At the bay

A difficult, yet awe-inspiring site called for a radical solution: breaking a Bay of Islands holiday bach in two. 

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Links to the sea

On a Mangawhai golf course, a glass-box pavilion is ruptured by three inverted cones. Pip Cheshire discusses the ideas and process that turned this seemingly simple concept into something entirely magnetic.

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Artists’ residence

As we near the one-year anniversary of Covid’s untimely arrival, we look back at how artists from around New Zealand hunkered down and what lessons they learnt from staying at and creating from home. 

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Video features

Zonnebries House

This yacht-like Northcote Point, Auckland, home is a place of ever-changing light and shade — the sun falling into its hull in a myriad of lines and patterns that ebb and flow depending on its position in the sky.

The Dune House

HOME, in conjunction with Lindesay Construction, presents The Dune House by Cheshire Architects in Mangawhai, New Zealand. For the full feature about this Northland retreat bounded by forest and ocean, pick up HOME’s latest issue, on sale now from all good supermarkets and retailers nationwide.

Urban Whare

On a central Wellington street, architect John Mills weaves old and new into a rhythmic tapestry of texture and colour, in which the landscape becomes internal and the strange subtly familiar.

Latest features

Delta Force

Approaching Jerram Tocker Barron Architects to design a new house on one of Nelson’s steepest streets put the owners on a trajectory to conjuring up an intriguing, diamond-pattern facade.

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Next stop, Argentina

There’s something confronting and powerful about looking out to the horizon and seeing nothing but the ocean, knowing the next major landmass is thousands of kilometres away. 

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Fusion House

Looking out from the living room of this Remuera home, you could be mistaken for thinking you were in a Balinese retreat or a Japanese inn.

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Garden pavilion

Michael O’Sullivan folds the sun into an arc — a beautifully curved pavilion that responds to a mature garden on a site just north of Christchurch’s central city.

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