Houses NZ, September 2016
September 2016 (Issue 41)
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Design people: Monmouth Glass Studio
Glass artists Stephen Bradbourne & Isaac Katzoff use traditional techniques to create handblown light pendants and glassware.
Profile: Bull O’Sullivan Architecture
Some of New Zealand’s most handcrafted homes are created by Andrew Bull, Michael O’Sullivan and Glenn Watt’s studio.
The light revolution
New technologies are changing the way we light up our homes, through clever connectivity and innovative designs.
Jack’s Point House
The distinctive shifting roof forms of this family home appear to mimic its rugged backdrop, the Remarkables mountain range.
Acoustic performance: Coastal House
This house’s cladding has timber battens deliberately spaced to read as the homeowners’ favourite piece of music by Bach.
Conversation with nature: Seaside Cabins
In the Bay of Islands, two identical cabins appear to dissolve at either end into their coastal bush setting.
Deep south: Stewart Island Crib
A three-storeyed tower pokes out above the native treetops on the edge of New Zealand’s southernmost town of Oban.
New Zealand architects use a wide range of architectural devices to control natural light in the home.
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