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  • Big win for beach bach

    Big win for beach bach

    Metropol, 14/09/2017
    Barry Connor, Director of Barry Connor Design, is delighted to win the "Resene Colour In Design" category at the 2017 Architectural Designers New Zealand awards (ADNZ), for his Waikuku Beach house entry.
  • Editor's note

    Editor's note

    Metropol, 14/09/2017
    There’s nothing quite like the buzz of earning an award, no matter what industry or profession you’re in.
  • Inside and out

    Inside and out

    Metropol, 14/09/2017
    As biological beings we essentially all live and function the same way, meaning the basic needs for our houses - bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, living - are the same, but how these spaces interact and connect, influences how we live, enjoy and experience our homes.
  • An award-winning panorama

    An award-winning panorama

    Metropol, 14/09/2017
    The narrative for the home nestled high on the Port Hills was directed by the site's panoramic views and evolved from the concept of a leaf lying on a flat surface.
  • Thinking outside the design box

    Thinking outside the design box

    Metropol, 14/09/2017
    "I spent 80 per cent of the time dreaming," Architectural Designer Pippin Wright-Stow says of the build process for his functional family home.
  • A task in transformation

    A task in transformation

    Metropol, 14/09/2017
    "Like most homes of that era, it had good bones," says Jason Higham of Higham Architecture in Rangiora.
  • Compact home commended

    Compact home commended

    Metropol, 14/09/2017
    Aaron Jones, Project Designer, says the concept was a high performance small home: it has thicker wall framing, extra bracing, extra insulation and high energy efficiency.
  • Timeless design meets high performance

    Timeless design meets high performance

    Metropol, 14/09/2017
    Bob Burnett has been in the architecture industry for over thirty years. For nearly twenty of those he has operated his own firm, Bob Burnett Architecture. In 2000, architect Shizuka Yasui joined the firm and together they have created numerous award winning designs for a diverse range of projects.
  • Historic post house becomes a gallery

    Historic post house becomes a gallery

    East & Bays Courier, 30/08/2017
    A group of Auckland flatmates have turned their historic rental into an art gallery.
  • Architect's own home a winner

    Architect's own home a winner

    South Canterbury Herald, 23/08/2017
    A Timaru architect has picked up an award for the design of his Hadlow house.
  • Home above Hekerua

    Home above Hekerua

    trendsideas.com, 22/08/2017
    Located on Waiheke Island, this Hekerua Bay home is the perfect beach escape.
  • Where to start

    Where to start

    Waikato Times, 19/08/2017
    Building is exciting, but there are so many decisions to make.
  • Dannevirke builder's house wins

    Dannevirke builder's house wins

    Hawke's Bay Weekend, 19/08/2017
    A home built at Herbertville by Dannevirke builder Bruce Fairhurst has won the 2017 Hawke’s Bay, Poverty Bay Regional ADNZ Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • Turner Road Architecture

    Turner Road Architecture

    Waikato Times, 19/08/2017
    Turner Road Architecture is an award-winning architectural practice based in the popular township of Cambridge.
  • Bold house a winner

    Bold house a winner

    Waikato Times, 19/08/2017
    Cambridge designer Lee Turner of Turner Road Architecture was the star of the show at the 2017 Waikato Regional ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • Design fundamentals

    Design fundamentals

    Weekend Sun, 18/08/2017
    Local architectural designer Jon McAlpine heads Thorne Group Architecture and was the recipient of five awards at the regional Architectural Designers New Zealand awards recently.
  • Bay's baches win awards

    Bay's baches win awards

    Central Hawke's Bay Mail, 15/08/2017
    Two stunning beachside designs showcasing the beauty of the Central Hawke’s Bay coast stole the show at the 2017 Hawke’s Bay-Poverty Bay Regional ADNZ Resene Architectural Design Awards, held at Wellington Museum on August 4.
  • 'Very ordinary house' has a stunning makeover

    'Very ordinary house' has a stunning makeover

    Nelson Mail, 14/08/2017
    It may be called ‘‘Shades of Grey House’’ but this complete transformation of a small basic Nelson house is anything but bland.
  • Canterbury rebuilds in ADNZ awards include more 'compact' homes

