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Location

24-26 Central Lakes Drive, Caboolture.

Display period

Now Closed

Project summary

Sustainable Home Caboolture project developer was Modern Investment Group; TVS Partnerships designed the home; and it was built by Accord Homes. The Caboolture Shire Council also supported the project.

The house design explored ways in which a typical, large suburban house could be used flexibly to facilitate different and multiple occupant living arrangements within the one house. It addressed many sustainability issues that have been ignored by typical project home designs.

Demographic
Second and subsequent home buyers – lower to middle range of the market.

Bedrooms
3+bedrooms + study + self contained flat

Bathrooms
3-bathrooms

Local council
Moreton Bay Regional Council

Climate zone
Sub-tropical – Climate Zone 2

Estate
Central Lakes Estate

Key facts

Architect/Designer
TVS Partnership Architects: http://www.tvspartnership.com.au

Builder
Accord Homes

Project manager
TVS Partnership

Consultant partners
Landscape architect – Caboolture Shire Council

Major sponsors
Platinum Level Sponsors:


Gold Level Sponsors:

Construction
Commenced: July 2007
Completion: TBA (approx October/November 2007)

Lot size
Land: 750 m2

House size
Living space: 205m2
Garage: 36m2
Total Floor Area (GFA): 241m2
Covered outdoor area: 28m2

Land cost
Approx. $140,000

Construction cost
Approx. $300,000

Design workshop(s)

The design of Sustainable Home Caboolture has been an integrated design process with the project builders, Accord Homes, having input into the project from early in the design process. This has been an important factor in achieving cost goals. One of the key aims of the project was to keep the capital cost of the house within the range of other new houses in the Central Lakes Estate.

Sustainable design features

Construction type
Brick veneer.

Internal environment

Energy rating
5-star rated dwelling (BERS)

External environment
Rainwater tank(s) size: TBA
Rainwater application: toilet flushing, laundry and outdoor usage (gardens)
Hot water system: solar

Last updated April 2009

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Queensland Master Builders Association
Queensland Government