Passive House Podcast Ep. 32: Kate Nason, Atelier Ten

March 29, 2021


Kate Nason is a certified passive house designer in Melbourne, Australia. She works for the international environmental design consultancy, Atelier Ten. She’s also a director of partnerships and major events on the board of the Australian Passive House Association and a part-time tutor at the University of Melbourne.

Having had various architectural roles since graduating from her master’s degree, Kate has collected a range of experiences, including working on some of Australia’s earliest Passive House projects. Passive House Podcast cohost Matthew Cutler-Welsh caught up with Kate to talk about her journey into architecture, how she discovered Passive House, and her vision for the future of her industry in Australia.

Don’t miss Kate’s excellent report, Green Light: The Rise of the Energy Efficient Building.

View Kate’s May 2020 appearance at the Global Passive House Happy Hour:

See the Gillies Hall project, Kate’s first Passive House project, and the one that got the ball rolling for her.

Listen to Andy Marlow (who Kate mentioned in the interview) and his conversation with Matthew for the Passive House Podcast.

And check out Kate’s comic strip, “Adventures of a Water Droplet”:

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