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post updated 16 September 2021

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12 Sep 2021
Cottage Sandwich, Auckland
Architects: Matter
Cottage Sandwich

12 Sep 2021
Green Walls & Gables Residence, Auckland
Architects: Matter
Green Walls & Gables Residence

19 May 2021
EBB Dunedin Boutique Hotel, Dunedin, South Island
Interior Design: Indyk Architects
EBB Dunedin Boutique Hotel South Island
photograph : Jeremy Hooper
EBB Dunedin Boutique Hotel
CL Hotels selected Gary Todd Architecture to create a Designer hotel in Dunedin. The EBB Dunedin Boutique Hotel’s interior design was to be clearly articulated, reflective of its context, unique in its level of detailing and offering a bespoke ‘modern’ experience.

15 May 2021
Hotel Ponsonby
Design: CTRL Space
Hotel Ponsonby Auckland
photo : Jono Parker
Hotel Ponsonby, Auckland

2 May 2021
Euro Bar, Auckland

1 May 2021
Siso Bistro, Auckland

10 Sep 2020
Australian War Memorial, Wellington

7 July 2020
Longbush Ecosanctuary Welcome Shelter, Gisborne
Architects: Pac Studio
Longbush Ecosanctuary Welcome Shelter Gisborne
photo © Patrick Reynolds
Longbush Ecosanctuary Welcome Shelter Gisborne
The Longbush Ecosanctuary Welcome Shelter is an innovative environmental education space designed, constructed and operated by a group of passionate volunteers, with the support of local businesses and charitable organisations.

22 May 2020
IONA College Information Resource Centre, NZ

18 May 2020
The Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hastings, Hawkes Bay
Design: Stevens Lawson Architects
Blyth Performing Arts Centre Havelock North Hawkes Bay
photograph © Mark Smith
Blyth Performing Arts Centre in Havelock North
This new building sits amidst the trees on a gentle slope near the entry to Iona College as a new symbol and public gesture of welcome. The strong sculptural language of sinuous curves and angled planes is drawn from the shapes of musical instruments and the folded landscape of Te Mata Peak.

15 May 2020
The Chapel of St. Peter, Auckland, North Island
Design: Stevens Lawson Architects
Chapel of St Peter Auckland New Zealand architecture news
photograph : Mark Smith
The Chapel of St. Peter in Auckland
The most potent and recognised symbol of Christianity is the cross. A symbol of atonement, it provides hope and inspiration to the faithful. The Chapel of St. Peter presents a confident and identifiable cross to its most public face signifying the buildings purpose, while providing a public message of God’s love and our salvation.

28 Apr 2020
Scarborough House, Christchurch
Design: Borrmeister Architects
New House in Scarborough, NZ

27 Apr 2020
Point Wells Cricket Club near Auckland

9 Jan 2020
Christchurch Justice and Emergency Services Precinct, South Island
Design: Cox Architecture
Christchurch Justice Emergency Services Precinct New Zealand architecture news
photograph : Dennis Radermacher
Christchurch Justice and Emergency Services Precinct, NZ
The CJESP is the largest combined facility of its kind in Australasia, and the first major public development built by the New Zealand Government following the devastating 2010 and 2011 earthquakes.

18 Sep 2019
Len Lye Centre, New Plymouth Building

21 Mar 2019
B:Hive Smales Farm in Auckland

20 Nov 2018
Waterview Connection in Auckland

26 Sep 2018
Tower Junction, Addington, Christchurch, South Island of NZ
Architects: Buchan
Tower Junction in Christchurch
photograph : Gavin Gillson
Tower Junction in Christchurch
Ambience and atmosphere are at the centre of an $8.5M facelift for one of New Zealand’s largest open-air shopping centres.

13 Sep 2018
65 Federal Street, Auckland, North Island
Design: Elenberg Fraser and Jasmax Architects
65 Federal Street in Auckland New Zealand architecture news
image : Pointilism Architectural Visualisations
65 Federal Street in Auckland
Elenberg Fraser and Jasmax Architects have proposed a tower that reflects Auckland’s dramatic location atop 48 volcanoes. It starts almost 25 metres above the ground and rises through hotel and apartments to almost 210 metres.

27 Apr 2018
Sylvia Park Galleria Auckland Shopping Mall, Auckland, North Island
Design: The Buchan Group, Architects
Sylvia Park Galleria, Auckland Shopping Centre
image courtesy of architects
Sylvia Park Galleria Auckland
The expansion of one of New Zealand’s largest shopping centres continues, with Australasian design firm The Buchan Group behind the NZ$220 million galleria’s design at Sylvia Park, Auckland.

