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Down by the riverside
The easeful flow of the water next to this updated dwelling is reflected in the home’s new arrangement.
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As far as the eye can see
Over the water, towards the hills and into the future too — this home caters to the view and many happy decades to come.

Now We're Talkin'
While bringing something fresh to the conversation, this new build fits right in.

Outlook for Thursday
Your guess is as good as ours, but whatever the weather any day of the week, this home embraces it by design.

The Elegant Shed
For the happy owners of this humbly constructed abode, there’s no place like home in the middle of a paddock.

Blurred Lines
With sustainability and accessibility front of mind, this home enhances life for its occupants in their golden years. // homestyle magazine

Hold me closer
This renovation has created a home that forms a true haven, but one with a broad horizon. // homestyle magazine

Long Time Coming
A couple finally found the view they always wanted and built a house around it. // Your Home & Garden

Suits you
Everything about this house makes it just what its owners and the surrounding environment ordered. // homestyle magazine

Moments like this
A series of fortunate events combine to create a wholly wonderful experience. // homestyle magazine

Memory maker
Unforgettable, that’s what this is — a bach built to create magic moments for generations to come. // homestyle magazine

Oh maimai
In a word, wow. Here’s a home that honours heritage and place, yet is anything but what you’d expect. // homestyle magazine

Love language
A devotion to era-appropriate design has seen this mid-century renovation continue a conversation between what was and what is. // homestyle magazine

Now & then
First one then two dwellings for today and tomorrow, this holiday home is designed for living happily ever after. // homestyle magazine

Circling back
A beach house with a childhood connection that makes a curve in exactly the right place. // homestyle magazine

Peak performers
These gabled pavilions are much more than just roofs over their owners’ heads. // homestyle magazine

Dune landing
A home on the Kapiti Coast finds its place in the environment so successfully, it’s like it’s as nature intended. // homestyle magazine

Push the limits
All the great things about a classic bach are included in this Mt Maunganui holiday home – but better. // homestyle magazine

Brain boxes
Cleverly concieved forms and lots of glass make this abode smarter than many in terms of both form and function. // homestyle magazine

Best-kept secrets
Everyone knows a lot goes on behind closed doors, but stepping into this home reveals even more than you might expect. // homestyle magazine.

Wheel of fortune
This boxy bach makes clever use of Dutch design theory to work its angles within the environment. // homestyle magazine

This is us
The manifestation of a long-held dream, this Hamilton home fits its owners as if it were made for them. // homestyle magazine

Out in the open
Whopping great windows and sliding doors give the residents of this coastal Napier residents a spectacularly honest connection with nature. // homestyle magazine

Innovative ideas that really let there be light, make this prefabricated prototype so appealing its designers moved on in. // homestyle magazine

A series of glass galleries overlooking a tidal estuary, this luxurious rural retreat reveals its riches little by little. // homestyle magazine

Light & space
The execution of this home's clean, compact design was complicated by the fact that it was built on top of an old brick garage.

Plan perfect
This sleek group home won the Registered Master Builders Supreme Award for the Manawatu/Wanganui Region.

Colonial influences
The owners aimed for a Cape Cod look in this home, so careful attention was paid to the detail of the windows and doors to create a traditional timber look.

Floating high
This house on a rural ridge in Northland is an architectural response to tight constraints.

On reflection
Designed for one of the few remaining undeveloped sites in a central city suburb, this home makes the most of its north facing aspect.

Coast watch
Energy efficiency was at the forefront of this family home's design

A capital view
This long narrow house is designed to cope with the capital's ferocious winds.

Seaside Shanty
“Shanty-ness”: that’s the word coined by the owner of this Northland beach house to describe the effect he was after.

A clean slate
After the Canterbury quakes damaged their previous home, the owners of this home made the call to start again from scratch.

Coastal retreat
So many shades of grey in the world, but the owners of this sleek contemporary Northland house like the view in black and white.

Small but perfectly formed
Thirty-five square metres of living for a family of four, including a bunkroom, master bedroom and a third bed, plus kitchen and bathroom? Surely not.

Black on white
For such a monumental structure, this Noel Jessop-designed Waikato house has more than its share of intrigue.