Start with Why

If you’ve listened to more than a few episodes of the Home Style Green podcast, you’ll notice that I like to start with why? My favourite first question to designers and architects is ‘why do you what you do‘? Simon Sinek – Start with Why Glen Murdoch is a Passive House designer and innovator, based Read More …

Homes People Can Afford

We are not building enough homes people can afford. This was the focus of a workshop organised by He Kainga Oranga – The┬áHousing and Health Research Programme, from the University of Otago in mid 2012. Since then, ┬áSarah Bierre, Professsor Philippa Howden-Chapman and Lisa Early have been busy compiling written contributions from a number of Read More …