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Launching our social enterprise, Nestd in March seems like a lifetime ago. Since then the product offering has expanded from two to five.
Thanks to Grimshaw Architects, The Peak, a single story compact home was released in June, followed by the release of The Maquette by Ravida Homes in August, and the highly anticipated design by Peter Maddison Architects.
Nestd homes are Australian made and designed. They are sustainable with a small footprint, affordable and creatively designed by leading architectural firms.
And they are creating quite a stir in the market, attracting a variety of media attention. Featuring on Channel 9’s A Current Affair program, The Herald Sun and Domain Magazine, along with a variety of online publications, Nestd has generated huge interest in a short period of time.
And a focus of that interest is the social purpose of these homes. For purchasers seeking to make a greater difference, a Nestd home is certainly ticking the box.
In a move to reach our target market and raise the profile of Nestd the team recently attended the Melbourne Home Show held at the Convention Centre.
With an estimated 30,000 visitors to the show, several discussions with potential buyers were had, many of whom are now in the process of having site surveys conducted to assess the viability of purchase.
Across the four days of the show our display home, The Peak proved to be a star attraction. Those who ventured in for a closer look were blown away by the smart use of space, quality and of course, the aesthetically pleasing grandness captured within the 32.5sqm footprint.
We look forward to sharing more of the journey of Nestd by keeping you up to date with the progress as we embark with this venture.
Big thanks to Grimshaw Architects and ARKit for their support with this project.
Photos courtesy of Capture Point Media
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