Fire and Storm
resistant homes


Award winning
housing designers
& builders


Hello. We’re Designology, Multi-Award Winning Designers and Builders Based In Melbourne Australia. Please take a look around our website.

Designology combines design innovation, technology and efficient building processes to provide cost competitive solutions to suit individual requirements.

We specialise in diverse yet synergistic structures incorporating sustainable design and building practices and products.

We are the creator of the renowned Multi-Award Winning ‘Convertible Home’.

A lightweight, high performance fire and storm resistant structure… ‘Lightly Touching the Landscape’.

We make beautiful homes







Our innovative designs have been highly awarded

Winner Building Designers Association Victoria (BDAV) 2010 “Most Innovative Use of Steel” Award
Winner BDAV 2010 “Best Environmentally Sustainable Design – Residential”
Winner BDAV 2010 “Best Energy Efficient Design – Residential”
Winner BDAV 2010 “Most Innovative Use of Water”
Winner Australian Steel Industry 2010 “Creative Innovations in Steel Design” Award
Highly Commended Building Products News 2010 Sustainability Awards “Single Dwelling (New)“
Winner of the 2007 National GREX House of the Future
Highly Commended 2007 HIA National GreenSmart Awards

What’s news?

June 15, 2020


Designology POD IT'S TIME TO BUILD! For that extra help in getting your new home (or renovation), the Government has offered a grant of $25,000 which is available only this…
January 22, 2020


Designology PL are seeking EOI for registered Builder/s in all Australian states to assist with building our Convertible Home projects. We’re presently receiving increased sales enquiries due to the recent…
convertible pod tiny home News
September 4, 2019

Convertible Pods (Tiny Homes) that are Fire and Storm Resistant

Tiny homes are now being used as a home to live in, office space, extra accommodation for guests, holiday homes, airbnbs and more. If you are thinking about buying a…
August 27, 2019

Two Convertible Homes open for Sustainable House Day

On Sunday 15 September 2019, open the door to sustainable living and visit two of Designology's Convertible Homes, on show as part of a day celebrating Australia’s most environmentally progressive homes.…
February 11, 2019

Stay in our convertible home in Newbury (Currently Unavailable)

Due to the current Corona Virus crisis, we are not taking any bookings in the near future. We love our award-winning Convertible Homes and we really want you to understand…
September 12, 2018

We are back for Sustainable House Day 2018

It’s been a year already and we are opening again from 10am until 4pm Sunday 16th September 2018 Visit this link to register your interest, find the address and to see…
March 2, 2018

Kevin Starling, Guest Presenter – Tuesday 6th March at 12PM.

  Designology Director, Kevin Starling, will be a guest presenter discussing fire and storm resistant homes on Tuesday 6 March at the 3rd Modular Construction and Pre-Fabrication ANZ 2018. The 3rd Modular…
September 25, 2017

Convertible House on show at Scarsdale

The Convertible House opened for Sustainable House Day in 2017. The unique design of the convertible house with its barrel vault ceiling gives a small space a big feel. The aim…
September 20, 2017

Bushfire Building Conference

Director Kevin was a speaker at the 2017 Bushfire Building Conference in September to talk about his innovations in designing for bushfires. Find out more here.


See for yourself. Book some time in our Newbury airbnb - Cocoon House

We’ve made it easy to understand the benefits of our convertible homes – stay in one!

Cocoon house is nestled in the clearing, amongst the towering gum trees of the Wombat state forest. As you wind down our secluded lane the world is left behind you.

Designology's 'Convertible House' in Newbury is designed as an alternative environmentally sustainable, durable, low embodied energy, storm & fire resistant dwelling.