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.
All the houses within the 2019 Habitus House of the Year selection are deserving in their own right. These houses, however, made quite an impact on the Habitus team with their striking façades.
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.
Anna Ross, founder of Kester Black, has pioneered a design-led approach to cosmetics, underpinned by ethical ‘common sense’. See what this approach translates to at home.
The idea of the integrated kitchen, where appliances blend into the design of the kitchen itself, is an increasingly popular trend in design – and New Zealand architects and designers have been paying attention.
In 2018, design lovers across the Asia Pacific were invited to vote in Habitus’ House of the Year People’s Choice award, with the winner taking home a world-class designer package.
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.