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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 […]

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 […]

This Mount Maunganui beachfront property was purchased with the intention of updating a piece of iconic local architecture. While the general form of this building was clean, the materials and junctions had lacked maintenance for a number of years.  The structure was essentially looking tired and not functioning as it should.  Our clients wanted to […]

Multiple award-winning architect Ken Crosson and his team in the Coromandel gained international accolades for this Light Shaft house. An NZIA national architectural winner (2021) and also a finalist in the World Architectural Festival 2021, this house is an exploration of strong sculptural forms that represent the mine shafts of long abandoned gold mines within […]

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 […]

Without a doubt, Matter Architects know the value of prioritizing the wants and needs of their clients. When tasked with creating a functional and private family home within a heritage zone, they knew they would have to challenge the status quo. With innovative thinking and problem solving they have renovated this 110 year old Ponsonby […]

A stunning mixture of schist both internally and externally was used on this Myross Bush rural property near Invercargill. Designed by award-winning architects Beattie McDowall, the structure of this home is impressive with its exposed trusses, timber ceilings and window frames. There is even an internal den completely lined in schist like an original gold […]

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 […]

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 […]

 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 […]

Te Pakeke is located in the southern township of Wanaka surrounded by the lake and mountains, designed primarily as winter retreat. The house is set within a courtyard perimeter wall, providing layers of space for occupants as an extension of house whilst also providing shelter from cold prevailing winds. Solid concrete walls and glazed openings […]

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 […]

With more than 50 design awards since 2003, Young Architects in Christchurch stays at the forefront of design excellence. Originally started as Life Style Architecture in 2003, we’ve recently changed our branding to Young Architects to reflect how our architecture has matured. This Merivale house has been modelled on a vernacular gable form seen widely […]

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 […]

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. […]

This house is designed for a family who enjoys entertaining and sharing quality time with each other. Each space is thoughtfully laid out for maximum enjoyment and ease of living. Albert van Vliet Architectural has ensured that living well is a priority here.  At the heart of the home is a resort style outdoor living […]