Sanctuary Issue 7

  • Symphony In Straw Bale
  • Sanctuary Talks To John Maitland
  • Tomorrow House
  • Green Bathroom Renovators Guide
  • Intelligent Design
  • Greening Your Victorian-period Home
  • Rebirth Of An Icon
  • Warmed By The Sun
  • Rammed Earth
  • Think Local, Act Global
  • Select Salvage
  • Batchelor Pad

Issue Contents:

Symphony In Straw Bale

Xavier Rudd’s Surf Coast haven. Surf Coast, Victoria. Riccardo Zen, Zen Architects.

Select Salvage

A Melbourne demolition is revived in rural Victoria. Castlemaine, Victoria. Lifehouse Design

Think Local, Act Global

Native plantings and local building materials are the keys to this sustainable house. Woombye, Queensland. Neville Kurth, Sustainable Buildings

Rammed Earth

Rammed earth will give you a thermal lag of about 12 hours – perfect for leveling out day and night.

Warmed By The Sun

A rammed earth beauty in Tasmania’s gorgeous south. Coningham, Southern Tasmania. Dallas Wilson Design and Drafting

Rebirth Of An Icon

The Queenslander Reimagined. Indooroopilly, Queensland. Mark Thomson, TVS Architects.

Greening Your Victorian-period Home

Heritage and sustainability: you can have it both ways.

Intelligent Design

The hi-tech house with a business in the basement. Elanora Heights, NSW. Dick Clarke, Envirotecture

Green Bathroom Renovators Guide

Part 1: Hot water, showers, taps, basins and baths. A bathroom is metre-on-metre one the most expensive rooms to renovate in a house.

Tomorrow House

A beautiful marriage of green technologies and sublime design. Mona Vale, NSW. Choi Ropiha Architects

Sanctuary Talks To John Maitland

Adelaide-based John Maitland of Energy Architecture us one of the country’s most awarded environmental architects. He tells Sanctuary a little of what makes him tick.

Batchelor Pad

The $178,000 house that looks a million bucks. Batchelor, NT. The Architects Studio/Mode Design Corporation