Blackburn South house

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Header tank to build pressure and height to feed the main collection tanks
Header tank to build pressure and height to feed the main collection tanks
This header tank is postioned on the other side of the house
This header tank is postioned on the other side of the house

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.

Location Blackburn South, Melbourne
Country Australia
Type Sustainable renovation
House size Medium, 30 squares


Summary of house features

  • Passive solar design in the garden
  • Rainwater tanks
  • Low power appliances, no airconditioner
  • Greywater system
  • Chook shed
  • Hydroponic sheds
  • Fruit trees and vegetable garden


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