Alpine Chalet

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This dramatic alteration and addition to an established Queenstown neighbourhood first began life back in the 60s as a showcase home for the newly-minted Kelvin Heights. With views of The Remarkables to the south and Lake Wakatipu to the north the original high-pitched 100 metre square dwelling was touted as an affordable, alpine style home in keeping with its ‘magic location’.

Keeping a big idea simple

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Last month Tane Cox of Red Architecture won the Resene Colour in Design Award at the ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards. He received the award for his work on a beautifully simple and carefully considered home in Tamahere titled ‘A Cabin & Trees’.

Most award-winning design ever?

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‘The Family Bach’, by Cymon Allfrey of Cymon Allfrey Architects, has taken out yet another prestigious architecture award. On Friday 26 October it was named the SUPREME winner of the ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards. The ADNZ award means ‘The Family Bach’ has received recognition at five separate architecture awards programmes in 2018 - making it one of the most recognised designs in the country ever.

And the winners are....

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The winners of the 2018 ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards were announced on Friday night at a gala awards ceremony in Rotorua. ‘The Family Bach’, by Cymon Allfrey of Cymon Allfrey Architects won the SUPREME award.

Defign - Issue six

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It’s hard to believe that Defign Magazine is entering its sixth year. In six short years we are proud to have seen our magazine become an essential record of New Zealand’s top architectural talent. A gallery showcasing the ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Award winners, Defign Magazine is for anyone who loves New Zealand architecture and design, is thinking of building their own home or is an industry professional.