Sure to Rise

Architect Mike Callaghan believed he’d found his family’s forever home in Ōtautahi when a blank slate around the corner beckoned.

Tipping Point

A dramatic weathered jewel by Parsonson Architects drops anchor on the hilltop above Te Mamaku Ruby Bay.

Strength of Character

An updated colour scheme led to so much more in this sumptuous heritage villa refurb by Pac Studio in Tāmaki Makaurau.

Pool House

A new home by Patchwork Architecture has transformed the former Gonville Swimming Baths in Whanganui into a contemporary family compound.

Fair Ground

An elevated take on affordable architecture, these new terrace homes in Manukau build on a bold community vision.

After Glow

Pac Studio resolves and extends a heritage bungalow in Tāmaki Makaurau with delicate screening and a warm heart.

Primary Residence

A 1980s cabin in the woods is transformed into a cathedral of colour on Tāmaki Makaurau’s North Shore.

Park Life

Right off the bat, this private cricket pavilion presents clean lines, impeccable craftsmanship and a sense of community.

Depth of Field

Architect Gerald Parsonson plants an urbane family home in a field near Te Hemo-a-Te Atonga Havelock North.

Just Right

A sensitive renovation by architect Mike Hartley unlocks the potential of his family home in Beach Haven, Tāmaki Makaurau.

On Form

Somewhere between city home and bach, this prefabricated Waiheke Island house by Hamish Stirrat is one out of the box.

Bright Spark

Peter Shaw combines bold design moves with elements of Californian mid-century modern architecture in a home he built himself.

In Sync

A family home in Ōtautahi Christchurch finds harmony between sustainability and style.


Natalie Parke and Dom Glamuzina challenge expectations with a compact bach on the hill at Tairua.

What'll it be?

Pac Studio transcends planning strictures and a property bubble to create a sublime minor dwelling

Master Suite

Above his new gallery in Auckland, David Alsop has created a home, surrounding himself with meaningful pieces.

Light up the Room

With open spaces and striking colour, a young architect couple rehabilitate a cookie-cutter apartment that came with great bones.

How to Have Fun

Malcolm Walker reworks the house of Philip Clarke and Jane Wild around a beautifully eccentric collection of furniture and art.

Behind the Scenes

With complex geometry and optical illusions, Pac Studio adds a warm space to an Auckland villa that instantly feels like home.

Central Planning

A young architect couple plays with colour and volume to create a home for themselves, and one to rent

Around the Block

Evan Mayo finds unexpected inspiration in a decidedly suburban setting at Mount Maunganui.

Down the Hill

Sam Kebbell designs an unpretentious wooden house in Hataitai with neighbours and community in mind.

Retro Specced

The Dulux Heritage Collection connects old buildings with the landscape they sit in.

City House Country House

The perfect urban palette, as inspired by two markedly different developments, and a palette inspired by plants, rock and sea.

Sugar Rush

Live the sweet life with playful artworks and candy-coloured accoutrements.

All Well and Wood

When architects in the Here Awards experiment with colour, texture and new materials, timber holds it all together.

Colour on Show

Dulux announces the winners of its Colour Awards 2021. In short: this is a time to be bold and brave.

Colour Wheel

Ben Daly reworks his mother’s 1980s kitchen with bold colour, a streamlined layout – and a little time.

Life in Colour

Ann Shelton and Duncan Munro meticulously restore the original modernist colour scheme in their 1950s home.

Joy Division

With a little genius, Patchwork Architecture unlocks living in a tiny apartment.

Mobile Home

Exploring the possibilities of the humble caravan.

Hall Together Now

Katie Lockhart designs a colourful new eatery in a colourful part of uptown Auckland.


A private cricket pavilion at Point Wells

Domestic Chaos

Art, objects and botanicals celebrate the season.

Clean Living

A new range of bathroom accessories brings relief to those with chrome fatigue.

Mise En Place

Playing with memory and function in a kitchen inspired by Hong Kong.