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  • Grand Designs NZ: ‘Modest bach’ wows in modernist glass and steel

    Most episodes of Grand Designs contain a degree of relationship drama, but in the latest instalment of Grand Designs NZ it’s made clear from the beginning that this episode contains more than its fair share.

  • Designing our Communities – the Architecture of being Local

    Most episodes of Grand Designs contain a degree of relationship drama, but in the latest instalment of Grand Designs NZ it’s made clear from the beginning that this episode contains more than its fair share.

  • Country home’s glass extension transforms the living space

    This Whitford house is in a picturesque location, but the view was not maximised, says architect Darren Jessop, who was commissioned to design the extension on the right.

  • Intelligent design

    Kitchens in open-plan living spaces look great in magazines. The cleaner’s been, the stylists have done their stuff, and the photographer’s picked a perfect day for the shoot. But how does it look on a rainy night in July? – Well, this one looks pretty good.

  • A Spacial Aesthetic

    Kitchens in open-plan living spaces look great in magazines. The cleaner’s been, the stylists have done their stuff, and the photographer’s picked a perfect day for the shoot. But how does it look on a rainy night in July? – Well, this one looks pretty good.

  • Divide and Conquer

    Kitchens in open-plan living spaces look great in magazines. The cleaner’s been, the stylists have done their stuff, and the photographer’s picked a perfect day for the shoot. But how does it look on a rainy night in July? – Well, this one looks pretty good.

  • Ponsonby Kitchen – Houses March 2016

    Kitchens in open-plan living spaces look great in magazines. The cleaner’s been, the stylists have done their stuff, and the photographer’s picked a perfect day for the shoot. But how does it look on a rainy night in July? – Well, this one looks pretty good.

  • Ponsonby Bathroom – Houses March 2016

    The original façade of this period villa complements the light, contemporary spaces within

  • Fusion in white

    The original façade of this period villa complements the light, contemporary spaces within

  • Building the good life

    Having time to tinker is an integral part of the Rakino Island escape that is, as the brochures say, “40 minutes from Auckland, yet a million miles away”. And there has been a lot of tinkering on this 10-acre property…