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My Favourite Building: Mark Burke-Damaschke

  Mark Burke-Damaschke from Opus Architecture admires a low-key Auckland coastal icon. “Along the densely populated shoreline between Auckland’s Milford and Takapuna beaches lies this discreet

Photographer Simon Devitt’s hit list

Our new issue features a selection of New Zealand architects’ own homes, all of them photographed and selected by photographer Simon Devitt. Simon is a

Christchurch’s Cardboard Cathedral

Christchurch’s Cardboard Cathedral is arguably New Zealand’s best-known work of architecture right now, thanks to the prominence of its architect, Shigeru Ban, who recently won

NZ at the Venice Architecture Biennale

If you’re headed Euro way, there’s still time to visit the wonderful Venice Architecture Biennale, where New Zealand is making its first-ever appearance. The Biennale

Shaping the capital

The book edit…   Small groups can have outsize influences on the ways our urban environments develop, as a new book about Wellington’s Architectural Centre

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Farm and coast

Architect Brady Gibbons expertly incorporated the key elements of the coast, a winding stream, and the need for shelter from the harsh climate into the design of this home. The vertical cedar cladding, combined with sliding screens, gives the house its unique exterior character.

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The Dart

The dart

Climb Mount Manaia and the triangular form of this family home appears as a subtle marker in a striking landscape.

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