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Omaha Beach is one of New Zealand’s best white sand beaches. It is located on the north island, circa 70km north of Auckland. Our design is for a family home on one of the last remaining front-line plots, enjoying extraordinary views of Omaha Bay and the Hauraki Gulf.
Project name
House on Omaha Beach
Architecture firm
Ström Architects
Location
Tāwharanui Peninsula, Auckland, New Zealand
Situated on the slopes of the Orakei Basin in central Auckland, the site which lies at the end of nearly a half-kilometre of challenging driveway that winds around another 12 properties and sits on the steep slope of a volcanic crater—had every difficulty you could imagine but it is spectacular, sheltered and central,” says Architect Wendy Shackloc...
Project name
Roads End (End of the Road)
Architecture firm
Wendy Shacklock Architects
Location
Orakei Basin, Auckland, New Zealand
Photography
Patrick Reynolds Photography
Reflections is a holiday home with 360 degree mountain views reflected in the landscape ponds. Designed by Stacey Farrell Architect in Queenstown, New Zealand.
Project name
Reflections
Architecture firm
Stacey Farrell Architect
Location
Speargrass Flat, Queenstown, New Zealand
Photography
Ben Ruffell
Overlooking Queenstown’s Lake Wakatipu and boasting stunning views out to Cecil Peak and the nearby mountain ranges, Waiora is possibly New Zealand’s finest home. Peacefully nestled in an exclusive gated community surrounded by the sights and sounds of nature, the home is just a short 8-minute drive from the heart of Queenstown.
Project name
Waiora
Location
Queenstown, New Zealand
Tools used
Autodesk 3ds Max, Corona Renderer, Adobe Photoshop
Home for a Winemaker is a small house, for adults. It is sited on a hill with great views of Arrowtown's famous autumnal trees displaying their glory for much of the year and the Remarkables mountain range and moody skies in the other direction.
Project name
Home for a Winemaker
Architecture firm
Stacey Farrell Architect
Location
Arrowtown, New Zealand
Photography
Ben Ruffell
Design Base Architecture: The property has been designed in a way that sees it disappear into the landscape yet still giving guests incredible views and absolute privacy. The design encompasses everything from an on-site kitchen garden and orchard to a yoga and wellness studio through to its micro-distillery.
Project name
Waimarino (Maori for Still Waters)
Architecture firm
Design Base Architecture, New Zealand & Fearon Hay Architects
Location
Edge of Lake Wakatipu in Queenstown, New Zealand
Tools used
Autodesk 3ds Max, Corona Renderer, Adobe After Effects (video), Adobe Photoshop (stills)