Sanctuary Issue 5

  • Mountain Views
  • Sweetness And Delight
  • Tank Bling
  • Out Of The Blue
  • Renovator’s Delight
  • Finishing Tough
  • Mountain Hideout
  • First Principles
  • A Clean Sweep
  • Perfect Prefab
  • Tropical Attraction
  • Keynote Curve
  • Soak Up The Sunshine
  • Eco-elegance
  • Setting The Scene
  • Hidden Secret

Issue Contents:

Mountain Views

Luxury alpine accommodation with a 7 star energy rating. Mt Beauty, Victoria. Malcolm Lee

Setting The Scene

Spectacular views set the framework for a sustainable and fire-safe dream home. Forestville, NSW. Envirotecture


A marriage of the old with the new creates a refined, flexible home. Unley, SA. Brown Falconer Group

Soak Up The Sunshine

Solar hydronic heating is growing in popularity and is an environmentally-friends way to heat your home.

Keynote Curve

While looking square from the outside, strong curves give this Melbourne home a soft, sensual ambiance. Brunswick, Victoria. Sen Architects

Tropical Attraction

On Far North Queensland’s Magnetic Island there is a back-to-basics house, built to respond to the tropical weather. Magnetic Island, QLD

Perfect Prefab

Erected in a day, a modular sustainable home that will only get better with age. Winchelsea, Victoria. Modscape

A Clean Sweep

Environmentally-friendly floors can also provide the foundations for a healthy home.

First Principles

Physical and psychological elements are combined to create an Eco family home. North Watson, ACT. Strine Design

Mountain Hideout

A contemporary bush retreat in Tasmania’s alpine heartland. Moina, Tasmania. Carawah

Finishing Tough

Take the headache out of painting with some low-toxic alternatives.

Renovator’s Delight

A Melbourne Californian Bungalow is given a contemporary sustainable makeover. Thornbury, Victoria. Steffen Welsch Architects

Out Of The Blue

Apartment living designed for the lush, tropical climate of central Queensland. Yeppoon, Queensland. Sustainable Synergies.

Tank Bling

Stuart McQuire, author of Water: Not Down the Drain looks at other accessories you may need to maintain safe and clean water in your rainwater tank.

Sweetness And Delight

A 1890’s cottage gets a 21st century Eco-makeover that maintains its charm. Stanmore, NSW. Caroline Pidcock

Hidden Secret

An autonomous bush retreat that you will want to keep to yourself. Mapleton, Queensland. Philip Boorman