Architecture isn't like other real estate: here is a collection of surprising, beautiful and inventive houses around Aotearoa that might just change your life.

Island Life

Jasmax draws on natural forms to design a new community on a spectacular site in Takapuna, Auckland.

176 Gowing Drive, Glendowie

A 1970s family home has all the hallmarks of a Marshall Cook.

7 Franklin Road, Freemans Bay

An award-winning villa update by Jack McKinney is full of surprises.

A modernist classic in Titirangi by Tibor Donner comes to the market.

1 Rangiwai Road

2 Peacock St, Glendowie

John Goldwater’s reworking of a 1930s bungalow goes on the market in Tāmaki Makaurau.

22 Hartmount Place, Punakaiki

A simple box in the bush at Punakaiki by James Warren of Upoko Architects.

11 Arthur Street

A beautifully preserved 1972 home by Russell Withers seeks new owners in Tāmaki Makaurau.