Architecture NZ1 min letti
Net Zero Carbon By 2030
New Zealand aims to cut carbon emissions to net zero by 2050 but, with the built environment currently accounting for an estimated 40 per cent of all global carbon emissions, Jasmax has unveiled plans to deliver carbon-neutral buildings by 2030. The
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University Of Waikato Tauranga Cbd Campus
Location TAURANGA CBD Project team NEIL MARTIN, MARIANNE RILEY, JANE RICKIT, RAMEKA ALEXANDER-TU'INUKUAFE, CHAD BISHOP, DAVID INGLEY, GABRIELLA KOPACIKOVA, SAM LAU, NIKI LAWRENCE, PAUL LELIEVELD, CLAIRE O'SHAUGHNESSY, ROB PARK, SAMANTHA RAMOS, MICHEL
Architecture NZ1 min letti
Point Wells Cricket Club
Location MATAKANA, NORTHLAND Project team AARON PATERSON, SAROSH MULLA, RORY KOFOED, LIZ TJAHJANA, KIM HUYNH “Point Wells Cricket Club shows there is still a place for architectural follies in the world, albeit this pavilion and its attendant field h
Architecture NZ2 min letti
Nick Eagles
Your studio produces work in graphic, print, installation (such as Pete Bossley’s 40 Years Drawn at Objectspace), spatial and even public art. What is the connecting thread? Many of my favourite projects show a theme that resurfaces while the media,
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Hawke’s Bay Opera House
Location HASTINGS Project team DAVE PEARSON, BRENT WITHERS, JOANNA THEODORE “The rich, deep reds of the restored auditorium of the Hawke’s Bay Opera House improve an already incredible theatre space: one of New Zealand’s most significant. It was desi
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Hihiaua Cultural Centre
NZIA architect CRAIG MOLLER Project team ALISHA PATEL, GORDON MOLLER MICHAEL THOMSON, LYNDA SIMMONS, FIONA SHORT AND ANTHONY HOETE The Hihiaua Cultural Centre asks not what architecture is in terms of materiality, but what architecture can do in term
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Interior Awards 2020
Architecture NZ’s Interior Awards 2020 ceremony took place at Auckland’s St Matthew-in-the-City on 8 October 2020. The sold-out event gathered more than 300 guests from the architecture and design professions as well as their clients and project coll
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SOF Hotel
Location TAICHUNG, TAIWAN Project team TIM HAY, JEFF FEARON “Despite having what Tripadvisor refers to as a ‘post-apocalyptic façade, which looks like it could collapse at any time’, this project for a boutique backpackers’ hotel offers a sophisticat
Architecture NZ1 min letti
The Chapel Of St Peter
Location GRAFTON, AUCKLAND Project team GARY LAWSON, NICHOLAS STEVENS, KEVIN KAI MA, YVETTE OVERDYCK, ETHAN HUNTER, JULIANA WILSON “This chapel for a boys’ high school provides a spiritual moment of refreshing lightness and softness. Guests are welco
Architecture NZ8 min letti
Architecture Of An Ocean
PACIFIC ISLAND ARCHITECTURE IS increasingly talked about and illustrated but what is it? In the past, it has consisted of gestures and motifs in an attempt to appeal to a certain regional relevance, in spite of regionalism having attracted continued
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Wyborn Capital
Location AUCKLAND CBD Project team MAGGIE CARROLL, JESSICA WALKER, NATHAN SWANEY “A palette of subtle materials has been skilfully curated to create a beautiful space in which to work. Every detail is carefully considered, from the numerous bespoke f
Architecture NZ1 min letti
Naenae Regional Bowling Club
Location NAENAE, LOWER HUTT Project team EWAN BROWN, HUGH TENNENT, THOMAS SHERIDAN, MAURICE PIPSON, LINDA WONG, TRENT ISAAC, NICK WENHAM, CHARLOTTE STEWART “If Santiago Calatrava ever came to Naenae, he would struggle to execute the affordable, light
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Get The Look On Your Walls
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Architecture NZ2 min letti
Toto Whare
NZIA architect MICHAEL O’SULLIVAN Project team BULL O’SULLIVAN ARCHITECTURE: BAZ CHENG BUILDER AND CLIENT: ALISTAIR TOTO, BROWNTOWN BUILDERS MICHAEL THOMSON, LYNDA SIMMONS, FIONA SHORT AND ANTHONY HOETE From the moment one approaches Toto Whare, it i
Architecture NZ4 min letti
Nzia President’s Awards 2020
THE PRESIDENT OF TE KĀHUI WHAIHANGA New Zealand Institute of Architects enjoys the annual privilege of giving formal recognition to individuals or groups who have made significant contributions to architecture in New Zealand. NZIA President’s Awards
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Architecture New Zealand
