In 2015 Graham and Sally Osborne created WikihouseAU which is the Australian chapter of Wikihouse.cc. Our mission aligns with Wikihouse.cc:- “WikiHouse is an open source project to reinvent the way we make homes. It is being developed by… Read More
Share global, manufacture local- ‘It is easier to ship recipes than cakes and biscuits’ – John Maynard Keynes Be lazy like a fox-Don’t keep reinventing the wheel. Take something that already works, copy, adapt, give credit and re-share…. Read More
Personal protective equipment (PPE) All construction is dangerous. Always wear hard hats, eye protection, ear protection (malleting gets very loud), gloves, high visibility outfits and steel-capped boots. Where working at height is required, use a harness. Establish a… Read More
WikiHouse is an open source project to reinvent the way we make homes.
It is being developed by architects, designers, engineers, inventors, manufacturers and builders, collaborating to develop the best, simplest, most sustainable, high-performance building technologies, which anyone can use and improve.
Our aim is for these technologies to become new industry standards; the bricks and mortar of the digital age.
This video introduces many of the key concepts and philosophies behind the WikiHouse project.
In September 2014, WikiHouse in the UK, unveiled ‘WikiHouse 4.0’ their first two-storey design at the London Design Festival. Costing lest than £50,000, it was built by a team of volunteers.
Drawing on the rich artistic heritage of Hackney Wick, The Gantry is a 21st century cabinet of curiosities made up of 21 individual creative studios. These studios are set within a gigantic gridded structure on the side of… Read More