Take a mini-video tour of a Townhouse at Christie Walk, the model ecocity development in Adelaide.

Sustainable development features of the Townhouse include:

  • Outer walls of Hebel block, offering great insulation.
  • Additional temperature stability from vines shading the outer walls.
  • Rammed earth inner walls provide thermal mass.
  • Natural ventilation flow up to the top level provides easy evening cooling on summer days.
  • Natural materials and non-toxic finishes.
  • Toilet flushing is with recycled water source from the community’s underground water storage tanks.
  • Title: Townhouse mini-video tour
  • Production: Jo Thomas
  • Length: 4 minutes