Pump Up the Volume

Folded into a small pocket of Westmere, Tāmaki Makaurau, this dynamic design by Crosson Architects riffs on the idea of origami and simplicity.

Fair Ground

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

Plot Twist

Carved into an unlikely corner of Tāmaki Makaurau, this determinedly clear-eyed design pushes the boundaries – and wins.

All In

A kaupapa of community and sharing underpins this modern complex by Studio Nord in Tāmaki Makaurau’s Grey Lynn.

Match Point

Tucked away in a leafy suburb of Tāmaki Makaurau, this sublime courtyard home by Guy Tarrant is a sanctuary of space and light.

Co Op

Spacecraft Architects create a co-housing compound with community in mind for six friends in Southgate, Te Whanganui-a-Tara.

East Side

Tailored to its occupants, a mixed-use development raises the bar for inner-city living.

Your Move

Oli Booth turns the tables on convention to create a striking little family home in Grey Lynn, Tāmaki Makaurau.

Ripple Effect

Patchwork Architecture construct a robust yet sensitively detailed family home in a disused front yard.

Block Party

Life threw architect Henri Sayes a curveball and he responded in kind with this brick beauty in Onehunga, Tāmaki Makaurau.

Small World

A trio of houses on a single site in Te Whanganui-a-Tara add up to a lot more than the sum of their parts.


Patchwork Architecture presents an elevated take on intensification in the capital.

Shelter in Place

Surprise! Spacecraft Architects create delight in a courtyard home on a compromised Wellington site.

Central Planning

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

We're Designing a House: Step 3

We’ve designed a model house with the team at Artis. It’s modest, compact and delightful – but can we afford the woodburner?

We're Designing a House: Step 2

Armed with a to-scale plan and Artis’ building blocks, our design begins to take shape.

Got it Made

A new trio of customisable prefab cabins by Homewerk are charming in their simplicity.

Stand Out

New opportunities for breezy apartment living open up on the Hibiscus Coast.

Positive Developments

Jalcon Homes join forces with a celebrated architecture group to eye up intensification.

Modal Shift

As Tāmaki Makaurau intensifies, the city needs new ways of living. Enter Modal, Ockham’s first build-to-rent project.