Ideally sited just below a ridgeline, with panoramic views stretching southeast from Oneroa Bay, to Hakaimango Point and the Hauraki Gulf beyond, the Tiri House was designed to take advantage of the views without sacrificing protection and refuge from the elements.
Strachan Group Architects
Located at Castor Bay on Auckland’s North Shore, the dark box like forms of Bay House stretch and weave along the elevated south-facing site. Recessed into the bank, the concrete basement is fractured by a glass roofed atrium space that allows sun and natural light to permeate deep within the building footprint.
Architects: Strachan Group Architects Project: Te Hihi House Location: Karaka, New Zealand Photography: Simon Devitt Te Hihi embraces the interminable rural setting amidst the gentle rolling landscape distinctive of Karaka, 45 kilometers south of Auckland City. The building is sited where two valleys converge to form a narrowing spur of land from which immediate and […]
Ware Koa House is a former holiday home recently renovated by Strachan Group Architects, a multiple award-winning Auckland practice. Opahi Bay has been the McGreal family holiday destination since the early 1950’s when Ray McGreal built the original fibrolite family bach and tennis court on the eastward sloping site towards the idyllic bay. Whare Koa, the […]
Mount Eden House is a single-family residence recently completed by Strachan Group Architects, a multiple award-winning Auckland practice. Mount Eden House is winning at the 2017 Auckland Architecture Awards. Located on a main arterial road and faced with high neighbours overlooking from the North and South, this small narrow site required a considered approach that would create privacy […]
Glade House is located in Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand. Renovation project was conceived and completed by Strachan Group Architects. Description by Strachan: This project is a renovation of a late 1950’s residential dwelling in a bush glade setting in suburban Remuera. The house is modernist in style, typical of the period with low-pitched gabled roof, […]