There’s a new design trend gathering pace, and it’s to give your home a brain. Yes, really. Well, sort of. Houses with brains have the capability to think for themselves, in a way, meaning less hassle for their owner, and more economical, too.

Nutritionist Natasha Clarke and her husband Grant were dedicated to building the most environmentally friendly house possible. With all the tech involved, they decided to give it a brain. Here Natasha explains what that is and why a house that can think is the future. 

What exactly is a house with a brain?