The Living Room – S8 Ep. 18.

The Living Room is celebrating their 300th episode in style! Amanda, Chris, Barry and Miguel relive their favourite stories from the past eight years and Chris travels to Memphis, Tennessee.

Make media work for you.

Want to share your work with the world? Housing takes a look at how getting your projects showcased in print and online media can drive big marketing results on a small budget.

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.

Vantage Point.

Small but perfectly formed – this home in southern Tasmania was customised to the clients’ needs, and their budget.

Tassie off-grid.

Going off the grid in preparation for retirement is a dream for many and a reality for Peter and Robyn Tuft who run their house and car from a solar and micro-hydro power system.

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.

Jumping off-grid.

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.

Passion project.

A deceptively simple, low-energy home gives two Tassie tree-changers the breathing space they wanted to pursue their passions.

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