The Green Building Centre holds regular educational talks and workshops, as well as hosting industry and community events. We invite you to get involved and be part of the green building r(E)volution.








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Previous Events

Sustainable Small House Design Competition 2014

Nearly one thousand people flocked to see our inaugural Sustainable House Design Competition & Expo last year.

Sustainable Small House Design Competition 2015

Come along this year this year on Saturday September 19th at Lismore City Hall to see

  • Sustainable modular house design entries –

Creative and innovative modular and adaptable house designs submitted by leading green architects & building designers, community and youth. Winners announced on the day

  • Lucky door prize-

A 1 KW Solar System donated by Light Touch Solar & Electrical for one person attending.

  • Green building products displays and information –

Talk to local experts at stalls featuring solar, composting toilets, eco wall coverings, ethical banking, handmade furniture, sustainable building and green cleaning.

  • Guest Speakers & Eco experts –

Guest Speakers – last years design winners Alyssa Cliff & Ray Maher will give a talk on sustainability in Architecture, and Beyond Zero Emissions offer their top 9 tips to completely wipe out electric and gas bills. 

A joint venture by the Green Building Centre, Lismore, Tweed and Byron Shire Councils, Rous Water, Byron Community College, TAFE North Coast, and Nimbin Neighbourhood Information Centre’s 7 Sibley St project. Aimed at promoting affordable, sustainable secondary dwellings in the Northern Rivers region and beyond.

Free Resources

3D CAD animation of two green building designs from last years Community entries. Created by Jesse Lawrence from Byron Energy Efficient Design & Drafting.

PLANS of an affordable self-sufficient home. Made available by designer Kelvin Daly. Hybrid EarthShip Kelvin Daly.

Design Entries on display at Green Building Centre

Design entries will be displayed at the Green Building Centre for two months following the event.

Green Building Centre Displays

Green Building Centre Displays


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  1. melanie mchugh says:

    hi, looking for builders to quote on a 50sqm DA approved supplementary dwelling in Ocean Shores. Please provide contacts for builders & eco modular builders servicing local area. thanks melanie 0409285868

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