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Recent House Profiles

Room with a view

A clear brief and creative freedom allowed architect Tim Angus to make the garden an integral part of this Melbourne period cottage with a sensitive addition that links old with new.

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Outside the box: An energy-efficient addition

An energy-efficient addition to a charming double brick home in Melbourne’s east bucks the trend for all new.

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Recent Articles

Saving seed

Seed saving–the act of saving seed from vegetables, grains, herbs and flowers– has a long history. Sarah Coles speaks to Clive Blazey, founder of The Diggers Club, author of seven books on gardening and co-founder of The Safe Food Foundation about why supermarket tomatoes aren’t much chop and the reasons we should all be saving seed.

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Costing comfort

We all want to live in comfortable homes with low running costs, but how do we quantify the market value of these benefits? Danielle King outlines the issues around valuing green homes and some of the efforts to address them.

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Nightingale back on track

Breathe Architecture’s high profile plans for a second take on The Commons apartment complex could be back on track.

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Students trial shared solar and storage

Sydney University students are to pioneer shared battery and solar storage.

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