• Upgrades to the Corner Studio Monto

    My uninsulated, termite-ridden 1936 shop (originally Monto Tyre Surgery) now has new feet, insulated 'hat' and its northeast laneway wall has insulation and new window openings for improved daylight, winter sunshine and cross-ventilation. Summer in the space has been vastly improved with the insulation and added ceiling fans. Last summer, I had to vacate by noon due to the heat on a normal hot day. 0 Comments

    30 2023
  • Start your Sustainability Journey

    Start Your Sustainability Journey this Summer: 24 Eco-Friendly Home Design Ideas online article by Redfin including quote from Emma Scragg Architect With the summer season about to begin, chances are you’ve heard about reducing water usage, limiting your electricity or air conditioning, and other eco-friendly practices you can take part in. But what does it mean to truly have a green home all year round – not just during the summer months? From sustainable architecture to eco-friendly interior…

    17 2022
  • Emma Scragg Architect has moved to Monto!

    We are on a new life adventure, living in the regional town of Monto, to enjoy a slower pace and the beautiful big spaces of this Gooreng Gooreng Country. I've bought a small 1930ish shop on the edge of town beside our home. Nicknamed, "The Hub", it is a place to work from, host informal gatherings and overflow accommodation for friends and family. The new shop address is 20 Lister Street, Monto. I'll continue with projects in southeast Queensland (a chance to visit friends and to restock on thi…

    25 2022
  • Sustainable House Day

    This year, 7 buildings up at and adjacent to Wild Mountains are opening their doors to the public (including four by Emma Scragg Architect). Book your ticket here and enjoy a day in the mountains with morning tea and delicious vegetarian lunch included and meet the residents, builders and designers of this diverse collection of sustainable buildings and the infrastructure that supports them.  0 Comments

    22 2019