green roofs

Grass is greener

Part of our Common Ground feature on sustainable and liveable strata, this Melbourne apartment block’s residents banded together to install an extensive green roof, with many benefits.

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Sanctuary 32 hitting the streets

Issue 32 of Sanctuary Green Home magazine is on its way to letterboxes and newsagencies near you, full of advice and inspiration for sustainable living and building.

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A cool roof this summer

The colour, shape and structure of our roofs all impact on internal house temperatures. As our summers are tipped to become longer and hotter, how can our roofs best
meet this challenge and keep us cool?

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Composting toilets can be installed in boats, motor-homes, regular homes and sheds built on concrete slabs.