Perched high on a hill overlooking Geilston Bay, this passive solar home has been designed to minimize mechanical heating and cooling while increasing thermal comfort. Monika’s house is insulated and draft-proofed, with windows positioned to maximize cross flow ventilation and natural light while providing stunning river and mountain views.

Address: 8 Fig Place, Geilston Bay TAS

Open: 10 am - 1 pm Sunday 10 November

Highlights: Sustainable Architecture, passive design, 9.4 energy star rating.

Building specs: Type: house. Built: 2013


Detlev Geard