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St John Ambulance Station

St John Ambulance Station, Levin

The proposed ambulance station for Levin will house bays for six ambulances, along with supporting administration and training facilities. This hub will service Levin and the wider Horowhenua region. The key design challenge it presented was how to integrate a rather complex commercial operation into the surrounding residential settlement. The project is currently at the …

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Esplanade Railway Ticketing Centre

Esplanade Railway Ticketing Centre

The project involved designing a new ticketing counter for scenic miniature trains at the Palmerston North Esplanade Miniature Railway. The design vocabulary was inspired by the quintessential Kiwi railway station, while large exposed glulam portals a material echo of the surrounding dense vegetation. Our scope of work involved design, consultation with user groups and the …

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True Residence

True Residence

This house personifies our client’s personality and the struggles and achievements of their life, and is a celebration of life itself. Building from the ground up and staying true to the family name was the design philosophy that dictated the form, cladding material choices and internal spaces. The design is a subtle balance between architectural …

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Mexi-Az Eatery

Mexi-Az – Eatery

Occupying barely 24 sqm, this food outlet is part of a boutique ‘street eatery’ food court. Within the compact footprint, the design program consisted of a public servery area at the front and commercial kitchen and ancillary spaces at the back. Traditional murals from individual countries and pop street art are integrated as placemaking features …

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Multi-Unit Housing

Multi-Unit Housing

The multi-unit design for this project incorporated four dwellings on a 1500 sqm section in the city centre. Our design approach was to allow maximum sun to each property while maintaining appropriate levels of privacy to each home. We believed that an appropriate answer to the site was something other than traditional provincial stand-alone homes. …

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eHaus Home Series

eHaus – Home Series

Most suited to young families, Series homes are created for compact living. They are designed as affordable, energy efficient homes that can be woven into the fabric of our towns. Core urban design principles have been integrated into the layouts, with floor areas that vary between 110-120 sqm. The house designs accommodate 3 bedrooms, ensuite, …

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Walker Quinn Residence

Walker Quinn Residence

This contemporary home sits in the heart of Feilding, balancing a striking aesthetic with seamless integration into the urban fabric of the town. The home maintains its connection to the street by avoiding high solid fencing at the road boundary and through glazing placed along its main circulation spine. The form and scale of the …

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Stewart Residence

Stewart Residence

When we first met Bruce and Bridget, they were happy in their current residence. They had raised their family there and it held many cherished memories. But the home was cold and required a constantly burning fire to keep it warm during the long winter months. So they embarked on a journey to design a …

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Clark Residence

Clark Residence

The concept of a humble hut with strong bones defines Roger’s new abode. It also resonates with his simplistic, spiritual and beautiful persona. Unable to find a suitable section for his vision, Roger subdivided the site of his existing residence — where he had lived for around 30 years — to build a new home …

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