Jamie Durie has designed outdoor spaces for international celebrities such as Charlize Theron, Chris Hemsworth and even Oprah Winfrey. Now he’s about to make garden design dreams come true for one lucky winner.
The famous gardener will be a special guest at Chatham Homes’ 8.2-star Blackwood show home at the Lucas Estate on Sunday September 11.
We are proud to announce that the Blackwood is the first show home from an Australian volume builder to achieve the prestigious Green Star Home certification by the Green Building Council Australia’s ‘As Built’ category.
Visitors to the show house, which sets the benchmark for sustainable living and home design, will be entered into the raffle to win a landscaped garden designed by Jamie Durie.
The award-winning designer, passionate environmental campaigner and Chatham Homes ambassador will also be available for selfies with visitors and to tour the stunning four-bedroom family home.
The all-electric, solar-powered home combines effortless style and smart design that promotes the health of its owners through the use of the latest wellness technologies, sustainable materials and smart appliances.
“I can’t wait to show locals Australia’s first Green Star home. What an achievement from my friends at Chatham Homes. It’s the house Australia needs to build moving forward – a house design that not only improves the lives of Australian families through healthy, sustainable and innovative design, but is also more environmentally friendly. , with all the latest technology and luxuries one would expect from Chatham,” said Durie.
“Never have we needed cutting-edge home design like this more than we do now.”
Durie, who has more than 40 international design awards to her name and received an Order of Australia Medal in 2013 for her services to the environment, has teamed up with Chatham Homes in a partnership focused on promoting more sustainable, healthy and climate-resilient homes.
Chatham Homes managing director Bradley Hall said Durie’s passion for sustainable design and his work in the environmental sector for more than 29 years made him the perfect partner for the leading builder of Victorian homes.
“Together, we want to challenge the home building industry to do more to reduce its environmental footprint and meet the challenges of living in a changing climate,” Hall said.
Durie will be at the Blackwood show house at 85 Shortridge Drive, Lucas, from 1.30pm on Sunday September 11. Visitors can register their interest in attending.
A lucky visitor of the day will also win a garden design plan by Durie and his team. The price does not include the execution of the design. Other terms and conditions also apply.
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