PUBLISHER Nathan Inkpen EDITOR Chris Barton ASSISTANT EDITOR/HOUSES EDITOR Amanda Harkness INTERIOR EDITOR Federico Monsalve ART & PRODUCTION DIRECTOR André Kini ADVERTISING SALES Mark Lipman – mark.lipman@agm.co.nz ADMINISTRATION office@agm.co.nz CE
Architecture NZ7 min letti
First THAB Off The Rank
NEW ZEALAND IS IN THE HABIT OF reinventing the wheel and, in our bloody-minded, NIMBY way, we have to discover our own particular culture of living closer together.1 Hobsonville, the most recent and, to my mind, the most successful suburban developme
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Lake Hayes Cottage
Location CENTRAL OTAGO Project team ANNA-MARIE CHIN, NGAIO HART, SAM AUSTIN, KRISTIN DARBY “A strong client–architect partnership underlies the design and construction of this seamless, well-proportioned addition to an existing (relocated) cottage. S
Architecture NZ2 min letti
Nzia Distinguished Fellow Award
TE KĀHUI WHAIHANGA NEW ZEALAND INSTITUTE of Architects (NZIA) established the Distinguished Fellow Award to recognise members who have had exceptional influence on or have been exceptional contributors to architecture in New Zealand. The Distinguishe
Architecture NZ4 min letti
Editorial
IN THIS TIME OF UNPRECEDENTED change amidst the Covid pandemic, not forgetting a transformational election result for Aotearoa, it’s not surprising that all manner of experts are making all manner of predictions about the future. See, for example, Lo
Architecture NZ9 min letti
Directional Dimensions
THE ARRIVAL AT THE 180M SILVERY-GLASS tower, topped with its distinctive curved foil, begins at the corner of Albert and Customs Streets, one of multiple entries to Auckland’s $1-billion downtown office and retail development known as Commercial Bay.
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Sawtooth Apartment
Location PARNELL, AUCKLAND Architect HENRI SAYES “This addition to an existing commercial base reveals an excellent understanding and control of light. An unconventional section provides a simple solution on a site where northern light is not availab
Architecture NZ2 min lettiCrime & Violence
Jury Convenor Comment 2020
OKAY, AS REQUESTED, SOME WORDS ON the experience of the 2020 NZIA New Zealand Awards jury. Easy. Great privilege. Check. Great projects. Check. Great jurors. Check. Minor differences of opinion. Check. But this most bizarre of all years was not all e
Architecture NZ5 min letti
Keeping The Queen Clean
I WENT TO A CLAMBAKE THE other day: a gathering not far under a Covid-mandated maximum crowd size. We were gathered to talk about Queen Street. Despite it being billed as a co-design session, it seemed only Tony van Raat and I represented designers t
Architecture NZ6 min letti
NZ vs NY
ONE IS A TAD GATSBY, THE OTHER A BIT Hotere. One was aiming to be fine dining without the fuss, the other feels comfortable towing the line between fine-casual restaurant chain and flamboyant cocktail bar. One of the challenges, however, has more to
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Bowden House
Location TUTUKĀKĀ COAST, NORTHLAND Project team BELINDA GEORGE, MANDENO DESIGN “As architects, we are rightly enamoured of geometry – the circle, the square, the diamond, the octagonal plan – but regular forms can bring their own problems. At this ho
Architecture NZ9 min lettiEconomics
Recent Museums And Galleries
Sources: Words by Andrew Barrie and Julia Gatley. Photography by Julia Gatley, Andrew Barrie Jade Shum and Cass Goodwin. The ways in which museums and art galleries have evolved over the last generation can be seen from different perspectives. In one
Architecture NZ5 min letti
Parallel Education Systems
IN FEBRUARY, MY PARTNER and I shared a taxi from Wellington airport to the New Zealand Festival of Arts Talanoa Mau venue with a young artist from Northland, where they were both presenting. The conversation was riveting – Te Kaurinui Parata (Ngātiwa
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Surface Redefined
Alucci™ is a ground-breaking European innovation that utilises high-energy electrons to cure and create the ultimate smooth surface. An electronic beam curing process results in a superior abrasion, stain, heat and fingerprint-resistant product, whic
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10x10 House
Location KILBIRNIE, WELLINGTON Project team BEN MITCHELL-ANYON, SALLY OGLE “Defiantly perched on a Wellington cliff, this is a playful and optimistic house. A rigorous grid was the starting point for efficiency and spatial order, and a platform for c
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