off-grid dream home has been recognised in the Housing Industry Association’s Green-Smart Awards.
Tasmanian company Skookom won the national energy efficiency award for Peter and Robyn Tuft’s home.
A deceptively simple, low-energy home gives two Tassie tree-changers the breathing space they wanted to pursue their passions.
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