Black Estate


Photographer: Stephen Goodenough 



2012 NZIA Architecture Awards – Commercial

2013 NZIA Canterbury Architecture Awards – Commercial

The requirement was for a building to provide a cellar door and cafe as well as accommodation for the vintner’s family. These functions are accommodated within one singular form through a linear progression of spaces. The extended plan was conceived both to reference the tradition of rural Canterbury buildings and to be ecologically sustainably designed to minimise its environmental footprint and compliment the organic and bio-dynamically managed vineyard.

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