Sanctuary Issue 21

Sanctuary Issue 21

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Sanctuary Issue 21 is out now!

  • Present to the past
  • Phase change materials
  • Energy ratings
  • Greener building blocks
  • Green roofs
  • Earthly enrichment
  • Creative sanctuary
  • Greener grand designs
  • Modern infill
  • Resilient rebuild
  • Well connected
  • Coastal tree change
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Issue Contents:

  • Present to the past

    A light-filled extension connects a Melbourne family to their history, environment and the character of the home they\’ve loved since they first walked through the door.
  • Well connected

    An interactive beachside Sydney home blends cutting edge technology with innovative design and committed owners to place it in the green zone.
  • Resilient rebuild

    A committed team rebuilds a weekender destroyed in the 2009 Victorian bushfires. The result is an energy efficient home away from home with a small footprint, increased fire resistance and strong connections to the bush.
  • Modern infill

    This Perth extension is a light, open and thoughtful response to the need for space in our ever-sprawling cities.
  • Greener grand designs

    Grand Designs host Kevin McCloud speaks to Sarah Robertson about valuing the energy invested in every well-designed thing.
  • Creative sanctuary

    A studio and gallery space sits lightly next to a secluded lagoon in the Northern Territory.
  • Earthly enrichment

    Brisbane architect Emma Scragg sets to work learning about organic gardening. She shares some of what she learnt along the way.
  • Green roofs

    Beyond simple aesthetics, green roofs and vertical gardens reduce household energy demand, cool cities and provide habitats for native species.
  • Greener building blocks

    Jo Isaac looks at some of the materials, bricks and blocks available for your new build.
  • Energy ratings

    How sustainable is a star-rated home? Sid Thoo puts green building rating systems currently used in Australia under the microscope.
  • Phase change materials

    Our regular columnist, Dick Clarke, looks at the latest in thermal building products – phase change materials.
  • Coastal tree change

    A growing family is moving from the city to the bush and beachside town of Otford, New South Wales. Architect Graham Hunt takes a look at their plans to see how they can make the most of the sun and site.