An eel-like long, slim southern home

Two architects with complementary practices joined forces with a Dunedin client to achieve an enjoyable and collaborative solution for an ambitious design project on the Roseneath Peninsula.

The site provided significant challenges. The urban fringe location between Port Chalmers...

Recladding 2.5km of noise protection walls

Back in 2011, when the Hobsonville motorway opened – part of a $220 million roading project – its bright orange noise protection walls caused a bit of a stir.

People thought the stark orange was an undercoat for a more acceptable colour. Some locals even took to social media to...

Hillary’s Hut

Re-roofing Hillary’s hut at Scott Base
An iconic piece of New Zealand’s history – Sir Edmund Hillary’s hut at Scott Base – has been completely restored with roofing and cladding installed late last year by specialist standing seam roofer Mike Burgess, who talks to Jenny Bain. The hut is an...

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