I’ll be sharing our Iron Matrix experiences alongside Jemma Green (Powerledger Chair) and Greg Morrison (Curtin Professor, Sustainability) at the Perth EnergyLab event on Tuesday, starting at 5:30pm. Everyone is welcome to attend the discussion on uncovering WA’s clean energy opportunities. Chaired by EnergyLab’s father, the delicately wooded, Piers Grove.
We’re getting architects involved now to create a range of alternative structures, shapes and finishes.
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.
Iron Matrix has been fortunate to have been selected as a Semi-Finalist in the 2018 Australian Technologies Competition.
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.
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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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/
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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