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Push the limits

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

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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


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

Black on white

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

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.

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.

Coast watch

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Plan perfect

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