Greenhouse By Joost | Federation Square, VIC

Fabricator: Holland Fire Doors and Windows   System: Presto   Performance: Fire
Fabricator: Holland Fire Doors and Windows
System: Presto
Performance: Fire

Greenhouse By Joost is the latest of Joost Bakker’s zero waste system project that TPS is proudly sponsoring. The build of the Greenhouse will be at no other than Federation Square.

Mission Statement: ‘Imagine a home that produces more energy than you need, grows more food than you can possibly eat, a complete closed loop – a zero waste system inspired by nature.’

You can book a tour of the Greenhouse here.

For more information about future food system, click here.

Joost set us a challenge early 2020.

Creating a large window for the kitchen that would allow a heap of light in, would open out to create a glazed roof to allow a film crew to operate under, could be operated by one person, had to be thermally broken steel, double glazed and be one panel of glass.

The answer: a Forster Unico outward opening strut supported window. It works like a dream and looks incredible!

Project Timeline

13th November 2020

15th September 2020

Installation under way of our Forster Unico 3.2m x 1.4m gas strut supported awning window with Viridian LightBridge – high performance double glazing.

31st August 2020

4th August 2020

TPS’s steel windows are manufactured using the energy efficient thermally broken unico frame from Forster.

Living at the Greenhouse will be Australia’s Famous Chef’s, Matt Stone and Jo Barrett. They will be moving in late September and innovative cooing techniques will take place.

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