‘You can smell if something’s going wrong’: life in an eco-friendly goldfish bowl


Greenhouse in Melbourne’s Federation Square is forging new ground in low-waste living. But what’s it actually like to live in?

We’re accustomed to living our lives publicly, but chefs Jo Barrett and Matt Stone have gone all in. They are living centre stage, in full public view, in Greenhouse by Joost, an 87sqm, zero-waste “future home” in Melbourne’s Federation Square. Goldfish Bowl by Joost could be more apt.

Every time you walk out of the building, there’s people that want to have a chat,” Stone says. “Some are cool, but others get really grumpy when you tell them they can’t just walk through.”

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