Townhouse Development – Wilks St Video – Part 1

Posted by on Jun 24, 2013 in Blog, Video | No Comments
Townhouse Development – Wilks St Video – Part 1

Take a look at this video showing how I squeezed onto a small site with poor access to sunlight, this townhouse development.  

Energy saving tips – Heat your home efficiently

Posted by on Jun 17, 2013 in Blog, How to/ Tips | No Comments
Energy saving tips – Heat your home efficiently

It’s cold, but you wish you were so hot right now. That’s why today I want to share energy saving tips to heat your home efficiently. Heating and cooling makes up 40% of your energy usage. With energy prices continuing to rise, and more critically global temperatures, we must all do our part to reduce […]

Noise in the home.

Posted by on Jun 10, 2013 in Blog, How to/ Tips | 2 Comments
Noise in the home.

Our homes; we take for granted the many functions we perform within them on any given day. When designing a house, I spend a great deal of time considering and designing for these varying functions. Where it gets tricky is that the differing tasks each member of the household will undertake, can affect others. I’m […]

A Block in a Hard Place, by Melbourne residential architect – Darren Naftal

Posted by on Jun 3, 2013 in Blog, How to/ Tips | No Comments
A Block in a Hard Place, by Melbourne residential architect – Darren Naftal

It’s here in my hands, the culmination of 15 years experience practicing as a Melbourne residential architect, and I cannot be prouder. My book, or as I call it my baby: A Block in a Hard Place, has now made its way out into the real world. The idea for this book was born from […]