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.
In its own way, shape, and form, each of these kitchens from the 2019 Habitus House of the Year selection is an intuitive – not to mention beautiful – articulation of its user’s lifestyle and needs.
The architects responsible for these houses within the Habitus House of the Year 2019 selection show a keen attention to detail in form and function when it comes to material selection.
Habitus’ New Zealand contributing writer Andrea Stevens shares her personal insight and experience of heading the hunt for New Zealand’s presence in the 2019 Habitus House of the Year selection.
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.
Remote coastal farms are being reforested and converted into luxury retreats around the Bay of Islands. Pete Bossley speaks about his latest house at Omarino, building in concrete, and how these projects sponsor the environment.