Sanctuary Issue 4

  • The Perfect Fit
  • Salt Of The Earth
  • The Five Best Actions On Water Tenants Can Take
  • The Five Best Actions On Energy Tenants Can Take
  • Sustainable Renting
  • Back To Nature
  • Low-down On Downloading
  • On Show
  • Leading The Way
  • The Solution House
  • The Ecovillage
  • At Home In The Neighbourhood
  • Sustainable Living Made Cheaper
  • Valley Views
  • Hidden Transition
  • Sustainable Landscapes
  • Rainwater Garden
  • Just Like A Movie Set
  • From The Earth

Issue Contents:

The Perfect Fit

In a setting of rolling green pastures, a square box has found a natural home. Glenburn, Victoria. Sunpower Design

Just, Like A Movie Set

Sustainable living colour. Bondi Junction, NSW. Hannah Tribe Studio

Rainwater Garden

Rainwater tanks are not the only way you can capture water for your garden’s benefit.

Sustainable Landscapes

Frances Saunders from Sustainable Gardening Australia gives us a real-life example of storm-water use in a garden design.

Hidden Transition

A traditional Victorian weatherboard gets a sustainable makeover. Port Melbourne, Victoria. Design Habitat Architects

Valley Views

Perched above Lake George, this rural home blends in with its surrounding environment. Collector, NSW. Peter Overton, TT Architecture

Sustainable Living Made Cheaper

Reap the benefits of rebates for energy and water saving products.

At Home In The Neighbourhood

Recycled timbers give this village dwelling a sense of warmth. Currumbin Valley, Queensland. Will Collins, Will Collins Design

The Ecovillage

A couples search for a new home lead to the development of a unique Eco-conscious community.

The Solution House

A flood prone area and poor solar access were overcome to build this stunning home. Manly, NSW. James Cooper, Santum Design Consultants

Leading The Way

The K2 apartments take public housing to a new and sustainable level. Windsor, Victoria. Design Inc.

On Show

The Toowoomba community worked together to create a model sustainable home. Toowoomba, Queensland. Gall and Medek Architects

Low-down On Downloading

While they may seem attractive, halogen down-lights have a definite dark side.

Back To Nature

Hidden in the Dooralong Valley NSW, a home that has a view from every room. Dooralong Valley, NSW. Fergus Scott Architects

Sustainable Renting

Linnet Good tells us how sustainable rental properties not only improve the comfort level and bills for the tenants, but also increase the property’s value.

The Five Best Actions On Energy Tenants Can Take

Make sure you are doing all you can to reduce your carbon omissions.

The Five Best Actions On Water Tenants Can Take

Saving as much water as you can? Check this out to find some helpful tips.

Salt Of The Earth

A breezy two-bedroom solar-powered home for less than $250,000. Sturt, SA. Andrew Pawlowski

From The Earth

Rammed earth walls make this home in Victoria’s Indigo Valley a stunner. Indigo Valley, Victoria. Steffen Welsch Architects