    Canterbury rebuilds in ADNZ awards include more 'compact' homes

    Stuff, 12/08/2017
    The Christchurch rebuild continues to create record numbers of entries in the annual Canterbury Westland Regional ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • Nelson renovation project celebrated at ADNZ regional awards

    Nelson renovation project celebrated at ADNZ regional awards

    Stuff, 12/08/2017
    It may be called "Shades of Grey House" but this complete transformation of a small basic Nelson house is anything but bland.
  • Stunning Rangiora bungalow makeover recognised by ADNZ

    Stunning Rangiora bungalow makeover recognised by ADNZ

    Stuff, 11/08/2017
    There are not many before-and-after scenarios that can match this Rangiora beauty.
  • Design awards for pair of Kapiti homes

    Design awards for pair of Kapiti homes

    Kapiti Observer, 10/08/2017
    A Kapiti architect’s own home has been recognised twice at an architecture awards ceremony in Wellington.
  • Design award

    Design award

    Wairarapa Midweek, 09/08/2017
    A Martinborough home designed for a retired farming couple has taken out a regional architectural design award.
  • Beach homes steal the show

    Beach homes steal the show

    Hastings & Havelock Mail, 09/08/2017
    Two stunning beach houses showcasing the beauty of the coast stole the show at the 2017 Hawke’s Bay/Poverty Bay regional architectural design awards at the weekend.
  • Kapiti wins three house titles

    Kapiti wins three house titles

    Kapiti News, 09/08/2017
    Kapiti shone at the 2017 Wellington, Wairarapa Regional ADNZ Resene Architectural Design Awards on Friday.
  • Design recognition for Ohakune ski bach

    Design recognition for Ohakune ski bach

    Ruapehu Bulletin, 08/08/2017
    An Ohakune ski bach has been commended in the Architectural Designers New Zealand (ADNZ) awards for 2017.
  • Design award for temple

    Design award for temple

    Hutt News, 08/08/2017
    A Lower Hutt temple has been recognised at an architecture awards ceremony in Wellington.
  • Three home design wins for Kapiti

    Three home design wins for Kapiti

    Kapiti News, 07/08/2017
    Kapiti shone at the 2017 Wellington, Wairarapa Regional ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards on Friday.
  • Tasteful Martinborough home wows judges

    Tasteful Martinborough home wows judges

    Wairarapa Times, 05/08/2017
    A Martinborough home designed for a retired farming couple has taken out a regional architectural design award.
  • ADNZ projects include houses from Hawke's Bay to Palmerston North

    ADNZ projects include houses from Hawke's Bay to Palmerston North

    Stuff, 04/08/2017
    Two stunning beach houses, showcasing the beauty of the coast stole the show at the 2017 Hawke's Bay, Poverty Bay Regional ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards this weekend.
  • Kapiti homes win design awards

    Kapiti homes win design awards

    Dominion Post Weekend, 04/08/2017
    A Kapiti architect’s own home has been recognised twice at an architecture awards ceremony in Wellington.
  • New homes in greater Wellington and Wairarapa wow ADNZ judges

    New homes in greater Wellington and Wairarapa wow ADNZ judges

    Stuff, 04/08/2017
    A new farmhouse for a retired couple and a house for the designer's own family were two of the winners in the 2017 Wellington, Wairarapa Regional ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • Designer 'stoked' with awards

    Designer 'stoked' with awards

    The Star, 03/08/2017
    An Outram architectural designer says he is pleased to have been recognised for his work with two recent awards.
  • ADNZ 2017 National Conference

    ADNZ 2017 National Conference

    Architecture Now, 02/08/2017
    This year's Architectural Designers of New Zealand (ADNZ) national conference focuses on thriving in the future by ensuring you and your practice are looking ahead and remaining at the forefront of the industry.
  • Worth dreaming about

    Worth dreaming about

    NZ House and Garden, 01/08/2017
    Was it the open fire, the bush setting or the twin bath tubs sunk in the deck? Or maybe just the whole ADNZ award-winning package designed by David Maurice of LTD Architectural. Our Facebook followers loved every bit of it. "Simplicity personified," said one follower
  • Million-dollar suburbs

    Million-dollar suburbs

    Bay of Plenty Times, 29/07/2017
    Tauranga could have five $1m suburbs within four years if prices continue to climb the way they have so far this year, says a homes.co.nz spokesman.
  • Shed-style home praised for contemporary twist

