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Recent House Profiles

The nature shack

This modular holiday house proves smaller is better when out in the bush.

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Riad Dreaming

Outside and inside blur in this elevated home in the Top End which nods to Marrakesh and Bali for authentic (and low-energy) tropical living.

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Recent Articles

Sustainable paving

There are more outdoor paving options than you might think, and environmental and financial costs can be high. Landscape designer Kate Smalley urges careful consideration for hard-wearing surfaces with timeless appeal.

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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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