I’m trekking the Larapinta Trail to help 1 Million Women empower more women around the world to act on climate change through the way they live. It’s my birthday this weekend! (And I’d love if you could please donate to this fundraiser!) To celebrate this year (in just over a week’s time) I’m going…

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Thanks so much to Steve Martin #ABCballarat breakfast radio for interviewing me about improving the quality of our homes as future-proofing to ensure we’re healthy, comfortable, and have lower energy-bills. The local ABC contacted me after reading this article was posted in the Age/Sydney Morning Herald earlier this week which quoted a colleague from Envirotecture who…

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Electrifying our future is the key to tackling the climate crisis and creating a clean energy future. Let’s stop burning fossil fuels and get off the gas by creating healthier homes powered by GreenPower and the sun.   Simple steps you can take today: Call your electricity provider and switch to 100% GreenPower. Swap your gas…

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The open days are a great opportunity to learn about the benefits of Passive House (Passivhaus) and learn first-hand what it’s like to live in one. Passivhaus projects are opening up their doors across the world THIS WEEKEND Fri 24th – Sun 26th June. Some open houses and buildings will have owners and/or passivhaus professionals…

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NOTE: This has been postponed to a later date – to be confirmed. ________________________________________________________ YES – A REAL LIVE WORKSHOP! “How to create a passive house and how to electrify your home and car” Thanks so much to the lovely Mara from ORTO Straw Eco Farm (Village Dreaming) for organising this workshop at her beautiful…

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We’re looking for a new member to join our team at Talina Edwards Architecture! Is it you?  Please answer our Quiz Questions* below in an email along with your CV/Portfolio (max 10mb) to studio@talinaedwards.com.au with the subject line: Hire Me!  Deadline for applications: midnight Sunday 20th Feb 2022.  EDIT: Deadline extended for one week until…

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One of our lovely projects (from a few years back now) is on the market! Check it out in the listing below for this family home which has stunning views across a river valley to Mt Warrenheip and Mt Buninyong… “We are pleased to present one of Regional Victoria’s finest properties to the market offering…

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  We were super excited to receive this window sample in our studio recently to show our clients! Yes we’re #buildingscience geeks! But more than that we care about quality, comfort, health, resilience & value for money when it comes to our buildings! Isn’t it a beautiful piece of quality design!? These Alu-clad triple-glazed windows…

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In Mid 2019 we joined the Australian Architects Declare movement, as it was launched. As a show of our commitment to the future we signed the declaration and in early 2020, and Talina also joined the Australian Architects Declare national steering committee. Over 1000 other Australian Architectural practices have now signed! A cornerstone to this…

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Talina is very proud to be given the recognition of the role of being an Official Ambassador for the Sustainability Awards 2021. She was the recipient of the 2020 Sustainability Award for Emerging Architect, and was honoured to be amongst such inspiring people (and projects!) who are leading the way in Australia. The 2021 Sustainability Awards…

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Come drink in some low carbon building design knowledge and inspiration at the Global Passive House Happy Hours, held every week. This is physically-distanced social connection at its finest!   We love the work that the Passive House Accelerator do to transform our industry towards healthier, more comfortable, climate-responsive and responsible buildings. Talina was recently…

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GAZELLA INTERVIEW TALINA EDWARDS / DIRECTOR & PASSIVHAUS DESIGNER /TALINA EDWARDS ARCHITECTURE / A SLOW EMERGING STORY / INTERVIEW / MAY 2, 2021   I’ve loved reading stories on the GAZELLA blog – celebrating women leaders in the construction industry. So I was honoured when the team reached out to me late last year for…

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The Australian Passive House Association (APHA) are proud to announce that our publication, “Passivhaus in Australia” has been shortlisted for an Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) Victoria Architecture Awards 2021 (Bates Smart Award for Architecture in the Media)! “Passivhaus in Australia” aims to accelerate the uptake of the Certified Passivhaus standard in Australia as a…

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We’re excited to be presenting a replay of our presentation from the South Pacific Passive House Conference 2020 #SPPHC2020! The annual conference is hosted by the Australian Passive House Association #APHA and the Passive House Institute of New Zealand #PHINZ . “Owl Woods Wisdom” is a Case Study of one of Australia’s first architect-design (&…

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In this episode of the Passive House Podcast, Talina joins cohost Matthew-Cutler Welsh to discuss her journey as an architect and Passive House pioneer in Australia. This conversation takes us through Talina’s education at Melbourne University, her early connections to sustainability, the launching of her own architecture practice, and the maturation of that practice into…

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Passive House is gathering momentum down under. Late last year Sanctuary’s editor Anna Cumming chatted with two expert practitioners (Talina Edwards and Sven Maxa) about the benefits of the building standard and whether it’s poised for a great leap forward in 2021. The question was posed; “Is 2021 the year of the Passivhaus?” No prizes…

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#DearArchitect is an open-letter from Talina Edwards to the architecture/built-environment profession, in response to the #ArchitectsDeclare movement. What started as a call-to-action, ended up being more of a mini-manifesto. Written during the intense summer bushfire season of 2020, one year later the message is the same (if not more) important than ever before… chapter 1…

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