Merry Christmas!

To all of our valued clients and colleagues, thank you for your ongoing support throughout the year, and wishing you an enjoyable, safe and more sustainable festive season 🙂

TO APPROVE OR NOT APPROVE?

One of the projects I’m currently working on is a new two-storey home in Bedford, for clients Peter & Susanne. Unfortunately, we’ve encountered some problems obtaining development approval. These are the facts: The development application was received the City Bayswater on the 13th July 2015. As part of the development application process, comment was sought from adjoining neighbours. One […]

DESIGNBUILD KEYNOTE PRESENTATION…

Last week I gave a presentation entitled The Future of Sustainability? at the DesignBUILD expo at the Melbourne Convention Centre. A big thank you to ABSA CEO Rodger Hills, expo organisers and everyone that attended; here are some photos from the day: The good folks at DesignBuild wrote a glowing summary of my presentation: One of […]

GEN Y DESIGN COMPETITION FINALISTS ON YOUTUBE…

Landcorp has posted our video interviews on Youtube from the networking event held last month. I wish I had a bigger chin…

A HOME FOR GENERATION Y

A few weeks ago my awesome design partner Alex Raynes-Goldie and I completed our Stage 02 submission for the Landcorp Generation Y House Design Competition. We thought you might like to have a look-see. Here’s an image of our Stage 01 submission, which got us on the shortlist of 6 out of 21 submissions: We […]

Sydney Morning Herald Article on Retrofitting for Sustainability

The following article was featured in the Sydney Morning Herald; I was interviewed for the article while serving as the Chair of the Association of Building Sustainability Assessors.  

WE’VE BEEN SHORTLISTED FOR THE LANDCORP GEN-Y DEMONSTRATION HOUSE COMPETITION!

Some fantastic news – my awesome colleague Alex Raynes-Goldie and I have been shortlisted for the Landcorp Gen-Y Demonstration House Competition! Of the 21 submissions received for Stage 01, we’re one of six submissions that progress to Stage 02 of the competition. There are some highly talented architects amongst the short-listed teams, so we’re both […]

SIDTHOO.COM TO JOIN ECOTECT ARCHITECTS

I’ve got some fabulous news to announce to kick off 2014 – today I’ve joined Garry Baverstock AM and Ecotect Architects as a design director and associate! For those of you not in the know, Garry is a leading architect, consultant and educator in the design of energy efficient and climate sensible buildings, and has […]

MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM SIDTHOO.COM!

SID THOO NOMINATED TO ABSA CHAIR

I’m incredibly proud to announce that I have been nominated as the new Chair of the Association of Building Sustainability Assessors. If you haven’t heard of ABSA, we are a national non-profit organisation that accredit and advocate for more sustainable buildings, particularly residential. We are one of two Assessor Accrediting Organisations under the Nationwide House Energy Rating […]