Beautiful Boatsheds in New Zealand by Strachan Group Architects and Rachael Rush

The Boatsheds is a family home in Auckland, New Zealand designed by Strachan Group Architects together with Rachael Rush. Description by Strachan Group Architects: On a constrained, compact urban site, a stones throw from Takapuna Beach, the three-stepped gables of these black ‘boatsheds’ appropriately reference our boating and beach culture. The sliding forms reveal a solution beyond the standard connotations of a home, a bespoke incubator for the clients’ lifestyle. The corner [...]

 

Cozy York Bay Addition by Paul Rolfe Architects

Multi-awarded design practice, Paul Rolfe Architects, has designed this very welcoming residence in York Bay, Wellington, New Zealand. The floor-to-ceiling windows allow natural light to occupy the whole place while the wooden walls and floors add more coziness to the home. [via homedsgn]

 

Stunning Brown Vujcich House by Bossley Architects

Architectural and interior design practice Bossley Architects have designed this stunning Brown Vujcich House in a narrow urban site in Auckland, New Zealand. Description by Bossley Architects: This house is located on a narrow urban site in the heart of Herne Bay. Tight site controls and a sloping site resulted in a long narrow building form that steps down the slope of the site. One of the main features of the [...]

 

Simple Geometric Forms in New Zealand Home

Parsonson Architects designed the Seaview House, a contemporary home with simple geometric forms located in Wellington, New Zealand. Completed in 2012, this single family home has beautiful living areas, an efficient kitchen, indoor pool and a gorgeous view of the sea. Seaview House by Parsonson Architects: The site sits just below the road facing east, looking across the botanical gardens out to Wellington Harbour. The new house accommodates a large family of [...]

 

Picturesque Waterfall Bay House

Auckland based studio Bossley Architects design the Waterfall Bay House. This 270 square meter residential home is located in Waterfall Bay, Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand.    Waterfall Bay House by Bossley Architects: Located in a remote bay in the Marlborough Sounds, this house emphasizes the intimate qualities of the small bay. Set close to the water it runs along the contour as a two storey primary element incorporating living areas above and guest rooms below. Linked by a [...]

 

Astonishing Sculpture in the Gibbs Farm

In North Auckland, New Zealand, you would find this very interesting Gibbs Farm that features a sculpture collection. As you walk along the sprawling area, you would definitely love these installations as if they were lifted from a cartoon program and have become life-sized. A true amusement farm awaits you in this beautiful country. [via edotmagazine]