Form meets function in this stylish home built to take maximum advantage of a smaller section. From outside, the four bedroom house makes a bold statement with formal landscaping and with the front door set beneath a porch. A red wall panel from ground to soffit introduces a design feature which is echoed within the house.
Built in 2012 on a sloping section to take in the sweeping harbour views, this stylish new 329 m² home has been designed in a modern style that exudes the warmth and comfort of a family home.
The family chose the location because of its great weather, friendly people, proximity to shops and amenities and, above all, its wonderful views.
Set in a secluded city lane, yet overlooking a private reserve of native plantings and green open space, this executive home is designed to cater for family living and entertaining while still providing the impression of a country location. …Read More
As architects can often appreciate, the surrounding landscape can really frame, enhance and showcase a finished home and these state of the art river retreats are the perfect example.
Five contemporary holiday villas line this exclusive Wanaka lakefront, and in keeping with this earthy but opulent location, the design and materials do poetic justice to this unrivaled Central Otago backdrop.
Winning the premier architecture regional multiple housing award from The NZ Institute of Architects for criteria such as innovation, livability and quality execution, Chris Prebble Architects have been endorsed for their creativity and sensitivity to the surrounding areas. The end result is a truly luxurious summer and ski accommodation complex that maximises nature’s elements.
The architects had lofty goals of achieving the best high end ski accommodation in the country and it appears that their mission is complete, plus they have now been officially rewarded for their efforts and sophisticated design cred.
Renovating your home is a tempting option when the family have outgrown their living space and wish to improve their lifestyles. This project is a case in point – the owners’ objective was to have a more cohesive home that suited the needs of their family and allowed them to have the best of both worlds – inside and out.
This entertaining area provides its owners with the ultimate in contemporary outdoor living. Designed by architect David Hill of Wilson and Hill Architects, the project design was influenced by the need to integrate the addition with the existing family home. The result maximises the space on the property and its magnificent location, as well as creating a harmonious flow between the indoors and outdoors.
This architecturally designed home is a masterclass in creating a contemporary home that compliments its natural surroundings. This home sits majestically amongst the spectacular landscape of Central Otago.
If you build your house on the cusp of a natural reserve, in order to blend in with the surroundings it’s important to bring something of the outdoors in. One house that has done just that – successfully incorporating nature and paying homage to its surroundings – is this home, designed by Francis Whitaker of architectural firm Mason & Wales.