TE HINAKI / Warkworth

TE HINAKI / Warkworth

TE HINAKI Warkworth This project presented with an unusual site in an estuary context. Situated right on the harbour edge, the site borders an ancient Maori kai moana area which was reclaimed last century for farmland. The wetland origin of the site, which confers a unique environmental quality combined with uncertain ground conditions, became a…

WHANGAPOUA BEACH HOUSE / Coromandel

WHANGAPOUA BEACH HOUSE / Coromandel

WHANGAPOUA BEACH HOUSE — Trans Tasman Timber Design Awards 2011 / 1 of 4 Finalists — NZIA Award 2010 / Award for Architecture 2010 — NZ Wood / Award for Residential Architectural Excellence 2010 Coromandel Casually laid-back yet highly refined, this small-scale holiday home is oriented north-east towards the ocean, sun and distant islands. An…

TUTUKAKA HOUSE / Matapouri Beach

TUTUKAKA HOUSE / Matapouri Beach

TUTUKAKA HOUSE — NZIA New Zealand Award 2011 / New Zealand — NZIA Award 2011 / Auckland Northland Matapouri Beach Designed as a refuge from the busy city lives of the owners, this house provides relaxed holiday living on the Tutukaka coast.  The plan is organised around a central spine, with spaces oriented to specific…

HOWICK INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL / Auckland

HOWICK INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL / Auckland

HOWICK INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL Auckland Howick Intermediate School required a new building to house the administration functions for a growing school, and a new staffroom with meeting room facilities as well as new ablution and sick-bay facilities for the children. The brief asked for a new “front” to the school that would reflect ideas of quality…