Sustainable apartments

A marriage of minds

This apartment in Sydney’s Potts Point demonstrates that the tiny house movement is not solely confined to houses.

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Downsize by design

Downsizing can be an emotional as well as logistical challenge, but such a mega transition can be made easier when the new home is designed to last a lifetime.

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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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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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High Life Expo 2016: sustainable strata living

Calling all inner Melbourne apartment dwellers: looking to make your home more comfortable and efficient? Keen to reduce common energy bills? Want to know how to get owner-led sustainability projects off the ground in your building? High Life Expo will connect you with others who have already done it, and suppliers and experts who can help.

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The Commons: green design for density

We preview plans for The Commons in issue 19 of Sanctuary.

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Sustainable apartment redesign brings greater energy efficiency

Sanctuary Sustainable Design Directory member EME Design improved the functionality and energy efficiency of this inner city apartment.

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