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On the Edge
Our future selves are influenced early in life, by the happenstance of childhood and the domestic settings that shape our formative years. Both Ryan and Brooklyn were raised on rural properties – on King Island and in far north Queensland – so it was
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Safe and Sound
As 2020 dawned and untameable fires raged, Australians were confronted in an uncompromising way with the reality of life in rural Australia. Of the unique and extraordinary beauty of this country, and of its exceptional fragility and savagery. Of how
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Permaculture Tips
Winter is a good time to observe where rainwater lands and sits in and on your landscape, and any opportunities to allow it to filter in, where it can recharge the soil water table and provide deep watering to your trees. Rather than let your rainwat
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Upfront Garden
The endearingly-named “Chubby Tower” plant stand comes from the talented folk at botanical wares studio, IVY MUSE. It’s available in a range of colours and crafted in Melbourne from powder-coated steel. You definitely need one! ivymuse.com.au Thi
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The Hungry Gardener
Known around town as the Hungry Gardener for his particular expertise in helping people grow food in their own homes, Fabian’s passion is food and gardens – “… in particular, where the two meet. I love plants and, more so, I love plants you can eat.”
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Chance Encounter
The Noosa National Park on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast is a 4000-hectare conservation reserve bordered by pristine coastline to the north and east and fringed by the coastal townships of Noosa Heads to the west and Sunshine Beach to the south. The si
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There's No Place Like Home
The West MacDonnell Ranges stand tall and bold to the north of Alice Springs. A trek along the Larapinta Trail is a great winter sojourn into the heart of Australia. Dramatic vistas and deep gorges reveal the incredible geology of the Red Centre. The
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What I Like About You
When visiting the studio of Jon Linkins, I was shown a suite of black and white photographs that Jon had just made of an intriguing house in Sunshine Beach. I remember thinking that the homogenous, reticent manner and opacity of its façade was a radi
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Editorial
I imagine, like me, many of you have been feeling the need to be amongst nature. Being confined during a pandemic is bound to increase our dreams of escape. In this issue, our six homes are all in regional and coastal locations. They inhabit very dif
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Tom Bodycomb Tamsin O’Neill Jenni Draper Georgia Thomas Georgia Thomas Kath Dolan • Houses/Gardens Michelle Bailey • Houses/Gardens Rebecca Gross • Houses/Gardens Georgia Thomas • Upfront Karen Sutherland • Permaculture Tips Fleur Michael accounts@gr
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Upfront
Designed by Helen Kontouris, the “Bauhaus Seating System” imagines the defining shapes of the iconic movement as a flexible furniture collection. Interchangeable formations are encouraged and pieces are available in a range of colours and textures. s
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Treasure Hunters
For some, a river is just a river. But for Michael Tink and Erin Malloy, it’s an opportunity. The duo search country Australian waters with their own hands to uncover treasures from the depths; natural sapphires to be transformed into jewellery under
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Second Life
Shifting this shearing shed from agriculture to architecture became a race against time for Ben Daly who, with good, keen spirit, was getting stuck into the project so he and his wife, Dulia could move in before the birth of their first child. Suffic
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Between Water and Sky
On this cool autumn morning, the River Derwent is a deep pewter blue. A single dinghy scuds across, leaving a silvery wake. Suddenly, the wind picks up and the copper-tipped sheoaks sway. The pewter surface darkens as heavy raindrops fall. A faint ra
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In Frame
Coledale, south of Sydney, lies on a narrow stretch of land at the foot of the Illawarra Escarpment, overlooking the Tasman Sea. The area has been gently transforming in recent years, with its historical beach cottages and fishermen and miners’ shack
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Science and Emotion
Much has been written about Upside Down Akubra House and as award season rolls around much more will be. Conceptually, it’s an intriguing story. A robust, unadorned off-grid house in a bull paddock near Tamworth that wears its sustainability agenda o
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Hardworking Beauty
Perched in the upstairs lounge room of their timber-clad ‘long house’, we’re surrounded by the towering eucalypts and discreet bushy tracks that drew Oahn and Justin Harding to this pretty little pocket of Melbourne’s east near lush Laburnum. Even as
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Future Proof
According to research by UNSW’s City Futures Research Centre in 2019, Australia will need 295 000 affordable rental homes by 2036. That’s 14 800 houses per year for low- and moderate-income earners to rent or purchase. In building affordable housing,
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Permaculture Tips
Seeds have always been an amazing part of growing your own food. To take a tiny woody capsule, often beautiful in itself, and push it into the ground, and then watch it develop with its own little plan into a plant that will not only feed you but pro
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Upfront Garden
Want more greenery in your space but not sure how to arrange it? For your consideration, we present: “GreenFrame”, designed by Kauppi & Kauppi and produced by Glimakra of Sweden. glimakra.com/en The folks at Botanopia are all about celebrating the m
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Serendipity
If you thought creating a garden that was productive, complex and a delight to occupy required anything more than intuition, Alex Chomicz has a technique that proves otherwise. His extraordinary garden emerged almost by accident, mostly self seeding
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Local Legend
A passionate project between a water conservation advocate and a water management company still has a chance to be seen by the public – fingers crossed. Melbourne design firm Phillip Withers and Yarra Valley Water were invited to design an ‘Honorary
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Mountains, Moors and Rainforests
The first day of our hike from Cradle Mountain to Lake Saint Clair commenced at Waldheim Chalet and it was immediately apparent that our guides, Chloe and Annie from Tasmanian Walking Co, were not only exuberant but highly experienced and knowledgeab
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What I Like About You
Pittwater, Sydney Architect: Richard Leplastrier I grew up sailing a dinghy around Pittwater. Travelling slowly and exploring the green waters on the edge of Ku-ring-gai National Park, I sailed to an ancient landscape discovering secret inlets and t
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Upfront
“Bang Bang ™ ”, who’s there? It’s a hand-cast bronze door knocker, designed by Max Hunt of Hunt Furniture and made in South Australia. huntfurniture.com.au Daniel To and Emma Aiston (of eponymous South Australian design studio DANIEL EMMA) give new
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Walking the Talk
Understanding who, where and how products are made, the ethical and ecological impacts involved, as well as how raw materials are sourced is part of a growing consciousness toward accountable consumerism. Tait are devoted to continually improving sus
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Editorial
Whilst restriction of movement has caused frustration and devastation for many, spending more time at home brings with it opportunities for growth and experimentation. We are lucky at our place to have a garden large enough to grow veggies and keep c
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Tom Bodycomb Tamsin O’Neill Jenni Draper Georgia Thomas Georgia Thomas Kath Dolan • Houses/Gardens Michelle Bailey • Houses/Gardens Rebecca Gross • Houses/Gardens Georgia Thomas • Upfront Karen Sutherland • Permaculture Tips tom.bodycomb@greenpress.
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Slow and Steady
In many ways, modern life is all about going fast. We have communication at our fingertips, whatever we want virtually one click away and it can feel like the 9-to-5 grind never really stops grinding. In the midst of the madness, it takes guts to go
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Variety Show
This property’s knockout location overlooking Wallis Lake on the mid-north coast of NSW is likely the envy of many (this writer included). The task fell to Matthew Woodward Architecture to design a robust home that made the very most of the stunning
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