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Recent House Profiles

Small, smart & detailed

This single fronted terrace in Clifton Hill, inner Melbourne, is a classic Victorian. Built over a century ago when the fashion was for introspective homes, the home was dark, enclosed and small.

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Beach shack revival

Nestled below the protective ridge of Point Lookout on North Stradbroke Island sits this sustainable beach house and its recent lightweight extension.

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Recent Articles

Choosing an architect

If you watch the UK television show Grand Designs you will no doubt soon appreciate the incredible value a good architect brings to the design and construction process.

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Phase change materials as thermal mass

Our regular columnist, Dick Clarke, looks at the latest in thermal building products – phase change materials.

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Eco Winter Escape in Arnhem Land

Looking for a holiday destination surrounded by spectacular scenery and natural habitat this winter?

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Winter comfort: energy efficient heating options

What are the most energy efficient heating options to keep warm in winter? It’s a tricky question, writes Alan Pears.

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