Housing

Nightingale Model set to fly across Victoria

The Nightingale Model has received a $100,000 boost from the Victorian government in order to replicate and extend its sustainability achievements across the state.

Steven Persson homes for homes

Homes for Homes: tackling the big issue of housing affordability

The extreme need for affordable housing in some cities, especially Melbourne and Sydney, is yielding some creative solutions, none more so than the Homes for Homes concept developed by social enterprise The Big Issue. It’s no magic bullet for funding… or is it?

Why apartment dwellers need indoor plants

As more people move from country areas to the city and as land to build homes near the city centre becomes scarce, we’re getting further and further away from nature.