Projects

Project: Marlborough House
Date completed:
In brief:A large house on a generous site near Blenheim with uninterrupted views across the Wairau plain to the Tua Marina hills.  Well exposed to the north, the house receives ample sun even during the (mostly fine) Marlborough winter.
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Project: Karamu House
Date completed: 2008
In brief: The practice’s most sophisticated energy-efficient house to date. Encouraged by our clients, and early in the design process, we applied computer modelling techniques that calculated heat losses and gains. Read More and view images from this series >>

Project: Dry Hills House
Date completed: 2007
In brief: A large house with a number of living areas connected to (and separated from) each other by central room dividers into which are inserted fire-places and storage.  Sloping timber ceilings are supported on delicate steel....Read More and view images from this series >>

Project: Awa Iti Lodge, St Arnaud
Date completed: 2003
In brief: A big house in an alpine environment in which boldness and simplicity really count.  This house has ‘big shoulders’,  which it needs in such a grand landscape
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Project: BlueBridge Terminal, Picton
Date completed: 2005
In brief: A public transport building set on the edge of an industrial park.  As well as acting as a destination for departing passengers,  the building serves as a waiting lounge,  for sales and administration,  and as a baggage... Read More and view images from this series >>