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Two Sheds in Raglan

Located in a small industrial park just off the highway on the outskirts of Raglan, Two Sheds is a mixed-use development that has been turning heads due to its simple but effective design. The project by Hamilton-based Red Architecture comprises two shed forms with attached office or residential...

Arcline Architecture Alterton Park Home

A retired Auckland couple’s relocation to Kerikeri came with a brief to Arcline Architecture’s principal Alan Simpkin for a home to blend with the Northland environment.

It was to be in harmony with Kerikeri’s cultural history – think Rewa Village, a pre-European replica Maori fishing...

Innovation in Pauanui

Located near the coastal holiday town of Pauanui, this new Bach makes use of an innovative, smart and quick construction technique.

Looking at this beachside Bach, it is hard to believe it could be built in just five weeks. While a little smaller than some of the sprawling Bach’s in this...

South pacific architecture captures the qualities of the Tuvalu culture

The brief to Architect Megan Rule, South Pacific Architecture, was to design a place of worship that captured the qualities of the community and South Pacific culture of the Tuvalu Christian community.

The traditional churches in the Tuvalu Islands are designed to cope with a hot humid...

Local legend embedded in design of New Plymouth’s airport terminal

Some key design principles were established by a collective Beca design team, liaising with the local hapu to ensure the iwi’s story and history was reflected in the New Plymouth Airport terminal. Located 11km from the city centre, the building is located on a historic coastal site where...

Kingsland Fire Station Renovation

The Kingsland Fire Station occupies a prime location on the ridge overlooking Eden Park in on the Auckland city fringe in Kingsland, Auckland and has a varied past. According to Kingsland Heritage, the brick fire station was built in a Georgian Revival style in 1933 to replace an original timber...

Roofing Industries Launches - True Oak® Deep

A bold and revolutionary new Commercial and Residential Corrugated profile arising from the respected True Oak range of roofing and cladding products. Aesthetically pleasing, functional and providing many design benefits, True Oak Deep will be viewed as a replacement for the “fibre cement” and...

Roofing Industries is proud to announce that they have achieved both the Global GreenTag® (ColorCote®) and the Environmental Choice® tick (COLORSTEEL®, Zincalume® and GalvSteel®).

Roofing Industries is the largest NZ owned and operated metal roof and cladding manufacturer in New Zealand. Committed to reducing their environmental impact, they have taken steps to operate with sustainability in mind.

The Global Greentag® Certification is an internationally recognised...

Houhere House: Returning To The Wild Off The Grid

When the owners of Houhere bought a piece of land on Banks Peninsula six years ago, the intention was to return it to a natural setting and build a home that could transition from a weekender to a permanent residence.

They already had a cottage nearby so they left the land to ‘re-wild’ –...

Weber Architecture’s Classic Alpine Home

Structure Led Architecture is a theme to be found in all designs from Arrowtown-based Warrick Weber Architecture. This Otago home demonstrates the concept in all its forms.

Reflecting the peaks of its rugged, mountainous environment, the home in Bendemeer, near Lake Hayes, embodies...

Harrison Lane: House and Stable

With a passion for all things equestrian, this Auckland family decided to setup their own base in Clevedon. The owner of this well crafted home combines the very best of country living with stables that would be the envy of every horse owner nationwide. 

To fulfil a dream, the owner...

Nga Kereru in Maraetotara: A Strawbale House

Nga Kereru in Maraetotara, Havelock North was purchased in April 2016 by Andrew Tuck and Alessandra Menegon with a dream to develop a rural sustainable lifestyle. The couple were living an international life in Australia and Europe and wanted to settle back in NZ and create a more sustainable...

Fat Parrot Architecture Takes Education Higher

At the end of 2017, Statistics New Zealand estimated the population of Auckland to be 1.66 million. It is projected to grow to over 2.3 million people by 2043.

Population growth in Auckland not only puts pressure on the housing market, infrastructure such schools also need to adapt....

Apartments in a Rural Setting. Mike Greer Homes show the way

A ‘satellite’ residential area designated a Special Housing Area (SHA) under the government’s Housing Accord is in the wine country village of Huapai, West Auckland where Mike Greer Homes has recently completed an apartment complex in Dida Drive.

Located in the Huapai Triangle which will...

Aztech: Building a Rural Goat Farm That Helps Increase Production

With 35 years of experience of farming goats, Frans Janssen knows how important it is for good milk production to keep the animals comfortable and healthy.

So when he wanted to expand his Waikato goat farming operation, Elite Goat Milk, at Manawaru, just south of Te Aroha, he set his...

Wyuna Bay House 

Having grown up spending his summers holidaying on the Coromandel Peninsula, Daniel Smith had been on the lookout in the area for a section to build on for a while.  When his father spotted sections for sale in a subdivision at Wyuna Bay, Daniel and his wife Daisy took a closer look.  

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Arcline Architecture: Inspired Boatshed


Taking his inspiration from Waiheke Island’s boutique hotel The Boatshed, Uwe Weiland had a firm concept plan for his new home in Russell. It was important to Uwe that the house be sympathetic to the colonial character of the seaside town, and the boatshed aesthetic was fitting considering...

Dalman Architects

The project initially commenced in 2007, after the Salvation Army outgrew its former Durham Street building. They had purchased their ideal block of land on the corner of Colombo and Salisbury Streets, and engaged Dalman Architect’s to complete the design. After a number of hurdles, the building...

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