Time after time

This French-style house references several architectural eras, from classical Roman through to the 1920s Read more

Tropical outlook

Making the most of the views and the climate for an easy family lifestyle Read more


Like a traditional holiday home that has been added to over time, this new house rises out of the sand dunes to capture an expansive ocean view Read more

Past is present

Both the design and material palette of this new Millbrook show home reference the original gable-roofed farm buildings that once stood on the site Read more

Young at heart

This spacious suburban home presents a traditional face to the street, but the interior aesthetic has a more contemporary sense of connection Read more

Look to the hills

With its gabled pavilions and battened weatherboards, this hill-country compound puts a contemporary spin on traditional rural buildings Read more

Mission possible

Despite 8m height restrictions, the designer of this house was able to maximise an ocean view by elevating the key living spaces and creating a rooftop terrace Read more

Connected to the coast

Colours and materials in this kitchen, designed by Germancraft Cabinets, were chosen to reflect the nearby beach and sand dunes Read more

Tomorrow is a new day

This extensively renovated beach house incorporates cherished family holiday memories into a contemporary primary residence Read more

Enjoying the outlook

Complex council restrictions and an unusually challenging site are all in a day's work for the team at Graham Jones Design Read more

Up with the play

From tricky sites to innovative architectural designs no matter how challenging the project, it's all in a day's work for the team at Starr Constructions Read more


This self-sufficient, environmentally sustainable resort-style home is designed by Paul Clout Design Read more






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Home Trends 3305

Your new bathroom should be a place that's a pleasure to spend time in, whether that's at the start or end of the day. But what style of bathroom are you looking for – bright white contemporary or one with a more moody ambience... Read more

Home Trends 3306

Renovating a tired and dated kitchen will not only add to your enjoyment of cooking – it can also totally transform the way you use all of your living spaces, indoors and out. But where do you start and what's actually possible... Read more

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While a kitchen's primary role has always been functional – food preparation, cooking and clean-up – in today's homes we demand so much more. Our kitchens must now also operate as social hubs on display to the main living areas... Read more