    Shed-style home praised for contemporary twist

    Otago Daily Times Online, 29/07/2017
    A farm shed-style home in East Taieri and a heritage listed former government building hotel interior were judged the winning designs at the 2017 Otago Southland Regional ADNZ-Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • Red shed house in East Taieri is local ADNZ award winner

    Red shed house in East Taieri is local ADNZ award winner

    Stuff, 28/07/2017
    Two projects that "speak" the local architectural language were celebrated at the 2017 Otago Southland Regional ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • Judges award Cambridge designer's work

    Judges award Cambridge designer's work

    Cambridge Edition, 26/07/2017
    A Cambridge designer who brought a little bit of Central Otago to Waikato has stormed to the top of the region’s architecture awards.
  • Ridgeline house avoids dominance

    Ridgeline house avoids dominance

    Gulf News, 20/07/2017
    A house overlooking Hekerua Bay is among those recognised in the Auckland-Northland Resene Architectural Design Awards for 2017
  • Designer picks up awards

    Designer picks up awards

    Bay of Plenty Times, 10/07/2017
    Talented Mount Maunganui designer Jonathan McAlpine of Thorne Group Architecture won a bevy of awards when he pitted his skills against his architectural designer peers.
  • Bay of Plenty houses wow judges in ADNZ Resene Architectural Design Awards

    Bay of Plenty houses wow judges in ADNZ Resene Architectural Design Awards

    Stuff, 08/07/2017
    Stunning houses in the Bay of Plenty region were celebrated at the Bay of Plenty Regional ADNZ Resene Architectural Design Awards on Friday, July 7.
  • Waikato winners in ADNZ Resene Architectural Design Awards

    Waikato winners in ADNZ Resene Architectural Design Awards

    Stuff, 08/07/2017
    It was designer Lee Turner's night to shine at the Waikato regional ADNZ Resene Architectural Design Awards on Friday, July 7.
  • Cambridge architectural designer star of regional awards night

    Cambridge architectural designer star of regional awards night

    Stuff, 07/07/2017
    A Cambridge designer who brought a little bit of Central Otago to Waikato has stormed to the top of the region's architecture awards.
  • Design award winners

    Design award winners

    East & Bays Courier, 05/07/2017
    A secluded bach, an overhauled mock Tudor residence and two sensitively updated heritage villas were among the designs celebrated at the 2017 Auckland Northland Regional ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • Designer wins for renovation by the sea

    Designer wins for renovation by the sea

    North Shore Times, 04/07/2017
    This house started life as a faux Tudor design that never really sat comfortably on the coastal site in Mairangi Bay.
  • Architecture Winners Announced - Press Release

    Architecture Winners Announced - Press Release

    Localmatters, 03/07/2017
    A secluded bach, an overhauled mock Tudor residence and two sensitively updated heritage villas were among the designs celebrated at the 2017 Auckland Northland Regional ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards, held in Mission Bay, Auckland on Friday night (30 June, 2017).
  • From faux Tudor to stunning bungalow: ADNZ winning renovation

    From faux Tudor to stunning bungalow: ADNZ winning renovation

    Stuff, 02/07/2017
    This house started life as a faux Tudor design that never really sat comfortably on the coastal site in Mairangi Bay on the North Shore.
  • Designing higher density

    Designing higher density

    Build, 01/07/2017
    Designers respond to the urgent need for high-quality multi-unit medium-density housing in New Zealand cities.
  • Ponsonby villa renovation wins major ADNZ Resene colour award

    Ponsonby villa renovation wins major ADNZ Resene colour award

    Stuff, 01/07/2017
    There's nothing quite like a beautiful villa renovation, and 17 O'Neill Street is a good example.
  • Bush home near Puhoi captures top award

    Bush home near Puhoi captures top award

    NZ Herald Online, 01/07/2017
    David Maurice's award-winning back-country house near Puhoi.
  • Stunning Puhoi bush bach takes major ADNZ award

    Stunning Puhoi bush bach takes major ADNZ award

    Stuff, 01/07/2017
    It's back to basics up at Puhoi.
  • Small home designs impress judges

    Small home designs impress judges

    Howick Pakuranga Times, 29/06/2017
    A skilled panel of architectural practitioners and experts has revealed small homes are the standout entries as the 2017 ADNZ - Resene Architectural Design Awards season begins.
  • Small homes impress

