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Musings on our building culture, the impact on the environment, and what you can do to make a healthier and happier place to work, live and play.

 

All content prepared by Enduring Domain Architecture. Yep, that’s right, we don’t outsource or ‘borrow’ our article content from elsewhere.

We must start focussing on building a heritage for tomorrow, to create something of value that over the next one hundred years generations of home owners will care enough to maintain their building. We must respect the past but not look to simply keep perpetuating...

In the first of my regular column published in Secrets Magazine on all things sustainability, I write about the New Great Australian Dream and how building future-proofed houses will make us healthier, wealthier and happier!

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Leaving a successful career in the corporate world to strike out to set up your own business takes some courage, especially when this coincides with moving to the country and getting married.  Matthew Turner did just that three years ago when he established Enduring Domain...

Sometimes when we are looking for signs of hope and integrity in a world which is ever increasingly suffering at the hands of globalisation and greed, it is comforting to know that there are individuals driven by pure altruism living in your own backyard who...

So despite using rammed earth and curvy corrugated iron, what makes these buildings so special? The campus uses no active heating or cooling systems. Instead the designers and engineers have made the courageous decision to implement large scale passive systems to eliminate the need for fossil...

In a wildly generalist statement, there just isn’t the understanding or level or caring required in our mainstream building industry to be able to design and build homes and workplaces which can adequately control excessive levels of condensation and moisture. And it’s not just...

In the next chapter of the evolution of Enduring Domain we have now taken up an office in the hub of Creswick. In fact, we are right beside the new Creswick Hub building and directly opposite the popular cafe strip.

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Here's some media exposure from way back in a 2008 edition of Natural Home Builder.
Note that the headline is referring to indoor temperatures WITHOUT artificial heating or cooling, just as our homes should be.

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When I was a kid growing up in Ballarat in the 80s and 90s with a single parent I was beginning to become aware of the socio-economic division that existed between my family and other families of my mates from school. When visiting their houses...