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Grand and inviting, this Pukekohe home makes the most of the wonderful rural views and is beautifully landscaped to create the perfect finish. Our clients explored all of their builder options and did their homework before meeting us and viewing our work. Their brief was a generous sized architectural home of 420sqm including four bedrooms, […]

 This multi-level sophisticated award winning architectural build in Cambridge has set Daniel Cullen a cut above the rest. Based in Tauranga, Cullen Keiser Architecture was a National finalist and also received the Waikato Regional Residential New Home over 300 sqm title in the Architecture Design New Zealand awards in 2022. Built by Ben Shaw and […]

Perched atop the ridgeline over the Waimea Inlet, this entertainer’s residence enjoys all day sun and panoramic views. The brief of this job was to design a house with maximum views whilst incorporating elements of privacy for the owners, and incorporate natural timber features into the cladding and interior. Key features of this house include […]

This stunning home skilfully carved into the Central Otago schist landscape illustrates exactly the type of award-winning design and build work that Hunter and Craig is renowned for. Not only did the company take out the Supreme House of the Year – under $1 million in the Southern Registered Master Builders House of the Year […]

The Takahe House won Designgroup Stapleton Elliott the NZIA Wellington Architecture Award 2021. Located on the edge of a protected coastal reserve supporting a large number of animal, insect and plant species, the proposed design looks to respect this and seeks to integrate the built form into this unique ecosystem. Materials for the exterior have […]

Describing a house designed by Fraser Cameron Architects is difficult. It would be easy to focus on the creative use of raw materials, or maybe the sublime combination of mismatched elements grabs your attention. The multitude of national and regional awards are hard to go past as well, but these aforementioned factors  are only present […]

With design studio’s in Cambridge, Waihi Beach and the Bay of Plenty, LAD Architecture specialises in a full range of architectural & interior design services, that can be tailor made to suit your requirements. This project was a contemporary but low maintenance beach house designed for a professional family with a desire to create precious […]

Graphite Architects specialises in high-quality, contemporary residential design throughout New Zealand, and are well known for clever, functional and pragmatic architecture. Owner Glenn O’Connell has an open approach with clients, involving them and their own ideas from inception, keeping them in the forefront of their project, and thereby instilling a sense of true ownership of […]

Architect Belinda George designed her own Pukapuka Road house based on inspiration from the surrounding rural landscape. Built by CJ Spurr Builders, this was very much a labour of love in collaboration with her furniture maker husband David White.  The exterior resembles a large barn, particularly with all of the galvanised corrugated iron cladding, but […]

Stylistically, it is difficult to pin this beautiful house down. JMAC Architecture have managed to combine traditional elements with the innovation of 21st Century design, resulting in a house that alludes categorisation.  The materials used throughout the building are raw, yet expertly crafted and entice you to reach out and touch every surface. The robust […]

Nestled along a bustling main arterial road, this remarkable property stands as a testament to thoughtful design and innovative architecture. Confronted by towering neighbors to the North and South, this narrow site demanded a strategic approach that would preserve privacy within the house, all the while basking in abundant sunlight from the North, taking in […]

The conundrum for the owners of this Hawkes Bay property was how to maximise the coastal views, without being viewed by the other coastal occupants. Architecture HDT provided the solution. This house presents well to the street without oversharing and allows the homeowners all the delights of living with a view of the bay, without […]

Anyone who has taken time to observe New Zealand’s Native Falcon, the Karearea on the wing, know the majesty and sublime beauty these birds possess. It is obvious that the designers of this villa, JTB Architects, also have an understanding of sublime beauty and how to make it a reality for their clients. The villa […]

Perched high on a hill on the wind swept East Coast of Northland is this stunning build by LTD Architectural Design Studio. The driving storms and gale force winds that bear down on this remote site gave the team its most design challenges, creating a home that would withstand the pressures from this extreme environment. […]

With an attitude that embraces any project, any scale and any budget, Vosterman Architects know that ‘good’ design is flexible and dynamic. It can even transform a small, south facing, steep site into a family home that functions perfectly and enjoys breath taking harbour views. This team of architects, with 28 years of experience, recognise […]

On a site that already contained existing buildings, Modello was tasked with constructing a new house incorporating and recycling the existing garage-studio, while maintaining the cottage for separate rental accommodation. The site bounds the Waipu River estuary and has views over towards Bream Bay and Bream Head, with mature pohutukawa trees forming its eastern boundary. […]

Nestled below Mount Kakepuku, this three bedroom home designed by Rob Camden of Maunga Designs has many interesting features. The house is clad in a combination of cedar weatherboards, protruding brick veneer with a bagged finish on the south spine wall, and vertical Trapezoidal profiled metal. Rob said a lot of thought has gone into […]