Talina Edwards Architecture

Talina Edwards Architecture: elemental design are an award-winning small practice located in Ballarat and providing architectural services across Victoria.

Talina and her dedicated and passionate team embrace the scientific, rational and practical side of architecture and construction, as well as the more creative and intuitive approach to design. The practice employs a holistic and collaborative approach which ensures the best outcome for our clients in the designs of their projects.

When seeking an architect, Talina advises it is essential that you find an experienced professional that you feel comfortable with, who really listens to you, and that shares your values. The right architect will really get to understand who you are and how you live, and not only what you want for your future home, but also why you want it. A successful project starts with a trusting and collaborative client/architect relationship.

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Please support me! Larapinta Trail – 1Million Women

  I'm trekking the Larapinta Trail to help 1 Million Women empower more women around the world to act on...
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ABC Radio Interview

Thanks so much to Steve Martin #ABCballarat breakfast radio for interviewing me about improving the quality of our homes as future-proofing...

GET OFF THE GAS & “My Efficient Electric Home”

Electrifying our future is the key to tackling the climate crisis and creating a clean energy future. Let’s stop burning...
International Passive House Open Day 2022 
Australian Passivhaus tours


The open days are a great opportunity to learn about the benefits of Passive House (Passivhaus) and learn first-hand what...
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Workshop in Daylesford! ***POSTPONED***

NOTE: This has been postponed to a later date - to be confirmed. ________________________________________________________ YES - A REAL LIVE WORKSHOP!...
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Join our team! We’re hiring!

We’re looking for a new member to join our team at Talina Edwards Architecture! Is it you?  Please answer our...

FOR SALE! One of our built projects could be your new home!

One of our lovely projects (from a few years back now) is on the market! Check it out in the...

What is it really like to LIVE in a certified Passivhaus? SUSTAINABLE HOUSE DAY 2021

Join us TOMORROW Saturday 16th October at 10am fro this free online event!  (EDIT: you can watch the recording here!)...

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  We were super excited to receive this window sample in our studio recently to show our clients! Yes we’re...

We’re Carbon Neutral!

In Mid 2019 we joined the Australian Architects Declare movement, as it was launched. As a show of our commitment...

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Elemental Design

What is 'elemental design'? We believe this is the holistic approach to architecture that results in the best outcome for your project. The benefits of combining our building-science expertise with our intuitive approach results in soul-enriching homes that not only feel special to be in, but are also comfortable, healthy, resilient and energy-efficient.

Certified Passivhaus Design

We believe in delivering the healthiest, highest-performing and lowest-energy buildings in the world, with proven performance thanks to rigorous building-science and the international passivhaus standard. Talina and Mia are both Certified Passivhaus Designers.

Biophilic Design

What is biophilic design? We all have deep desire to be connected to nature, and this experience can bring us joy and improved wellbeing. Our projects are designed to with this in mind - aiming to engage all of our senses, with consideration of all the elements, which leads to a more enriching experience of the architecture.

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