Bank apartments Melbourne ()The Bank Apartments are designed in harmony and synergy with nature. Residents will enjoy the increased comforts and benefits of 6 star apartment living.
Swinburne National Centre for Sustainability (Stud Road, Wantirna, Melbourne)The Swinburne University National Centre for Sustainability and Environmental Design Building, located in Wantirna, Melbourne has been built with innovative sustainability features. The building is the new home for staff of the National Centre for Sustainability. The grand opening for the building was held on October 14 2008 as part of the Wantirna's Centenary function.
Box Hill house (Box Hill, Melbourne)
Mount Evelyn house (Mount Evelyn, Victoria)
Prahran house (Prahran, Melbourne)
Asian rooftop gardens ()Asian rooftop gardens are an effective step towards sustainable living and building communities.
Humpty Doo house (Humpty Doo, Northern Territory)
Santa Monica house (Santa Monica, California)The Santa Monica house was one of the first homes built by LivingHomes and is the residence of Steve Glenn, founder of the company.
Surrey Hills house (Surrey Hills, Melbourne)
Knox civic centre (511 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South, Melbourne)
Queen Victoria Market (Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, Victoria)The Queen Victoria Market in Melbourne, Victoria has the largest urban grid-connected solar photovoltaic array in the Southern Hemisphere consisting of 1328 solar panels covering one third of the market roof.
Kancoona house (Kancoona South)The Kancoona house is a stone dwelling in Victoria's north east that has a standalone energy system using solar, micro hydro and LPG gas backup systems.
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Apollo Bay house (Apollo Bay, Victoria)
CERES EcoHouse (8 Lee St, East Brunswick)The CERES EcoHouse is a sustainable display home that provides working examples of sustainable features that can be added to existing housing stock.
East Brighton house ()"As you can see , this is a very stock standard 1950's style aussie brick veneer. One of the first initiatives was capturing rain water. Please see the article on Water tanks."
Goongerah house (Ellery Creek, Goongerah, Victoria)The Goongerah house is built from natural materials and has a solar array for power operating off the grid.
Upper Yarra Arts Centre (3409 Warburton Highway, Warbuton, Victoria)The Upper Yarra Arts Centre in the heart of the historic mountain township of Warburton, the is part of the local shopping and cafe precinct and looks out on the upper reaches of the Yarra River. The Centre seeks to provide quality and enjoyable arts and cultural programs for the diverse community.

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Crossways Eco Arch house (Kent)The Crossways Eco Arch house was designed by Richard, who is an architect, for his family residence.
Blackburn South house (Blackburn South, Melbourne)The Blackburn South house features a sustainable garden that produces a quantity of food for the family. The target is to become more self sufficient for food.
Subiaco Sustainable Demonstration Home ()The Subiaco Sustainable Demonstration Home shows that an environmentally friendly and energy efficient home can also be architecturally impressive, aesthetically pleasing and functional. The key message is that sustainable housing is relevant to any building or renovating project. The budget for the Subiaco Sustainable Demonstration Home project was comparable to other homes constructed in the area (contract building price was approximately $300,000).
La Casa Verde (Mission District, San Francisco, California)La Casa Verde, situated in San Francisco's Mission District, is built with sustainable materials and uses renewable sources of energy. This is one of the first homes in the U.S. to achieve certification through Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design ratings.
Greensborough house (Greensborough)
Mount Waverley house (Mount Waverley, Melbourne)
Mitcham East house (Mitcham East, Melbourne)
Bellarine Peninsula house (Bellarine Peninsular, Victoria)The Bellarine Peninsula house is situated at the picturesque Waters Edge Terrace on Victoria’s Bellarine Peninsula, and was constructed by local builders Daran Constructions. The home as been deemed by HIA GreenSmart to be Australia ’s most sustainable.

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Portland sustainable cottage ()The Portland sustainable cottage is inspired by writings such as Thoreau's Walden and Portland, Oregon's green building movement. The goal was to create an inspiring space in a humble dwelling in Portland's (United States) south-west hills by constructing a "green" cottage. Total costs, including land and site development, have been less than $70,000.
Portland Energised House ()The Portland Energised House is a home in Portland, Victoria which is a fully self-reliant project.
Musée du quai Branly ()The Musée du quai Branly in Paris has an interesting "living wall" feature.
Bass Coast Community Health Service (San Remo, Victoria)The Bass Coast Community Health Service in San Remo, Victoria has a photovoltaic array of 4.2Kw
60L green building (60 Leicester Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053)The 60L Green Building is the the premier green commercial building in Australia, unique in its approach to energy and water consumption, and the use of recycled and re-used materials during construction. 60L shows how we can achieve a commercially viable, healthy, low energy, resource-efficient workplace with minimal impact on the environment.
Oakleigh East house (Oakleigh East, Melbourne)The Oakleigh East house has an inspired design by one of Melbourne's leading architects which spans 4 levels. The home was built in the 1980s and was ahead of its time for sustainable features.
Greensborough house 2 (Greensborough)
Laurimar zero emission house (Laurimar community, Melbourne)The Laurimar zero emission house is a demonstration low-energy home built in Melbourne by Delfin in partnership with CSIRO. The home will embody the vision of a near zero-emissions house (ZEH) that Australian families can afford: "The house is expected to use 70% less energy than a traditional home of similar size!"[1]
Surrey Hills house II (Surrey Hills, Melbourne)
Glebe house (Glebe, Sydney)The Glebe house demonstrates the solar panels (a photovoltaic array) can be easily installed on an inner city terrace house in Sydney.
Paso Robles house (Paso Robles, Califonia)

