Marsden Cove Residence

Completed 2020 The house is situated on a highly visible section at the front edge of the Marsden Cove canal system, with distant views through the canal entrance, across Whangarei Harbour to Mt. Mania. The house has a soft ambience created by timber accents, louvres, and green-tinted glass, that contrasts the grounded presence of the […]

Matapouri Pavilion

Completed 2020 This beautifully crafted guest house constructed by Pete Brown is a uniquely tailored building designed to sit comfortably within and capture the wonderful landscape of the Tutukaka Coast. The pavilion is located below the original home in a deep valley that steps and gently slopes towards the private bay, directly looking out to […]

Jacks Point House

Completed 2009 This large house is situated on a promontory whose axis aligns with the landscape’s key features; Lake Wakatipu to the west, the Remarkables to the east and Peninsula Hill to the north – hiding Coronet Peak. In the foreground are tussock-covered hills and the manicured fairways of the Jacks Point Golf Course. The […]

Langman Lane

Completed 2019 This project transformed a modest 1970s house into a coastal Balinese-inspired home, curated from the client’s appreciation of Bali and the Tutukaka Coast. The use of hardwood, cedar, and other local timbers creates a dialogue between local context and Indonesian design influences. Subtropical landscaping with “floating” decks and boardwalks maintains the connection between […]

Perspective Apartments

Completed 2016 Placed between seven individual buildings of finely detailed concrete, glass and aluminium, is an internal courtyard that provides visual highlights of the Auckland skyline and a connection between residents. The 86 residential apartments are spread across four levels and include two levels of underground parking. The 3,686 m2 site is ideally located close […]

Franklin Road House

Completed 2005 The house consists of three distinct zones – the main ground level includes dining, living and kitchen along with the entry. This area opens onto the north facing garden. Beneath this is a private guest area, incorporating a bedroom with en suite and lounge which opens onto a sunken garden to the south. […]