    Small homes impress

    Rodney Times, 20/06/2017
    An esteemed panel of architectural practitioners and experts has revealed small homes are the stand out entries as the 2017 ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards season begins.
  • Christchurch welcomes another New Yorker as third deli opens in the city

    Christchurch welcomes another New Yorker as third deli opens in the city

    NZ Business , 14/06/2017
    Cantabrians can look forward to more New York style sandwiches and bagels as a third New York Deli opens in Christchurch.
  • Rotorua projects top nation

    Rotorua projects top nation

    Bay of Plenty Times, 19/05/2017
    Two Rotorua businesses have won gold at the 2017 New Zealand Commercial Project Awards.
  • Rotorua wins big at New Zealand Commercial Project Awards

    Rotorua wins big at New Zealand Commercial Project Awards

    Rotorua Daily Post , 18/05/2017
    Two Rotorua businesses have won gold at the 2017 New Zealand Commercial Project Awards.
  • MEDIUM-DENSITY HOUSING – IS IT FOR US?

    MEDIUM-DENSITY HOUSING – IS IT FOR US?

    Metropol, 13/04/2017
    Medium density housing in New Zealand has been defined by the Ministry for the Environment as ‘comprehensive developments, including four or more dwellings with an average density of less than 350 metres square per unit.
  • New look a winner for Freemans Dining Room

    New look a winner for Freemans Dining Room

    Business South, South Island, 01/04/2017
    A new extended bar for Lyttelton's Freemans Dining Room has won its architect Nic Curragh of Objects Ltd the regional commercial interior award at the Architectural Designers New Zealand Architectural Design Awards 2016.
  • Densification of city suburbs is definitely not an ogre to be feared

    Densification of city suburbs is definitely not an ogre to be feared

    New Zealand Herald, 30/03/2017
    Medium-density housing acrossNew Zealand cities is on the rise.
  • Award-Winning Practice Scoops Three Top Design Awards in 2016

    Award-Winning Practice Scoops Three Top Design Awards in 2016

    Metropol Magazine, 02/03/2017
    Over the past 15 years, O’Neil Architecture has cemented its position within the South Island’s design sector as a boutique mid to high-end architectural design offi ce, with over 30 regional and national design awards under its belt
  • New standards for steel buildings

    New standards for steel buildings

    Business North, 01/03/2017
    The National Association of Steel Framed Housing (NASH) is getting ready to hit the road as the organisation launches a nationwide series of seminars to introduce the new NASH standards for steel building.
  • Old and New

    Old and New

    Architecture NZ, New Zealand, 01/02/2017
    APA Architects' design of Tanatana Marae in Waimana, Bay of Plenty, has recently been awarded the 2016 Supreme ADNZ Resene Architectural Design Award.
  • Top-Shelf Country Living

    Top-Shelf Country Living

    Style Magazine, 19/01/2017
    The site for this project is very exposed given its open rural setting. So, the brief was quite rigid in its requirement for shelter and privacy
  • Top-Shelf Country Living

    Top-Shelf Country Living

    Style Magazine, 01/01/2017
    Objects Ltd director Nic Curragh takes us through the brief, concept and best features of his award-winning design in Cust.
  • Empire State of mind

    Empire State of mind

    NZ Retail, 01/01/2017
    In Addington, Christchurch, 11 men dangle frozen in time, enjoying their lunch on a steel beam suspended 69 floors up.
  • Winning Designs

    Winning Designs

    Build, 01/01/2017
    WHAREMATE FOR TANATANA MARAE at W a i m a n a designed by Aladina Harunani of apa architects and project managers was the 2016 Supreme award winner of the recent ADNZ Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • Enjoy the good life in Waikanae

    Enjoy the good life in Waikanae

    Dominion Post Weekend, 05/11/2016
    AN AWARD - WINNING home with two orchard and easy-care grounds is for sale in Waikanae.
  • Design wows national judges

    Design wows national judges

    Blenheim Sun Newspaper, 04/11/2016
    Blenheim designer Ben Solomon has been awarded the 2016 Resene Colour in Design Award at the National ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • Design award for Raglan property