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Beaconhills College (Pakenham, Victoria)Beaconhills College has installed a solar array to help offset greenhouse gas emissions.
St Kilda Ecohouse (St Kilda Botanical Gardens)The St Kilda Ecohouse was a project of the Port Phillip EcoCentre. The goals were to transform the house and garden on the corner of the St Kilda Botanical Gardens into a model sustainable building to provide education and inspiration to the wider community, acting as a seed for further change. An existing brick house was redesigned and refitted with sustainable features, including:

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JECO house (Camberwell)The JECO showhouse is a family home built in 2006 in Camberwell It is a detached house on a small site with 11 others. The site was purchased with planning permission and little scope to externally alter it. It does not have optimum orientation or design, with flat roof, no windows in the Northfacing wall, and no overhanging eaves. Never the less, it is rated at 32 points, equivalent to 7 stars. This was achieved within a cost limit of around 5% above the cost for the 5 star minimum currently required.
WestWyck ()WestWyck is a sustainable eco-housing development in Brunswick, Melbourne.
Melbourne convention centre (South bank of Yarra River, South Melbourne)The new Melbourne convention centre currently under construction has been awarded a 6 Star Green Star rating for its innovative environmental design using the Green Star - Convention Centre PILOT rating tool developed by the "The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA). A 6 Star Green Star certification demonstrates world leadership in sustainable building design and is a new global standard for Convention Centre design.

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Brunswick house (Brunswick)
Brunswick East Office (23 Lanark St, Brunswick East, Victoria 3057)The Brunswick East Sustainable office was designed and completed by Sunpower Design as their commercial premises above a residential dwelling in East Brunswick.
Micro Compact Home ()The Micro Compact Home (mc-h) is designed as an ultra-compact dwelling that is prefabricated and can be delivered and installed at any location.
Millerton round house (Millerton, New York State)
Moonee Ponds house (Moonee Ponds, Melbourne)
Far Niente winery, Napa Valley ()The Far Niente winery in California's Napa Valley has a photovoltaic installation of around 2,300 Sharp solar panels which generates 400 kWs at peak output.
ACROS Fukuoka building (Fukuoka City)The ACROS Fukuoka building in Fukuoka City in Japan is an amazing office building with two very distinct sides: one side looks like a conventional office building with glass walls, but on the other side there is a huge terraced roof that merges with a park. The garden terraces, which reach up to about 60 meters above the ground, contain some 35,000 plants representing 76 species. A huge semicircular atrium and the triangular lobby provide contrast to the greenery, in this space is a symphony hall, offices and shops.
Chippendale house ()The Chippendale house is a renovation designed by Mike Mobbs, a Sydney environmental lawyer, and his lawyer wife Heather Armstrong for their inner suburban house in Sydney.
Knoxfield house ()"This two bedroom house was designed to be as sustainable as possible on a small suburban block. It was built in 2001. I moved in at the time of my retirement. Entry is via a curved slate path, along a wooden walkway representing a bridge over a dry water course, continuing on slate pavers surrounded by low ground cover of varieties of the herb Thyme. The garden has no lawn, uses Australian natives or plants with low water requirements mulched with coconut fibre."
Elwood house (Elwood, Victoria)You can use the Community Portal for questions, feedback or observations relating to this article.
Narre Warren house (Narre Warren)
Brunswick West house (Brunswick West)Stuart McQuire's home in West Brunswick was the first in Victoria and the second in Australia to feed energy it created into the state's power grid. Since 1996 the house has has generated more electricity than it has used. After an outlay of $5000, Stuart hasn't paid an electricity bill.
CH2 building (Little Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000)Council House 2 (CH2) is claimed to be Australia’s greenest and healthiest office building. It opened in Melbourne in August 2006 and has set a new world standard benchmark for design and construction of future high-rise buildings. The building is described as visionary with potential to change the way Australia and the world approaches ecologically sustainable design and construction.
Hawthorn West house (West Hawthorn, Melbourne)The Hawthorn West house is a sustainable renovation featuring a greywater system, solar panels and numerous energy efficiency features.
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Ivanhoe house ()A residential home in Ivanhoe, Victoria, Australia
Hawthorn house (Hawthorn, Victoria)The Hawthorn house has a 2.1 kW solar array, solar hot water and water tanks installed where a swimming pool was decommissioned.
30 The Bond (30-34 Hickson Road, Millers Point, Sydney)30 The Bond in Sydney is a sustainable commercial building that was the first CBD building in Australia to be accredited 5 stars under the Australian Building Greenhouse Rating.