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Entries in New Zealand (34)

Wednesday
Apr232014

BC+A Architecture 

There is something about a house that lets the view do the talking. A beautiful, black box sits lightly on the steep block. Interiors are kept simple yet stylish. It's the use of glass and of the view that makes this home so special. Positive and negative space. Volumes and voids. Public views and intimate space. A Wellington, New Zealand home renovation by BC+A Architecture.

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Thursday
Apr102014

Crab Shack

Something about restaurant and retail design has been pulling me in lately. Inspiration can be found everywhere. It seems I'm still not over the recycled, chippy paint boards trend. The Crab Shack (New Zealand) by HBO+EMTB via the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards.

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Wednesday
Feb052014

Love this

This makes me want to grab some paint and a brush and splotch something. Via Simon Wilson.

Wednesday
Feb052014

Simon Wilson

I thought I'd share some really special photos by Auckland photographer Simon Wilson. 

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Tuesday
Jan282014

Brick Bay House

Planted firmly in the hillside and blurring the boundaries between inside and out the house sits on a country road on the way to the Snells Beach in the North Island of New Zealand.  Referencing farm shed and bach the building steps down over the site with walls that open to spectacular vistas of field and sea. Stylish and casual but with a simple elegance. Brick Bay House by Glamuzina Paterson Architects.

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