Brunswick West eco-village hits mix between heritage and modern

By Andrew Rennie; Published in “Pakenham Cardinia Leader

BLENDING reclaimed building-materials with cutting-edge energy-saving design principles, WestWyck is a chic eco-village with a strong feeling of community that’s in keeping with the property’s 100-year history as the former Brunswick West primary school.

“We wanted to show how you can adapt a heritage building to a new use,” owner Mike Hill said.

Their efforts haven’t gone unnoticed, attracting interest from overseas researchers and picking up an interior architecture award from the Australian Institute of Architects in 2010.

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