Fremantle-based Montreal Commons, set to become one of the first carbon neutral apartment buildings in Australia, will save its tenants 50 per cent on body corporate fees under a renewable energy deal between OP Properties and Power Ledger. The five-storey, 39-apartment complex has set a benchmark for sustainable apartment design and will use developer-funded 75kW […]
In what could be a world first, the CRC for Low Carbon Living has brought together energy and infrastructure providers, a land developer and other smaller players to provide true peer-to-peer energy trading across the grid.
The City of Fremantle has left a group of hopeful tenderers for a baugruppen development shaken and distrustful after cancelling the project. However one group thinks there’s a silver lining, having created a co-housing model with the potential to be rolled out across the country. Hopeful applicants for a baugruppen development on unused council-owned land […]
The City of Fremantle is offering up one of its underutilised land holdings to be transformed into a medium to high-density development incorporating cutting edge sustainability.
Part of the strength of the One Planet approach to sustainability is in the simplicity and undeniable logic of its name. We clearly do have only one planet to live on – but how often we forget this simple fact and live as though there is a reserve planet (or four!) we can fall back […]
Fremantle Council in Western Australia has agreed to create draft planning provisions for smaller, denser units with modest maximum sizes and car parking.