WE DESIGN SIMPLE, FUNCTIONAL & EFFICIENT HOUSES
RENOVATIONS | NEW BUILDS | TINY HOUSES
Full redevelopment of an existing house and extension of living areas including new kitchen, and bathroom/laundry.
Shiel Hill, Dunedin 2016/17.
Set up for the views! A simple affordable house on a slopping site facing the sun with amazing Dunedin Harbour views.
Waverley, Dunedin 2017.
This simple, off the grid, well insulated barn is located in Central Otago and enjoys all day sun. Photovoltaic panels have been installed on the north facing roof. This high performance barn has been built to last and is intended to assist with the prouctions of olives on site. Thermally broken double glazed aluminium windows frame the amazing central otago landscape.
Wanaka, built 2015.
Built using SIPs and provided with a heat exchange system, this high performance house was built to keep a warm and healthy indoor environment, framing the views of Dunedin Harbour.
Otago Peninsula, Dunedin, 2015.
This small footprint high performance sleep-out is under 10m2.. Built with long lasting materials, high performance wooden windows, heat exchange system and connected to a PV system off the grid. The Garden room is a perfect extension to the existing cottage currencly used as a family holiday home.
Waipiata, Central Otago, 2016.
Reconfiguration of existing house and extension for an artists workshop and a family room to be developed under existing house.
Macandrew Bay, Dunedin 2015/16.
"The heart of the house" has been redeveloped for a growing family. Kitchen, dining and laundry reconfiguration plus area for kids to play.
Wakari, Duendin 2016.
Extension to an exisiting house and internal reconfiguration.
Wakari, Dunedin 2018.
This large extension to an exisiting house facing the pacific ocean, is exposed to very strong winds and benefits from all day sun. The project induded new living/kitchen areas and full reconfiguration of existing house.
Tomahawk, Dunedin, built 2012.
This renovation project of a 1940s attached house was developed with the intention of making the most of a small footprint for a family of 4. It included creating an open plan, building a new kitchen/laundry, insulating all external walls and connecting to the garden through a new deck facing north.
Wakari, Dunedin, 2015
Renovation project of one of the first villas in the area. Including full internal reconfiguration, new kitchen, bathroom and laundry as well as new access, garage and workshop.
North East Valley, Dunedin 2016-2018.
Wray St. Renovation 2017
Anderton Crescent 2017
Shandon St. Renovation 2017
Ashmore St. Renovation 2017
Travis St. Deck 2017
Kaler St. Renovation 2017
Blacks Rd. Renovation 2017
Hillside Rd. Renovation 2017
Gladstone Rd. Renovation 2016
Wray St. Deck 2016
Garcia Deck 2012/2013
Gasson Renovation 2012/2013
An on going project for 24 units, passivhaus standards using SIPs, heat exchange system and a centralised hot water heat pump.
Community focused & developed by its own occupants.
This project is currently being developed in collaboration with Architype.
Mornington, Dunedin 2015/18. Under construction
This project was part of the Brockville Community Centre Feasibility Study commisioned by the Brockville Community Support Trust (BCST). Please contact us if you would like to learn more about the project.
Development of a sustainable and climate responsive prototype for the reconstruction of areas affected by tropical cyclones in the Pacific Islands.
The main objective of this project is to improve the quality of life of pacific communities constantly affected by cyclones by providing sustainable and long lasting architectural solutions through the design of a prototype that will assist with the reconstruction of areas affected by cyclones in the Pacific Islands while respecting the local climate and the social and cultural environment.
This project is currently being developed in collaboration with Paula Callau - Architect
PROJECTS UNDER DEVELOPMENT
Broad Bay 2017
Waitati, Dunedin 2018
Cambrian, Central Otago 2018
Coming soon 2019
Sawyers Bay 2018
Designed to last in a slopping site facing the sun. Provided with high levels of thermal mass, a well insulated shell, high performance windows and an efficient heat exchange system, this house has been designed to maintain comfortable temperatures all year round at minimum cost. Photovoltaics will cover the north facing roof. This unique two/three story house will connect the occupants with its environment by providing spectacular framed views across the valley and connecting with the site at different levels.
North East Valley, Dunedin 2018.
Maia, Dunedin 2018.
Opoho, Dunedin 2018.
Central Otago 2018.
"Where wild things grow", a fun garden to explore and function for a growing family to play. An ongoing project to be developed over the years.
Wakari, Dunedin 2015/17
Thanks to Danny and Jenee.
Exploring options for a new subdivision in Belleknowes.
This extisting Art Deco house was built in a north facing sloppling site with amazing ocean and harbour views. The original style remains hidden behind a few addition undertaken over the years. We are planning to rescue the original features of the house while transforming the inside for modern living. Wellcome back to our drawing board!
St Clair, Dunedin 2017.
Thanks to Leah and Gareth
Reconfiguration of existing house including creating an open plan and new kitchen.
Wakari, Dunedin 2018.
This two storey round house was designed using srawbale technology and natural materials. Unfortunatelly, conditions were not given to progress this project further as our clients had other plans for the site.
Christchurch, New Zealand