With a few careful additions, Johnstone Callaghan Architects transform a disused cowshed into a roughly luxurious getaway.
Megan Edwards turns up the volume with a Tāmaki Makaurau villa extension designed around socialising and solitude.
With two minimalist tiled boxes, Kerr Ritchie transforms a rustic earth-brick barn in the Tāhuna Queenstown landscape.
Nick Rowe turns a former state house in Riverhead into a mini modernist compound centred around a serene courtyard.
A sensitive renovation by architect Mike Hartley unlocks the potential of his family home in Beach Haven, Tāmaki Makaurau.
A mindful collaboration breathes new life and light into a city-fringe bungalow in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland.
Over 20 years and multiple small projects, Pete Bossley and Miriam van Wezel have turned a prosaic bungalow into something very special.
Jack McKinney reimagines an 1890s ship captain’s house in Tāmaki Makaurau with a delightful pavilion and a subtle new language.
With relative simplicity, Spacecraft Architects turn a retreat for a single man into a family home on the Tūtūkākā Coast.
A 1970s office building by Trengrove & Blunt finds new life as a home and studio in central Ōtautahi Christchurch.
Jack McKinney hides an abstracted pavilion on a tiny site behind a heritage villa in Freemans Bay, Tāmaki Makaurau.
An 1870s cottage and a gentle modern extension by Anna-Marie Chin co-exist happily in a garden outside Arrowtown.
With cool moves and restful tones, a dated Auckland townhouse becomes a soothing beachside haven.
A rare Christchurch house by the late Sir Ian Athfield proves a wonderful backdrop for a collection of classic mid-century pieces.
With open spaces and striking colour, a young architect couple rehabilitate a cookie-cutter apartment that came with great bones.
Malcolm Walker reworks the house of Philip Clarke and Jane Wild around a beautifully eccentric collection of furniture and art.
With complex geometry and optical illusions, Pac Studio adds a warm space to an Auckland villa that instantly feels like home.
Andrew Meiring rehabilitates a 1980s post-modern classic by Mal Bartleet with a simple glassy addition and a sensitive eye.
Between 1973 and 1985, Ron Sang built a glamorous house for art. Forty years on, it has a whole new lease of life.
With clear moves and fine details, Salmond Reed Architects stitch together multiple eras in a ‘bungled’ Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland villa.
Fifteen years after stumbling across it, Kate and Matt Arnold restore a forgotten modernist gem in Ōtautahi Christchurch.
After scouring Aotearoa for a heritage home to renovate and rent, Tim Groenendaal and his partner found themselves drawn to a rugged roadside cottage in Reefton.
After a painstaking rebuild, Young Architects have ensured the legacy of Sir Miles Warren’s Dorset Street Flats lives on.
Crosson Architects conceive a faceted extension for friends on Waiheke Island to capitalise on 360-degree views.
With just a new garage and living room extension, Rafe Maclean has transformed this 1950s Wānaka bach.
Clever design creates a suburban oasis around a swimming pool and new outdoor living space.
Mary Daish provides an unexpected solution to a Wellington family of five’s space woes.
Natasha Markham deftly balances respect and renewal with this 1980s Ron Sang garage conversion.
Jonathan Rutherfurd Best and Andrew Glenn make sense of an awkward apartment space in Britomart, Tāmaki Makaurau.
Architect Carolyn Smith reworks a 1940s bungalow for optimal functionality and freedom.
Pac Studio picks the best notes from a 1970s playbook and strikes new, harmonious chords in this remake of a 1970s townhouse.
Ben Daly reworks his mother’s 1980s kitchen with bold colour, a streamlined layout – and a little time.
With natural textures and a deft touch, Seear-Budd Ross reworks a villa in Brooklyn, Te Whanganui-a-Tara.
Ann Shelton and Duncan Munro meticulously restore the original modernist colour scheme in their 1950s home.
A renovation by Kerr Ritchie Architects opens a tired 70s house up to light and views.
Cheshire Architects design an organic new wing for the historic Northern Club in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland.