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Building the ‘missing middle’

This compact three-unit development on a very small lot near Fremantle focuses on balancing community, sustainability and affordability.

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Leading by example

As well as being an architect, Joe Chindarsi is a pioneer of new technologies. His latest home in North Perth is an exemplar of modern sustainable design.

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From garage to laneway dwelling

Inner city living space might be sparse, but architect Murray Barker has crafted a diminutive laneway abode brimming with sustainable touches. Ashleigh McMIllan takes a look inside.

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Happy medium

The owners of this house on Sydney’s north shore both have architectural backgrounds, but they wanted a third opinion – a potential circuit breaker – to guide their latest project.

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Smart spaces, small home

An architect’s own home, set amongst the bushland of Margaret River demonstrates the value of restraint.

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Minimising paved areas in your garden will limit heat radiation and water run-off.