    Design award for Raglan property

    New Zealand Herald, 04/11/2016
    A Hamilton designer has been awarded two 2016 National ADNZ Resene Architectural Design Awards, announced at an award ceremony in Auckland.
  • Award-winning earthquake rebuild reflects a Modernist approach

    Award-winning earthquake rebuild reflects a Modernist approach

    Stuff, 02/11/2016
    Christchurch owners rebuilding after their homes were destroyed in the 2011 earthquake have faced a similar scenario – how will we replace our much-loved home when a new home had not been part of our long-term plan?
  • Lucerne Road wins prestigious award

    Lucerne Road wins prestigious award

    East & Bays Courier, 02/11/2016
    It has a garage that would make Bruce Wayne envious.Renovation work carried out to Lucerne Road, a historic house in Auckland’s Remuera, has won a 2016 National ADNZ, Resene Architectural Design Award.
  • Tuhoe marae wins another design award

    Tuhoe marae wins another design award

    Whakatane Beacon, 02/11/2016
    THE architect behind the contemporary-styled wharemate at Tanatana Marae in Waimana has won another award for his work.
  • Waimana marae wins design award

    Waimana marae wins design award

    Stuff, 31/10/2016
    The prestigious awards, which were announced over the weekend, received more than 149 entries and were judged by leaders in the design and architecture community.
  • Lucerne Road wins prestigious renovation design award

    Lucerne Road wins prestigious renovation design award

    Stuff, 31/10/2016
    Lucerne Road was built in 1923 and is viewed by many as playing an integral part in the culture and character of the area.
  • New marae building wins top award

    New marae building wins top award

    New Zealand Herald, 30/10/2016
    A new marae building in the Bay of Plenty which has just won a top architectural award has been described as looking like a spaceship.
  • Marae design wins national award

    Marae design wins national award

    Rotorua Daily Post, 29/10/2016
    One of the most coveted architectural award titles in New Zealand - the 2016 Supreme ADNZ Resene Architectural Design Award
  • 2016 ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards: winners

    2016 ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards: winners

    ArchitectureNow Editorial Desk, 29/10/2016
    The 2016 Supreme Award winner of the ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards is the Wharemate for Tanatana Marae at Waimana, designed by Aladina Harunani of APA Architects and Project Managers.
  • Wharemate tops awards

    Wharemate tops awards

    Dominion Post Weekend, 29/10/2016
    The wharemate – house of mourning at Bay of Plenty’s Tanatana Marae is cause for celebration rather than mourning, with the structure named the supreme winner of this year’s Architectural Designers New Zealand (ADNZ) Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • Rebuild homes draw praise from judges

    Rebuild homes draw praise from judges

    Weekend Press, 29/10/2016
    A new home for a red-zoned family and an earthquake rebuild are among four Canterbury buildings to have won national architectural recognition.
  • Symbolism is an architectural winner

    Symbolism is an architectural winner

    Daily Post, 29/10/2016
    One of the most coveted architectural award titles in New Zealand — the 2016 Supreme ADNZ Resene Architectural Design Award
  • Best Kiwi builds are celebrated at 2016 ADNZ-Resene awards

    Best Kiwi builds are celebrated at 2016 ADNZ-Resene awards

    Colleen Hawkes, 28/10/2016
    A new wharemate, or mourning house, has taken out the top honours in the 2016 ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • Best of New Zealand architecture on display in annual awards

    Best of New Zealand architecture on display in annual awards

    GERADEN CANN, 28/10/2016
    The wharemate at Tanatana Marae is cause for celebration rather than mourning, with the structure taking out the SUPREME award winner of the Architectural Designers New Zealand (ADNZ) Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • Waimana's Tanatana Marae wins supreme design award

    Waimana's Tanatana Marae wins supreme design award

    Online News, 28/10/2016
    The wharemate at Waimana's Tanatana Marae in the Bay of Plenty has taken out the Supreme Award at the 2016 Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • Third Life for Opunake Home

    Third Life for Opunake Home

    Taranaki Daily News, 07/10/2016
    An historic Opunake cottage has had two dramatic transformations since it was first built more than 130 years ago.
  • Pushing boundaries

    Pushing boundaries

    Otago Daily Times, 02/09/2016
    From the road, this traditional home appears to be a modest farmworker's cottage. But a surprise waits beyond the front door.
  • Striking Sustainability

    Striking Sustainability

    Canterbury Rebuild , 01/09/2016
    Located on an expansive rural setting, this new build in Springbank Downs makes a big change for the owners
  • Planning to build or renovate?

