Make you living living area LESS open plan. One big mistake made often in the last 20 years is the over use of the open plan concept. The second living space should be close to the main open plan living area, but should cut off easily, acoustically and visually when required. This space can then be used as a home cinema or a bedroom for guests. Heating costs will also be reduced.
Embodied energy. This article defines embodied energy and why it is an important consideration in the selection and use of building materials. Some of the key points to consider when selecting materials to reduce a building's embodied energy are discussed.
Site data. Learn all about what information you need to prepare a site analysis plan.
What is a Smart Home?. A Smart Home can be so much more than whole-house audio or a custom one-off home theatre. It can incorporate your heating & cooling, lighting, security and access control. The whole house can become intelligent - bringing together lots of subsystems to ensure efficiency, ease of use, and convenience.
Home Insulation for Roof and Walls. Housing and roofing insulation explained. For home insulation recommendations, refer to this insulation article.
Cornelis Wegman Architects is a Hobart-based practice undertaking a full range of professional architectural services.
Since its establishment in 1998, cornelis wegman architects has completed several innovative and interesting retail, interior and space-planning commissions. In addition to commercial work, the practice has been involved in many challenging residential alterations and additions, and the creation of new homes.
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