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April 15, 2013
Luxury in Lakeshore Springs

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.

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October 1, 2012
Escea fireplaces in the finals

The Escea DX Series fireplaces are not only popular with architects and clients but also have caught the eye of the best designers and stylists – both in New Zealand and also globally.

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July 17, 2012
Design Award for Escea

A trendsetter and award-winner in the fireplace industry, Escea’s success has been the result of continually pushing the boundaries of innovative design.

This looks set to continue with us having been recently invited to submit an entry to a high profile architectural industry competition seeking well designed product having new features available for architects. The “World Architecture News Awards” are emerging international competitions with various categories focused on architects and designers. The Escea DX1500 was entered in the Product of the Year category. You can view our entry here.

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