Geoff Fletcher arranges two light-on-the-land whare on stilts down a vertiginous hillside in Aro Valley.
Part whare, part barn... Stevens Lawson crafts a house on Waiheke Island for contemplation and retreat.
Pac Studio transcends planning strictures and a property bubble to create a sublime minor dwelling
Over nearly a decade, Rafe Maclean collaborates with a young family to design a home that's grown as their needs have changed.
James Warren and Bruce Banbury craft a house instilled with light and memory above the Heathcote Estuary in Christchurch.
To afford this magnificent piece of land, two architects built a small but incredibly hard-working house and studio in the mountains near Arrowtown.
Gerald Parsonson designs an expansive family home at Lake Hawea for art-addicted collectors
Paul Clarke builds a house for his family that draws on the memory of their former home.
Surprise! Spacecraft Architects create delight in a courtyard home on a compromised Wellington site.
A young architect couple plays with colour and volume to create a home for themselves, and one to rent
With bold moves and radical transparency, Jack McKinney deftly slips a new house into a heritage zone in central Auckland.
Rich Naish future-proofs a beachside retreat for his family on a challenged site north of Auckland.
On a bucolic site just behind Whangapoua beach, a contemporary shed manages views, wind and the needs of friends and family.
A retreat in rural Katikati has wide views, a sense of containment – and a helluva lot of soul.
A new cabin by Cheshire Architects in a clifftop compound redefines luxury with raw materials and a simple composition.
Wanting to work closer to home, Shane Kingsbeer builds a new courtyard house behind his architecture studio on the fringes of downtown Gisborne.
Using local earth and clever planning, Assembly Architects designs a discreet house on a hill with spectacular views.
Turning the typical suburban house upside down and inside out, David Stubbs creates an intriguing vertical home in Picton.
Evan Mayo finds unexpected inspiration in a decidedly suburban setting at Mount Maunganui.
With a distinctly personal touch, chef Al Brown makes an apartment in a tower by Cheshire Architects his own.
Richard Naish deals with storms and sea lions for the design of a robust crib in The Catlins.
Sam Kebbell designs an unpretentious wooden house in Hataitai with neighbours and community in mind.
Drawing on Scandinavian shingles and Japanese ski huts, a smart little holiday home in Wānaka causes a stir.
Using cross-laminated timber and a little chutzpah, Cecile Bonnifait and William Giesen overcome a site others might consider unbuildable.
A hard-working beach house in Taranaki by First Light Studio transitions effortlessly to full-time home.