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Oh yeah! That's the way to finish the working week. Remarkable refurb of a 70s home by Auckland based Dorrington Atcheson Architects.

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Dock dreams

Who needs a house when you can have a boat dock instead? I'm sure the family home is amazing but I'd be happy as their boat house caretaker. Long warm afternoons, the lap of water under the floor boards, thrum of insects, cool drink in hand, feet in the sun, head in the shade. OK peace and quiet cut by the roar of engines and the high pitched squeals of kids having fun ... but it would be worth it. Bunny Run Boat Dock by Andersson-Wise Architects from Austin, Texas.

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Corrugated curve

Referencing the industrial buildings around it and blurring the distinction between wall and ceiling this rear extension rebuild encompasses the space while allowing a seamless transition between inside and out. Alexandria House 1 by Sydney based Pivot.

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Kim's favourite outdoor spaces of 2014


What's hiding behind the facade?

Zinc, concrete blockwork, marble and bluestone on the exterior of this two storey extension to a traditional, Edwardian home. White interior and timber floors with colour play from artwork and flashes of rimini blue. Contemporary living ... that's what's hiding behind the facade. Malvern East House by Pleysier Perkins.

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