Sanctuary 50 coming soon: 15 years of sustainable design

Sanctuary 50 coming soon: 15 years of sustainable design

Welcome to our 50th issue! Take a look at the past and future of sustainable and beautiful Australian design.

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A pretty pair

A pretty pair

In inner Melbourne, a pair of dilapidated hundred-year-old townhouses was replaced with the best-practice 21st century version, with energy efficiency, recycled materials and neighbourhood connectedness firmly in mind.

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On the drawing board: Analysis of a bushfire loss

On the drawing board: Analysis of a bushfire loss

Late last year, a house designed by Dick Clarke of Envirotecture burnt to the ground in the Gospers Mountain bushfire. Dick investigates why the house burned, and what can be learned to help rebuild it and other houses in fire-prone areas so that it’s less likely to happen again.

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Back to the future: Classic Sanctuary homes revisited

Back to the future: Classic Sanctuary homes revisited

Over the fifteen years since the first issue, more than 380 sustainable homes have featured in Sanctuary’s house profile pages. Dipping into the early issues, it’s easy to spot things that have changed.

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Shaping Sanctuary: Editors in profile

Shaping Sanctuary: Editors in profile

Over the years since its launch in 2005, Sanctuary has flourished under the leadership of a formidable lineup of editors.

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