A striking pavilion duo that encourages a connection with the landscape while referencing the heritages of the owners.
A compact but generous home wrapped in cladding salvaged from the small Victorian cottage that was originally on the site.
From a sculptural visitor centre to a sophisticated theatre, these are ArchitectureNow’s top five civic spaces of 2016.
The interior of the 2016 House of the Year at the World Architecture Festival uses chiselled forms to follow the sun.
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This new house in Marrickville, Sydney by David Boyle Architect “feels huge but sits on a relatively small site.”
A new Auckland eatery with its heart in an Italian market and an alternative way of doing things.
This well-planned home near Leigh cleverly deals with a clifftop site where the sun and the view are in opposite directions.
A dilapidated cottage on a narrow block in Sydney has been transformed into a home for “simple, rugged, no-fuss living”.
An interesting model for alterations and additions to a Queensland home that leaves the existing proportions largely intact.
Featuring crisp geometry and rigorous detailing, this lean timber-clad home was designed for sustainability and comfort.
Fearon Hay Architects’ design for a chapel at the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Parnell is an elegant and delightful sacred space.
On the merits and elegance of architectural simplicity.
A home by Troppo Architects in northern New South Wales that is “always forest, always beach, always lighthouse.”
A pair of pavilions come together to create a family home that considers privacy, thermal comfort and spatial delight.
Located on a mountainside in a clearing in the São Paulo jungle, this house has its head in the trees and its feet in the undergrowth.
This inner-city Auckland villa has been transformed from a dated character into a classic-minimalist urban retreat.
Trustpower moves with the times, embracing Activity Based Working in the design of its new premises.
In the Bay of Islands, two identical cabins appear to dissolve at either end into their coastal bush setting.
Coy Yiontis creates a steeply pitched contemporary home for a mature couple to enjoy into their retirement.
A home in a former cooking school mixes luxe and casual for a serene domestic recipe.
Lifting the veil on the APL brand was a key objective in this technology-led fit-out of an award-winning factory in Hamilton.
This house employs traditional architectural motifs in unconventional ways, while responding to its site, street and city.
As Federico Monsalve finds out, Wellington’s new Sofitel accomplishes domesticity through variety and texture.
A New Zealand-Japanese collaboration has resulted in a highly innovative LVL timber school in the heart of Christchurch.
Textures and natural materials abound in this Auckland home, yet a soothing palette ensures its art and objects does not visually burden its inhabitants.
Auckland’s city fringe has never looked brighter, with a new vibrant orange multi-use residential building by CCCA.
This Italian apartment shows that emulating elegance is easy; creating style with substance is a far more elusive enterprise.
In Melbourne, Architects EAT has converted a shopping centre tenancy into a two-sided spot for destination dining.
A three-storeyed tower pokes out above the native treetops on the edge of New Zealand’s southernmost town of Oban.