Entries by Jamie Thomas

NevHouse Launches Opportunity Zone Fund in USA

NevEarth Qualified Opportunity Fund Launches Seeking Accredited OZ Fund Investors for Innovation & Housing to Impact “The Earth”. The Opportunity Zone Fund is Authorized to Raise $350 million for Philanthropic Capitalism for NevHouse and Surf Lakes. The Fund’s unique housing solution and holistic approach to developing communities means that we can solve the housing problem […]

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NevHouse Announced Global Winner of Pitch@Palace

The Pitch@Palace entrepreneurs award is the most coveted prize pursued by socially driven “for profit” enterprises all over the world. NevHouse has won the highest award, chosen from over 25,000 businesses world-wide. The vote was cast by 300 esteemed dignitaries and industry leaders from around the world, each had received a personal invitation to come […]

NevHouse moves into indigenous housing solutions for Australia

I an article in the Sydney Morning Herald, Daisy Dumas reports on the partnership between Sydney philanthropist and the Australian philanthrocapitalist organisation NevHouse and their mutual goal of reducing homelessness for indigenous people without adequate shelter. Following a site visit in Jilkminggan, Katherine where locals were consulted on their needs – a culturally sensitive design […]

Griffith University engineering faculty studies NevHouse in Vanuatu

Engineering students from Australia’s Griffith University visit Cyclone affected Vanuatu in order to study the structures erected by NevHouse in 2016. An entire community was re-built to Category 5 Cyclone rated standards using a recycled material based solution and a rapid deployment building model. A multi-year social impact study on the community built by NevHouse […]

How Firewire’s founder went from surfboards to sustainable houses

Dr. Gregory Bourne of The Inertia published the following article in January 2017 (excerpt as follows): 2016 saw the 22nd United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP22). What is clear is that the imperative to educate, research, enhance understanding and communicate issues relating to sustainable development and climate change has never been more stark. And […]

NevHouse presents at COP22 UN Climate Change Conference

Very proud to announce Nev Hyman, founder of Nev House recently delivered a powerful key note speech at COP22 UN Climate Change conference in Marrakech. He spoke alongside other thought leaders including Professor Jeffrey Sachs, senior UN adviser and expert on climate change and sustainable development as well as Peter Bakker, President of the World […]

NevHouse features on Sunrise TV

Surf board shaping legend Nev Hyman is interviewed by Sunrise TV, aired nationally across Australia recently. Nev explains his philosophy about taking the plastic waste that we throw away and turning it into low cost structures for nations in need. The demand for NevHouse product has been meteoric as more and more countries realise the […]

Austrade gets behind NevHouse

In an article by Austrade which is part of the Australian Trade and Investment Committee, Myles Gough posts his interview with Founder of NevHouse – surfing icon Nev Hyman. Myles states ‘from surfboards to sustainable shelters, Nev Hyman’s latest is providing safe, affordable housing to some of the world’s most vulnerable people. His low-cost houses […]

NevHouse victorious at the Australian Good Design Awards

In an article published by ArchitectureAU, Louisa Wright states “The Good Design Award for Sustainability, one of two main awards, went to Nev House, a cyclone-resistant prefabricated shelter for remote communities in Vanuatu. Conceived by entrepreneur Nev Hyman and designed by Sydney-based architect Ken McBryde, a principal at Hassell, the buildings act as affordable homes, […]