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Launch of Ilios Gardens Swanbourne
By admin on December 16, 2019

PRESS RELEASE. LAUNCH OF ILIOS GARDENS, SWANBOURNE. Corner Congdon and Railway Streets. A small scale development in the heart of Swanbourne, PERFECT FOR SENIORS. When retired jewellery designer, Katherine Kalaf and her friend of many years, Eco Architect, Garry Bavertstock met, they would often speculate about downsizing opportunities in their hood. Nothing on the market met their needs. When a site became available on the corner of Congdon and Railway Streets, opposite the Sw…

Sustainable News Media – Part of the Problem?
By admin on November 30, 2019

From the desk of Garry Baverstock AM Traditional media: Today’s traditional media systems seem to love focusing on the negatives to sell advertising which is really crazy, because as everyone knows it is Social Media that delivers. Nobody cares about what is printed in the newspaper any more because it is a conga line of violence, drug taking and car accidents on the TV news, especially young people! Who can blame them? ‘Old Fogies’ I guess there are still too many 'old fogies…

ECOTECT ARCHITECTS – Energy conservation specialists
By admin on November 19, 2019

With Sustainable Living and Environmental factors becoming more prominent when looking forward to the future, we invite you to come chat with us about your housing project. Whether starting from scratch or re-designing what’s current, we can guide you down the correct path to better practice and ecological living, keeping in mind budget and demographic differences. To learn more, check out our new video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zkXyKfh36xw&t=4s …

The Global Groundwater Crisis
By admin on July 22, 2019

There has been some research completed recently about scarce resources of which many people might find surprising. Australia is already over-populated, not to mention the driest inhabited continent in the world with water restrictions in all major cities. John Dartnell from Envirosustain.com.au has documented a few issues around the world and with Australia in particular, the following areas: - Freshwater per person (it’s the most important scarce resource locally) - Arable land pe…