Owners' Intent To respect the entire water cycle.
Goal Reduce dependency on town water supply and to buffer rainwater run-off.
The TetraMapped process to achieve the goal
Earth Build driveway so that it sheds water to the side and use swales to disperse run-off across the property. 10,000 litre water tank to collect rainwater for toilets, laundry and plants.
Air Use technology to automatically switch to town water when rainwater tank is low, and switch back to tank water when there is enough.
Water Use environmentally friendly detergents and soaps.Use rainwater for the garden which wil also benefit the down-hill beach reserve.
Fire Highlight how we care for the rain that falls on our land, as well as featuring our magnificent view of the sea.
People protect what they love.
Jacques Yves Cousteau