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BDAV 2017 Building Design Awards

The Cheese House

Winner Environmentally Sustainable Design – Residential

Designer: Positive Footprints Pty Ltd Builder: Jeremy Spencer, Positive Footprints
Photographer: Simon Black Location: Coburg , VIC
Web: www.positivefootprints.com.au

Demonstrating a well-rounded approach to sustainability agendas, the Cheese House stood out amongst the competition through its detailed and extensive material specifications. Preservation and upgrading of the original building fabric has saved another period home from landfill, while ensuring it performs at levels well above today’s standards. The integration of low-embodied energy, modern and recycled materials ensured this carbon positive home had a minimal impact on our precious environment.