25 Apr 2018
Durham Street Townhouses, Christchurch
Design: Borrmeister Architects
Durham Street Townhouses in Christchurch New Zealand architecture news
photograph : Jamie Armstrong
New Townhouses in Christchurch
This Christchurch inner city townhouse development, comprises of 4 townhouses, each of which are approx. 190 sqm and feature 3 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, double height living areas which open up onto private courtyards/outdoor areas and a double garage.

15 Feb 2018
Jacob’s Ladder, Gibbs Farm Sculpture Park, Kaipara Harbour, North Island
Jacob's Ladder New Zealand architecture news
photography : David Hartley-Mitchell
Jacob’s Ladder, Gibbs Farm Sculpture Park
Jacob’s Ladder is a new sculpture by Gerry Judah for Gibbs Farm Sculpture Park, New Zealand. Gibbs Farm is a thousand-acre open-air sculpture park in Kaipara Harbour, near Auckland on the North Island of New Zealand. It features over thirty monumental sculptures from a roll-call of top international contemporary artists including Richard Serra, Anish Kapoor and Andy Goldsworthy.

16 Jul 2017
The Landing in Christchurch, Christchurch, South Island
Architects: The Buchan Group
The Landing in Christchurch New Zealand architecture news
image from architecture office
The Landing in Christchurch
The latest section of the project includes the addition of The Good Home Bar to the existing town square dining precinct, and a generous retail and office space housing tenants such as Hells Pizza and Smarty Pants amongst others located on The Runway, The Landing’s main thoroughfare.

19 Jun 2017
The Hub, Christchurch, South Island
Architects: The Buchan Group
The Hub in Christchurch
image from architects office
The Hub in Christchurch
Christchurch’s Enviro-Mark Gold accredited shopping centre The Hub, Hornby has received a $65 million facelift. Shopping Centre Investments Limited appointed The Buchan Group to provide design, documentation, building consenting, and construction monitoring for the project featuring a 6000 sqm anchor store, 70 specialty retail stores and a contemporary food court.

14 Jun 2017
Auckland TVNZ Television Network Centre Building
Design: Warren and Mahoney Architects
Auckland TVNZ Television Network Centre building |
photo : Patrick Reynolds
Auckland TVNZ Television Network Centre
Trans-Tasman architecture practice Warren and Mahoney has taken out Best International Design at the 2017 Australian Interior Design Awards (AIDA) for the studio’s refurbishment of the Auckland TVNZ Television Network Centre.

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Kodály Centre Hungary
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23 Jan 2017
Castle Rock Beach House, Auckland
Design: Herbst Architects
Castle Rock Beach House New Zealand architecture news
photography : Patrick Reynolds
Castle Rock Beach House, Auckland
The brief was for a beach house primarily for summer use for a family including 2 young children. The client is a keen sailor and commissioned a boat shed as stage 1 of the project. This structure acts as gate house to the main part of the site where the bach is situated.

9 Nov 2016
Kopua House, Waiheke
Design: Daniel Marshall Architect Ltd
Kopua House on Waiheke New Zealand architecture news
photo : Simon Devitt
Kopua House on Waiheke
The site was a steep basin sloping down to the north east facing a sheltered bay on the eastern side of Waiheke Island. Two 100 year old Pohutakawa trees marked the transition from the earth to the sea.

1 Nov 2016
Elizabeth Street House, Auckland
Design: Dorrington Atcheson Architects
Elizabeth Street House
photography : Emma-Jane Hetherington
Elizabeth Street House in Auckland
This new build in the heritage suburb of Freeman’s Bay is a composition of concrete, steel and glass that gives a handshake to the past. Horizontal texture on the precast concrete walls echoes the linearity of weatherboards. The roof, styled as a Dutch gable and clad in steel, is conceived as habitable ‘attic’ space that makes reference to the dormers of colonial times.

24 Oct 2016
Kirkmay House, Kohimarama, Auckland suburb
Design: Dorrington Atcheson Architects
Kirkmay House
photography : Emma-Jane Hetherington
Kirkmay House in Kohimarama
This compact site in Kohimarama presented the opportunity to design a home on a reduced platform that dropped off to a cliff and pocket of native bush.

22 Oct 2016
offSET Shed House in Gisborne, Gisborne, northeastern New Zealand
Design: Irving Smith Jack Architects
House in Gisborne
image from architects
Shed House in Gisborne
From a context of accrued simple shed-esk dwellings in an isolated and south facing New Zealand coastal surf community, a strategy of sequencing building ‘sets’ (aka surf) was generated to scale new form to its surrounds.

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