Future Sustainable Building

Traditional sustainable construction minimized the amount of energy used in a fossil fuel powered world. The future of sustainable construction will be about efficiently harnessing the abundance of natural, clean energy.


An examples of an Iron Matrix weekender where you can recharge yourself and your car.

Australian Technologies Competition

Iron Matrix has been fortunate to have been selected as a Semi-Finalist in the 2018 Australian Technologies Competition.

Business Insider

Very please to be selected as one of the finalists for the Business Insider/ Gizmodo grant competition.


Iron Matrix can be internally finished the same way as any traditional home. Because the structure has no diagonal bracing through the walls of roof. Whole modules (laundry, kitchen bathroom etc) can be slid in from the side or dropped into an Iron Matrix structure at any time.

Challenging Sites

It wasn’t enough to design a house that anyone could build. We wanted a house that anyone could build, any where. The first Iron Matrix home was built on the side of a rather intimidating 20-30 degree hill that even these pictures don’t quite do justice to. If you drop something round, like a roll…

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In The News

Iron Matrix made the news for the first time last week. The response has been overwhelming to say the least. We’re still trying to catch up on emails. Thank you Domain.com.au and everyone who has contacted us with kind words of support and encouragement. https://www.domain.com.au/news/iron-matrix-prototype-house-in-wa-could-cost-up-to-30-per-cent-to-build-than-regular-houses-20180313-h0xfnr/  

Free Solar

In 2005, Iron Matrix was just an idea. I worked in the Oil and Gas industry and no one there felt any threat from solar panels which cost over five dollars per watt. By comparison, five dollars worth of diesel generates the same amount of electricity for 50,000 hours (6 years). But there were two…

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Suburban Edition

A lot of people ask if Iron Matrix can be used to build a more typical home. Here’s an example of Iron Matrix in suburbia.


Iron Matrix aims to be a better house for a lower cost by designing all parts for autonomous fabrication. Here’s the first Iron Matrix robot. It welds 10 times faster than a human, saving 20 minutes per piece. Plus, welds are 100% consistently repeated. There are 500 of these pieces in the first Iron Matrix…

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