Updates

Brightgreen LED Group Buy

7 Feb, 2014

To celebrate the launch of green magazine’s new-look website, Melbourne’s own low-energy LED lighting company, Brightgreen, is offering our readers exclusive discounts on three of its most popular lights through a group buy scheme!       We’ve been fans of Brightgreen since we first discovered their products several years…

Missed An Issue?

4 Feb, 2014

Back issues are available for Australia only at $10.95 each. Every issue is filled with inspirational stories on sustainable design featuring local and international houses, gardens and profiles. Discover spectacular city, country and coastal homes and gardens featuring environmental design with lots of personality. Green is published bimonthly and available…

Challenging Architecture – Bushfire Response

4 Feb, 2014

With the beginning of a new year and a bounty of renewal, comes the resurgence of the next bushfire season. Instigated by a combination of high temperatures, strong winds, low humidity and flammable vegetation bushfires are a growing relentless calamity which has affected the lives of Australians for more than…

Smeg Produces Australia’s First 6 Star Dishwasher

3 Feb, 2014

Australia’s very first six star dishwasher – washing and rinsing a full load in less than ten litres of water – has landed! Smeg Italy, global appliance innovator, has raised the bar on water. Earlier this year it released the first ever 16- minute dishwasher only to follow six months…

Suburban Pad

29 Jan, 2014

Until this house appeared a little over a year ago, the residential suburb of Keparra, with its collection of post-war timber bungalows, could best be described as architecturally modest. Now it’s become a destination for anyone interested in unusual, compact and yet highly functional architecture. Threading its way along the…

The New Joneses

29 Jan, 2014

‘The New Joneses’ eco-cool lifestyle returns to FedSquare, when Ch7 Sunrise’s Edwina Bartholomew lives the ‘new normal’ of an energy efficient, no-waste lifestyle daily, in-front of a national TV audience.  The house will be open to the public Feb 15-16 as part of Sustainable Living Festival. In The New Joneses…

Paul Morgan Architects Book Launch

23 Jan, 2014

From survival pods for a climate-stressed Australia of the near future, to buildings sculpted to respond to the environment that surrounds them, the work of Paul Morgan Architects is a highly unconventional blend of science fiction, sustainability and speculation.  To commemorate the release of its new book Paul Morgan Architects,…

MONA MADA Collaborate on Heavy Metal Pavilions

23 Jan, 2014

It’s a heavy metal collaboration – but not as you know it. MADA (Monash Art Design and Architecture) ‘Design-Make’ studio has been invited to collaborate with MONA (Museum of Old and New Art) on the recently launched ‘Heavy Metal’ project. The project, established by MONA founder David Walsh’s partner, curator…

Green living goes back to its roots

23 Jan, 2014

Sydneysiders can learn from the experts about how to create a green wall, grow their own food and set up a worm farm as part of the Green Villages sustainability hub at this year’s annual Rootstock Sydney Festival. The City’s Green Villages website greenvillages.com.au features bright ideas for sustainable living…

Designing A Brighter Globe

23 Jan, 2014

Melbourne based premium LED lighting company Brightgreen presents the BR1000 bulb – a direct replacement for 100W incandescent bulbs that marks a significant expansion of the brand’s retrofit range. The BR1000 runs on just 12.5W of power, generating a maximum brightness of 1050 lumens to give an efficacy of 84…