Issue 41

Products – focus on furnishings

In this issue’s Products section, we take a look at the choices you can make to ensure you furnish your home sustainably.

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The makings of a sustainable renovation

Sanctuary 41 presents renovation success stories. Excellent renovations make the whole house better, reduce bills and improve comfort. Unfortunately, too many reno projects miss opportunities to reach their potential. We present you with our top eight design considerations along with real-world profiles that show just how good renovated homes can be.

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Pigeon pair

Two similar yet different Melbourne extensions demonstrate how clever design thinking can make the most of any orientation.

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Seismic shift

Under New Zealand’s seismic codes renovation can be tricky and expensive, but the rewards can be remarkable.

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Tasmanian twist

A freezing, interwar-era bungalow is reconfigured to improve liveability and take advantage of dress circle views across Hobart.

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Design workshop: Modular mountain magic

A house designed around a series of modular units seems like a great solution for …

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Composite benefits: When are SIPs the right choice?

Many households now factor construction time and expected energy bills into their project bottom line. Could structural insulated panels be an answer to lowering them both?

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Purr-fect design

Cats wipe out a million native animals a day in Australia, leading some local governments to consider 24/7 cat confinement orders, in line with laws governing dogs. With change afoot, what design solutions are out there for keeping roaming moggies at home? Veterinarian Joanna Griffith investigates.

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Did You Know?

Up to 60 per cent of the water used in an average home is used outside.