Meet the team
The Cape is the brainchild of Brendan Condon, a respected authority in the field of environmental restoration. He brings on board an award-winning team with strong credentials in sustainability and quality modern design, namely Small Giants, Martin Builders, TS Constructions, Australian Ecosystems and The Sociable Weaver.
Small Giants is a Melbourne-based company, with a track record in delivering modern, boutique, and sustainable developments. Founded by Danny Almagor and Berry Liberman, Small Giants recently completed The Commons, an iconic apartment complex in Brunswick, Melbourne, which won awards such as the 2014 State Architecture Awards for Sustainable Architecture and the 2014 Premier’s Design Awards.
THE SOCIABLE WEAVER
The Sociable Weaver is a design and building company that creates healthy, sustainable, inspiring homes that are functional and affordable. Our architectural homes encourage connection to nature, to community and to ourselves. We create homes that are either carbon neutral or carbon positive and we place strong emphasis on building biology to create a healthy home. Along with Feng Shui design principles, permaculture integration, recycling processes, accessibility and more, our homes are considered in every possible way.
Australian Ecosystems (AE) is an ecological restoration and landscape construction company based in Melbourne. The company specialises in restoration of wetland, grassland, woodland and coastal ecosystems, the construction of sustainable landscapes and urban food production. AE operates one of the largest indigenous plant nurseries in Australia, which produces several million plants annually for biodiversity projects.
Builders, innovators & change makers, Martin Builders represent the next generation of leaders in the building industry. With a mission to implement positive change in the world, Martin Builders continues to innovate and translate their knowledge into exceptional design and construction. Winners of Master Builder of the year, all of their homes are constructed to a premium quality with environmental sensitivity at the front of mind.
TS Constructions is a respected Wonthaggi building company, and supporter of The Cape for a decade. They had significant input into the development of our designs and guidelines, and helped make beautiful, high quality, and carbon-neutral housing achievable and affordable. They recently won a raft of accolades at the Victorian Master Builder Awards for the Southeast Region, including Sustainable House of the Year.