About Us

About Green Wave Projects

Green Wave Projects was established in 2015 by Claire O’Toole, as a Project Management Consulting Business in Hobart, Tasmania to cater to the Commercial and Residential Construction Sectors. Green Wave Projects offers Project Management Services from project inception to delivery, managing client expectations in relation to project outcomes for time, cost, quality and compliance.

The focus since 2019 has been to develop small footprint, prefabricated buildings for the residential and tourism business sectors. Green Wave Projects vision is to offer both premium and affordable products to the market on a small footprint scale, integrated with the environment and sitting lightly on the land.

Claire O’Toole OAM I Managing Director + Senior Consultant

Claire is passionate about sustainability, small footprint living and healthy, high performance dwellings. She wants to change the way people live, focusing on better indoor quality, reduced operating costs and sustainable choices of materials and finishes all woven together to allow more time and money for living.

A registered Builder (general construction/open) with over 20 years of industry experience in Australia and overseas,  she holds a bachelor of planning and design (building) and bachelor of building from the University of Melbourne.

Claire was the inaugural Tasmanian state treasurer of NAWIC (National Association of Women In Construction), president and vice president of AIB (Australian Institute of Building) Tasmanian chapter.

In Claire's work, she strives to capture and combine sustainable materials, innovative building, better health and high-performance.



  • The University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Building, 1997 
  • The University of Melbourne Bachelor of Planning and Design (Building),1995 
  • Introduction to Passive House Box Hill Institute 2020
  • Certified Passive House Tradesperson - Passive House Institute 2020
  • ATTMA Registered Testers Scheme at Level 1 for airtightness testing 2021

Membership & Assosciations

  • Member of NAWIC
  • Fellow of the Australian Institute of Building (FAIB)
  • Member of PrefabAus - Company
  • Australian Passive House Association (APHA)
  • International Passive House Institute
  • Member of Alternative Technology Association


Focused on sustainable, small footprint living that is good for people and good for the planet.

Green Wave Projects has pledged to commit to the Australian Builders Declare Climate & Biodiversity Emergency.

As a member of the construction industry aware of the Biodiversity Emergency, I pledge to:

Raise awareness of the climate and biodiversity emergencies and the urgent need for action amongst our clients and supply chains.

Advocate for faster change in our industry towards an improved standard of construction and more regenerative construction practices.

Collaborate with professionals and policy makers within our industry to work towards improved environment outcomes.

Establish climate and biodiversity mitigation principles as the key measure of our industry’s success: demonstrated through awards, prizes, listing, & information sessions.

Share knowledge and research to that end on an open source basis.

Create buildings of a superior quality and performance, to meet the challenges of a low carbon future.

Constructing buildings that require minimal energy input to maintain satisfactory internal living environment.

Embrace the shift to low embodied carbon materials, and prioritising materials with minimal environmental impact more broadly.

Implement on-site waste management and construction systems to reduce, reuse and recycle.

Incorporate ecologically sustainable development principles.



Modern Office Setting

Parks & Wildlife

Upgrade of public amenities to improve visitor experiences

Queen Street

Renovation & Extension

Drovers Rise

Off-grid cargotechture design

Integrated Physio

Refurbishment & Fitout

Seven Mile Beach

Contract dispute and defect resolution