This design was a result of the clients desire to build a modern home taken from the traditional form of a barn-house.
New zealand vernacular styled home in Nelson. This architectural design reflects the surrounding hills in it's context, much like the old style doc huts that are scattered throught the country.
The interior has a balance of natural timbers and stone along with a careful selection of tiling and materials.
Spaces are linked to create a sense of harmony and intimacy. Large windows and illumination from skylights give good natural lighting to all the spaces that count.
The building sits comfortably in it’s environment, with stunning views to the mountains and sea to boot.
Orientated in a North-West / South-East Orientation, this architecturally designed home presents itself in a quiet, unassuming yet assertive manner.
Once inside, the composition of raw materials, textures, space and color combine to result in an outstanding house that is comfortable, light and warm.
The clients have remarked that the house is ‘incredibly easy to live in, and we wouldn’t change a thing’. From a designers point of view, that’s all you need to hear.
Modelled on sustainable principles, this earthy styled home is set in an amazing location and reflects the relaxed style of Nelson living at it's best.
The house has the natural look and feel of the area and sits well in it's context. Areas of glass allow maximum 180 degree views of Tasman Bay and the surrounds while allowing controlled amounts of sun at the right times of the day.
Complimented with locally sourced macrocarpa, bamboo soffits and jarrah decking, this house has strong character and appeal.
Located in Tata Beach, Golden Bay, Tasman - this house is being designed for a family to relax and unwind.
Built over 3 levels, the design allows for flexibility with different pods based around a main building.