Where old world meets new world

Where old world meets new world add

When Jonathan Ambler of AD Architecture was approached by a dynamic husband and wife duo, Tristen and Rachel Saunders, about their adventurous ambitions for a holiday home, a fascinating journey lay ahead.

Photography by Jason Mann

The art of cultural integration in design

The art of cultural integration in design add

A culturally significant change is gaining momentum in New Zealand's architectural landscape. At the helm, are a collective of practitioners whose heritage and knowledge are facilitating the revolution.

Once upon a time in Redcliffs

Once upon a time in Redcliffs add

It has enjoyed a long and illustrious history and it’s not hard to see why. The library: a parallel universe where adventurous imaginations are taken on magnificent voyages transcending time, geography and genre.

Photography by Dennis Radermacher

Smarten up with smaller homes

Smarten up with smaller homes add

While a ‘small home’ may have previously carried visual connotations of cramped and uninspiring living - international and homegrown design innovation is revolutionising the concept.