The requirement was for a large new family concrete home maximising connection to the exterior spaces and views over Auckland harbour. To create connection to the terraces, pool and gardens, the living areas were all placed one level below street entry level.
Marine Parade House is a single-family house renovated and expanded by Auckland-based Dorrington Atcheson Architects. Project description: Built in the 1970s, this cedar-clad home with its multi-gabled roof was typical of an era when split-level design was the height of architectural acuity. Undoubtedly, the layout possessed a certain labyrinthian appeal, but a warren of rooms […]
Cornwall Park House is a project recently completed by New Zealand studio Bossley Architects. Description by Bossley Architects: This was the renovation of a 50’s flat roofed, painted weatherboard bungalow. The main addition was a large new terrace facing the panoramic north western views of the Waitakere Ranges and City Centre. This expanded the current living […]
Bull O’Sullivan Architecture ( B/OS ) have designed Evans Family Home in Auckland, New Zealand. Description by architect: In the early decades of the 20th century kahikatea timber was used to make boxes in which butter was exported to Great Britain. Unlike most other woods, kahikatea did not taint the butter. With this alteration to […]
Herbst Architects has designed two pavilions as a extension of a house located in rural Clevedon, Auckland, New Zealand. Description by Herbst Architects: Twin client-commissioned pavilions were added to the site of an existing home that resides in hilltop splendour in rural Clevedon. The style is dramatic, bold, rugged yet refined, with no compromises in […]