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aes01

I enjoyed this article and the ideas, but the last point was disappointing. Upon investigation the photo and native grass appears to be from New York. Do you have any suggestions about an Australian equivalent please?

   
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Oceanic Pools

I love the swim up pool idea. It would be great with a concrete pool renovation project. It would look fantastic.

   
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Kitchen and Home Sketch Designs

Melbourne homes must be passive solar designed to enjoy the warmth of sun in winter and areas of (yes water wise gardens) in summer with good cross ventelation for cooling. The use of gardens to shade, buffer against winds, create outdoor rooms is important to design into the site at first stages too. Dedicated and practical storage and enough of it is vital as is well designed work rooms: kitchen and laundries. Space for hobbies, crafts, guests can all be thought through at planning stage and make for a wonderful personalised peaceful abode.

   

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