Sanctuary Issue 6

  • A New Old Australian
  • Hot Sun, Cool Houses
  • Affordable, Sustainable, Desirable
  • All In The Family
  • Living For Tomorrow
  • Sun Taming
  • Exceeding Expectations
  • Ten Tips For A Sustainable Home
  • Work-life Balance
  • Outside In
  • Natural Swimming Pools
  • Simple Pleasures
  • European Inspiration
  • Reach For The Light

Issue Contents:

A New Old Australian

This 21st-century makeover comes wrapped in a period skin. Newtown, NSW. Stephen Sainsbury

European Inspiration

A sun-filled winter garden warms this colourful Victorian Eco-home. Geelong, Victoria. Third Ecology Architects (Mark Sanders)

Simple Pleasures

A tropical retreat that’s pleasing guests without compromising the environment. Broome, WA. Paradigm Architects

Natural Swimming Pools

Dive into crystal-clear, chemical-free pools.

Outside In

Rather than exclude the elements, this rainforest house harmonies with them. North of Cairns, Queensland. Envirotecture (Dick Clarke)

Work-life Balance

This home-office haven is turning heads, and changing hearts. Moonee Ponds, Victoria. Sunpower Design Pty Ltd

Ten Tips For A Sustainable Home

Sustainable design- it’s really just common sense.

Exceeding Expectations

An inner-city renovation maximises sustainability with a small footprint. Adelaide, SA. John Maitland, Energy Architecture

Sun Taming

With a little shade and the right windows, you need never melt in summer again.

Living For Tomorrow

On the Gold Coast, you can’t stop progress (but you can shape it) Currumbin, Queensland. Will Collins Design

All In The Family

In leafy Elwood, urban consolidation is a family business. Elwood, Victoria. Michael Palmer

Affordable, Sustainable, Desirable

From aging warehouse to breezy, affordable townhouses. Townsville, Queensland. Architects North (David Stefanovic)

Hot Sun, Cool Houses

The future looks bright for solar air conditioning.

Reach For The Light

A clever addition opens up, lightens and transforms this period home. West Ryde, NSW. Marra + Yeh Architects