Sanctuary magazine features our 'Trentham' project
On the shelves now is the latest Sanctuary Magazine, with great articles on green roof systems, appliance selections, what to avoid when working on a sustainable design (featuring Sven Maxa) and a great article 'Tranquility Base' on our Trentham project. Read the full article here. Best. Issue. Ever!
National Design Award Winners
Maxa Design are very proud to announce that our 'Culvert House' Trentham project was a winner at the recent National Association of Building Designers (NABD) awards. As a recipient of a Building Designers Association of Victoria (BDAV) award & commendation, the project was automatically considered for the national awards in the same categories. The calibre of entries in the NABD awards this year was very high, so to receive a design award amongst our peers was a true honour!
Victorian Design Award Winners
Maxa Design are very proud to announce that we were awarded 1 design award and 2 commendations at the 2016 BDAV awards on Saturday 30th July! We are very proud of our team and feel very honoured that we've been able to work on these projects with such amazing clients.
Our Culvert HouseTrentham project was awarded 'Residential Design - New Houses, $300K-$500K Construction Cost'. This project also received a commendation in the category of 'Best Environmentally Sustainable Design - Residential'.
Our Bishop House project also received a commendation in the category of 'Residential Design - Alterations & Additions, $200K-$500K Construction Cost'.
There are several posts from the night on our Facebook page - pop on over and have a look!
Now Passive House (Passivhaus) Certified
We're very proud to announce that we now have 2 Passivhaus designers in our team! Our director and principal designer Sven Maxa successfully completed certification as a Passivhaus Institute Designer in late 2015, and is now joined by Lauren Walther who completed the training course in November 2016 ! We currently have 6 Passive House projects in development, with 2 in construction now, and 3 projects to start in early 2017!. If you want to know more about Passivhaus or are thinking about having your own Passivhaus project designed - then give us a call!