Garage Mahal Home

Garage Mahal Home was Designed, Project Managed, Co-Built by Andrew Hayim De Vries


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Compost Central Byron Bay

Andrew is currently living in Byron Bay in NSW where he runs Compost Central, with focus on custom designed compost systems which can be integrated directly into food systems.

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Garage Mahal will be open between for Sustainable House Day September 2013 admission FREE!
Andrew will be giving talks every half hour regarding the green wall.


Assistance for surviving the process

Andrew Hayim De Vries
Byron Bay, NSW
Consultant / Designer / Advisor
0413 530 559

upstairs kitchen with views to the North and West

Andrew Hayim De Vries

> advice & consultation
essentials to consider
before commencing

> minimise confusion and
budget blowouts

> environmentally friendly

> cost analysis, service
level agreements

kitchen through to the open-plan living space

upstairs living space facing windows of bedroom 1 and 2 - photographed 2010

^^access to Garage Mahal Home via Lois Lane (off Minilya & Carrington Streets)

upstairs bathroom

photographed 2009

downstairs courtyard
outside kitchen

view downstairs floorplan PDF

view upstairs floorplan PDF grey water vertical green wall is primarily about completely embracing passive solar design when building a new home or upgrading your existing home

Vertical green wall systems combined with shed construction principles for cost afford ability and environmental efficiency.

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vertical green walls building and design consultancy contact andrew view sustainable house day website

autumn 2011

downstairs dining into kitchen

downstairs dining into living area

external staircase landing

downstairs bedroom 1

downstairs bathroom laundry 2

downstairs bedroom living 2

click to view downstairs floorplan click to view upstairs floorplan