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26 Sep 2018
Tower Junction, Addington, Christchurch, South Island of NZ
Architects: Buchan
Tower Junction in Christchurch
photograph : Gavin Gillson

Tower Junction in Christchurch
Ambience and atmosphere are at the centre of an $8.5M facelift for one of New Zealand’s largest open-air shopping centres.

13 Sep 2018
65 Federal Street, Auckland, North Island
Design: Elenberg Fraser and Jasmax Architects
65 Federal Street in Auckland
image : Pointilism Architectural Visualisations

65 Federal Street in Auckland
Elenberg Fraser and Jasmax Architects have proposed a tower that reflects Auckland’s dramatic location atop 48 volcanoes. It starts almost 25 metres above the ground and rises through hotel and apartments to almost 210 metres.

12 Jun 2018
Scarborough House, Christchurch
Design: Borrmeister Architects
Scarborough House in Christchurch
photograph : Sarah Rowlands

New House in Scarborough, NZ

27 Apr 2018
Sylvia Park Galleria Auckland Shopping Mall, Auckland, North Island
Design: The Buchan Group, Architects
Sylvia Park Galleria, Auckland Shopping Centre
image courtesy of architects

Sylvia Park Galleria Auckland
The expansion of one of New Zealand’s largest shopping centres continues, with Australasian design firm The Buchan Group behind the NZ$220 million galleria’s design at Sylvia Park, Auckland.

25 Apr 2018
Durham Street Townhouses, Christchurch
Design: Borrmeister Architects
Durham Street Townhouses in Christchurch
photograph : Jamie Armstrong

New Townhouses in Christchurch
This Christchurch inner city townhouse development, comprises of 4 townhouses, each of which are approx. 190 sqm and feature 3 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, double height living areas which open up onto private courtyards/outdoor areas and a double garage.

24 Apr 2018
Bridle Path House, Christchurch
Design: Borrmeister Architects
Bridle Path House in Christchurch
image from architecture studio

New Property in Christchurch
A modest family home nestled amongst the foothills of the Port Hills in Heathcote Valley, Christchurch. This project was a rebuild option for clients who were keen to stay within their community after the 2011 earthquakes.

Jacob’s Ladder, Gibbs Farm Sculpture Park, Kaipara Harbour, North Island
Jacob's Ladder
photography : David Hartley-Mitchell
Jacob’s Ladder, Gibbs Farm Sculpture Park
Jacob’s Ladder is a new sculpture by Gerry Judah for Gibbs Farm Sculpture Park, New Zealand. Gibbs Farm is a thousand-acre open-air sculpture park in Kaipara Harbour, near Auckland on the North Island of New Zealand. It features over thirty monumental sculptures from a roll-call of top international contemporary artists including Richard Serra, Anish Kapoor and Andy Goldsworthy.

25 Oct 2017
Local Rock House, Waiheke Island, Hauraki Gulf, North Island
Architects: Patterson Associates
Local Rock House
photo : Simon Devitt

House on Waiheke Island
A Summer residence on Waiheke Island, a place famous for fine vineyards with illustrious names such as Cable Bay, ManOWar and Passage Rock. This home is located on a steep coastal escarpment above a tree fringed white sand beach on its northern coast.

16 Jul 2017
The Landing in Christchurch, Christchurch, South Island
Architects: The Buchan Group
The Landing in Christchurch
image from architecture office

The Landing in Christchurch
The latest section of the project includes the addition of The Good Home Bar to the existing town square dining precinct, and a generous retail and office space housing tenants such as Hells Pizza and Smarty Pants amongst others located on The Runway, The Landing’s main thoroughfare.

19 Jun 2017
The Hub, Christchurch, South Island
Architects: The Buchan Group
The Hub in Christchurch
image from architects office

The Hub in Christchurch
Christchurch’s Enviro-Mark Gold accredited shopping centre The Hub, Hornby has received a $65 million facelift. Shopping Centre Investments Limited appointed The Buchan Group to provide design, documentation, building consenting, and construction monitoring for the project featuring a 6000 sqm anchor store, 70 specialty retail stores and a contemporary food court.

14 Jun 2017
Auckland TVNZ Television Network Centre Building
Design: Warren and Mahoney Architects
Auckland TVNZ Television Network Centre building | www.e-architect.co.uk
photo : Patrick Reynolds

Auckland TVNZ Television Network Centre
Trans-Tasman architecture practice Warren and Mahoney has taken out Best International Design at the 2017 Australian Interior Design Awards (AIDA) for the studio’s refurbishment of the Auckland TVNZ Television Network Centre.

Auckland Architecture News
Kodály Centre Hungary
photo from FTI
Auckland Buildings

23 Jan 2017
Castle Rock Beach House, Auckland
Design: Herbst Architects
Castle Rock Beach House
photography : Patrick Reynolds

Castle Rock Beach House, Auckland
The brief was for a beach house primarily for summer use for a family including 2 young children. The client is a keen sailor and commissioned a boat shed as stage 1 of the project. This structure acts as gate house to the main part of the site where the bach is situated.

9 Nov 2016
Kopua House, Waiheke
Design: Daniel Marshall Architect Ltd
Kopua House on Waiheke
photo : Simon Devitt

Kopua House on Waiheke
The site was a steep basin sloping down to the north east facing a sheltered bay on the eastern side of Waiheke Island. Two 100 year old Pohutakawa trees marked the transition from the earth to the sea.

1 Nov 2016
Elizabeth Street House, Auckland
Design: Dorrington Atcheson Architects
Elizabeth Street House
photography : Emma-Jane Hetherington

Elizabeth Street House in Auckland
This new build in the heritage suburb of Freeman’s Bay is a composition of concrete, steel and glass that gives a handshake to the past. Horizontal texture on the precast concrete walls echoes the linearity of weatherboards. The roof, styled as a Dutch gable and clad in steel, is conceived as habitable ‘attic’ space that makes reference to the dormers of colonial times.

24 Oct 2016
Kirkmay House, Kohimarama, Auckland suburb
Design: Dorrington Atcheson Architects
Kirkmay House
photography : Emma-Jane Hetherington

Kirkmay House in Kohimarama
This compact site in Kohimarama presented the opportunity to design a home on a reduced platform that dropped off to a cliff and pocket of native bush.

22 Oct 2016
offSET Shed House in Gisborne, Gisborne, northeastern New Zealand
Design: Irving Smith Jack Architects
House in Gisborne
image from architects

Shed House in Gisborne
From a context of accrued simple shed-esk dwellings in an isolated and south facing New Zealand coastal surf community, a strategy of sequencing building ‘sets’ (aka surf) was generated to scale new form to its surrounds.

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