Personal preference

Dramatic living spaces and a rakish roofline give this residence an individual presence the complex construction was by Balmoral Homes Read more

On a clear day

Expansive steel-framed windows at the ends of two cross axes in this house provide views in all directions Read more

Far pavilions

Three discrete shells open up onto a central courtyard, creating a weekend home that offers its owners flexible living spaces in all weathers Read more

Eye-catching design

The designers of display units in high-end apartment buildings love to create a point of difference. In this Triptych show apartment, the walls in the master suite are painted in Resene Indian Ink Read more

Present and future

This residence creates a grand impression it is also a practical family home and an investment, designed and built by Graeme Alexander Homes Read more

Behind the scenes

Disguised by a modest front, this new house steps down the hill and opens up to an expansive outdoor entertaining area. The house was designed and built by Mardini Constructions winner of the Master Builder of the Year Award Read more

Buy or build?

Deciding between purchasing a new house or building your dream home? Westpac can help Read more

Private oasis

Resort-style luxury without leaving home this country house by Starr Constructions is both a sanctuary and an entertainer's delight Read more

Line of fire

A chic, innovative design with a long, floating flame inside a contemporary fireplace is the latest development from Real Fires Read more

Height of grandeur

This riverside residence combines modern architectural lines with optimum visual connections to its surroundings Read more

Well rounded

Traditional exterior meets responsive, clean-lined interior in this home by Fairlight Developments Read more





Latest books

Commercial Design Trends Vol. 34/2C

Whether you’re travelling for work or pleasure, your hotel experience can either make or break your trip. Our market report in this issue looks at the changing world of hotel design – from five star establ... Read more

Home Trends Vol. 34/3

The design of our homes – new or renovated – should be an individualistic response to our lifestyle, family set-up and budget. But there are also common requirements we should all aim for – a balance of public and private... Read more

Home Trends Vol. 34/2

Placing the kitchen at the heart of a home is not just about creating a convenient zone for easy food preparation and eating meals.Just as important is the way it's seen as an attractive place where family can spend time ... Read more