Innovation 2.0 is the next Evolution this was designed to satisfy Stockland’s need for new land sales centre but also be an example of best practice in design and construction.
The house is a 9.5 Star rated home and is also a platinum level accessible house and Innovation houses example of mainstreaming the discussion around aging in place.
The house also shows the use of amazing water saving processing in wicking lawns and storm water street tree trails.
As a developer Stockland’s understood that the consumer is looking for change however they don’t usually understand how good their housing could be. They typically are making selections based on the consumer components of stone benchtops and fancy tapware rather than benefits to the humans occupying these spaces.
Using a collaborative approach and partnering with all the relevant stakeholders. Input was provided by the developer, local council, James Cook University, material suppliers and the trades onsite. With an understanding that each new idea, concept or process needed support to be implemented people were allowed to put forward ideas that were then considered with an open view and once selected the solutions were allowed the necessary time and resources to be implemented. Learning was the feature for sure. Some bits were definitely more challenging than
The first operational 5G network.
Wicking lawns and gardens to reduce storm water runoff and store water on the lot.
Platinum level accessible house design that adapts to a human need over time.