HotelsCombined recognise One of a Kind Apartments amongst the best hotels in Australia

HotelsCombined recognise One of a Kind Apartments amongst the best hotels in Australia

HotelsCombined has recognised One of a Kind Apartments among the best hotels in Canberra due to their high satisfaction rating among guests and travel industry experts, receiving 107 reviews for an impressive rating of 9.8 out of 10.

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Canberra apartments characterised by minimalist design

Canberra apartments characterised by minimalist design

We often hear the expression “less is more”. To me this has a very profound and personal meaning, so much in fact that it is evident throughout the ‘One of a Kind’ complex design and approach to business.

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6 innovative ways to think about recycling

6 innovative ways to think about recycling

I’m sure most people would agree that recycling is a positive thing, but there are more ways to think of recycling than just the traditional yellow-lid recycling bin. We can rethink the ways in which we create waste and ultimately, what we can do with it. Read the 6 different approaches we take to recycle, you too can put these in to practice!

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Native gardens and greenhouse are a major feature of One of a Kind Apartments

Native gardens and greenhouse are a major feature of One of a Kind Apartments

Gardens are a major feature of our One of a Kind Apartments at 43 Stockdale Street Dickson. They were not an after thought or tacked on after completion of the construction. They are an integral part of our design. From the outset we sought to create a hospitable human habitat not only by innovative eco-design but also by using the gardens to soften and protect, and provide amenity. Also, we considered it important to create a bountiful environment for both flora and fauna.

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3 stellar reasons for eco-design

3 stellar reasons for eco-design

One of a Kind Apartments have been coined 'eco-chic', which simply means 'simple, elegant, environmental design with a difference'. It's not necessarily a style but more a response to the existential challenge of this age –how do we lighten our footprint and do more with less? How do we use the bounty of this age to not exhaust this planet but to create a future for as many generations as we can imagine?

There are 3 obvious needs that influenced my design and considering the needs of the environment has helped meet these needs.

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Eco-design celebrates Reconciliation Week

Eco-design celebrates Reconciliation Week

This week is National Reconciliation Week in Australia. It is a week I will be celebrating because I believe reconciliation to be critical to the process of acceptance and redemption. Although Reconciliation Week is about celebrating Indigenous Australians and their story it is not really about black and white. Reconciliation is a process whereby we understand that our Truth is not black or white, our Reality is not black or white and our Future is not black or white. Reconciliation is a process that allows for many voices, many inputs and a diverse community of many colours.

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