Renovation

Oh lavender sun

An 1870s cottage and a gentle modern extension by Anna-Marie Chin co-exist happily in a garden outside Arrowtown.

All Is Calm

With cool moves and restful tones, a dated Auckland townhouse becomes a soothing beachside haven.

The Things We Carry

A rare Christchurch house by the late Sir Ian Athfield proves a wonderful backdrop for a collection of classic mid-century 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.

Lean on Me

Pat de Pont of SGA Architects sensitively restores a classic bay villa.

Po Mo

Andrew Meiring rehabilitates a 1980s post-modern classic by Mal Bartleet with a simple glassy addition and a sensitive eye.

In the Trees

Between 1973 and 1985, Ron Sang built a glamorous house for art. Forty years on, it has a whole new lease of life.

Collected Intimacies

With clear moves and fine details, Salmond Reed Architects stitch together multiple eras in a ‘bungled’ Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland villa.

Sense and Serendipity

Fifteen years after stumbling across it, Kate and Matt Arnold restore a forgotten modernist gem in Ōtautahi Christchurch.

Post and Beam

With poise and grace, Nick Sayes and Luke Jackson turn a humble Tāmaki Makaurau bungalow into something ethereal.

Colour Wheel

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

Raw Material

With natural textures and a deft touch, Seear-Budd Ross reworks a villa in Brooklyn, Te Whanganui-a-Tara.

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.

Beautiful Constraints

Designing a modern extension for a house rooted in history.

Before and After

A renovation by Kerr Ritchie Architects opens a tired 70s house up to light and views.

Club Rules

Cheshire Architects design an organic new wing for the historic Northern Club in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland.

Valley Deep

Keshaw McArthur inserts a recessive intervention into a villa with valley views.