This Chef’s Home in Australia Uses Budget-Friendly Materials That Don’t Sacrifice Strength

In Byron Shire, simple, cost-efficient materials like fiber-cement sheets cut down on construction waste and time.
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When Tom, an Australian chef who co-owns a taqueria in Sydney, inherited a 5,400-square-foot plot of land in Byron Shire on the eastern coast where he’d grown up, he seized the opportunity to lay down roots and build a home for a future family.

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