Big ideas are coming out of the small and emerging Wellington practice Patchwork Architecture, the firm behind the house featured on the cover of Habitus #46.
For this New Zealand family, relocating from Auckland to a rural town has led to a remarkable urban project: a semi-public house complete with a micro café and gallery.
Our New Zealand-based feet on the ground, architecture writer Andrea Stevens speaks of Habitus House of the Year as a celebration of cultural and artistic diversity through the Region.
Architect Pat De Pont has designed a home for his brother and sister-in-law on family land full of memories. Andrea Stevens discovers a house that embodies a 60-year site history and goes beyond the normal requirements of a three-bedroom home.