Issue 40

Shipshape retreat

Working with a modest budget, architect Matt Elkan transforms four salvaged shipping containers into a stylish, low-maintenance getaway on the NSW south coast. Open for Sustainable House Day 2017.

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Simple success story

Simplicity and a preference for natural materials were the key drivers for a small, light and sunny Tasmanian home and office. Open for Sustainable House Day 2017.

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Sanctuary 40 out now

There is a lot of interest in shipping containers for houses, but rarely is it done as cleverly and beautifully as in the ship-shape holiday home in southern NSW that features on the cover of Sanctuary 40. And you can visit this home on Sustainable House Day.

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