    Planning to build or renovate?

    The Bay Chronicle, 01/09/2016
    Building is exciting. And scary. So many decisions, and the most important of those is choosing a designer and a builder.
  • Planning to build or renovate?

    Planning to build or renovate?

    Northern News (NZ), 31/08/2016
    Building is exciting. And scary. So many decisions, and the most important of those is choosing a designer and a builder.
  • From special effects to special spaces

    From special effects to special spaces

    Canterbury Rebuild, 01/08/2016
    Nic Curragh's latest two projects Springbank Downs House and Freemans Restaurant
  • Canterbury Rebuild

    Canterbury Rebuild

    Hanmer Haven , 01/08/2016
    Ben Brady is drawn to squares their symmetry, and the sense of robustness, calm and strength they suggest.
  • Wonderful in Waipara

    Wonderful in Waipara

    Canterbury Rebuild, 01/08/2016
    The first point of call is to find that common ground - it's about empathy with the client and their particular style." says Ben of all his designs. "I like to make the design process a very collaborative one."
  • Making their mark on Wyuna Bay

    Making their mark on Wyuna Bay

    Business North,, 01/08/2016
    Father and son Steve and Kris Wilson have worked together to transform the architectural landscape of the Coromandel's Wyuna Bay Road, designing and building more than 40 homes together on the street.
  • Regional awards recognise architectural excellence

    Regional awards recognise architectural excellence

    Canterbury Rebuild, 01/08/2016
    The physical form of our rebuilt city rests solely at the feet of our architectural visionaries, with the resulting built environment making its mark on a global level as we rebuild from the ground up.
  • Small firm with big outlook

    Small firm with big outlook

    Business North, 01/08/2016
    Cullen Keiser Architecture has a new dedicated office and the company has extensive expansion plans, says company director Daniel Cullen.
  • Designer gobsmacked with win

    Designer gobsmacked with win

    Whangamata Coastal News, 28/07/2016
    When a colleague rang one morning and offered congratulations for her win at the ADNZ Otago/Southland awards night, architectural designer Diana Blake was a tad puzzled.
  • What makes a good home?

    What makes a good home?

    Matamata Chronicle, 27/07/2016
    Hamilton architect Noel Jessop work has been praised for having attention to fine detail and being beautifully presented.
  • Residential designs win accolades

    Residential designs win accolades

    Waikato Times, 22/07/2016
    Hamilton architect Noel Jessop has been praised for his attention to fine detail and the beautiful presentation of his work.
  • Award winning Hamilton designer Noel Jessop talks about what makes a good home

    Award winning Hamilton designer Noel Jessop talks about what makes a good home

    stuff.co.nz, 21/07/2016
    Award winning house "black and white" has simple yet impressive lines as striking as its grandness.
  • Regional winners: ADNZ Design Awards

    Regional winners: ADNZ Design Awards

    architecturenow.co.nz, 16/07/2016
    The ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards are held annually, with more than 149 entries received this year
  • Architect's reuse of buildings praised

    Architect's reuse of buildings praised

    Otago Daily Times, 16/07/2016
    DUNEDIN designer Gary Todd took home a hat-trick of awards from last night's Otago-Southland regional Architectural Designers New Zealand architectural design awards.
  • Cedarwood aims to serve

    Cedarwood aims to serve

    Dominion Post , 15/07/2016
    Three and-a-half years in the planning and now opened for a month, Graeme Rolston hopes Cedarwood will become a community hub for Waikanae.
  • Award success for Rotorua architects

    Award success for Rotorua architects

    Rotorua Review , 13/07/2016
    Rotorua’s APA Architects & Project Managers’ work on the Tanatana Marae has scooped the company a prestigious award.
  • Essence Design-Winner ofWellington/Wairarapa DesignAward

    Essence Design-Winner ofWellington/Wairarapa DesignAward

    Kapiti News, 13/07/2016
    Paraparaumu Beach architectural design specialist Robyn De La Haye of Essence Design has received an esteemed industry award, for the transformation of an old darkened warehouse into something out of pages of a glossy NewYork housing magazine.
  • Cambridge firm in architectural awards

    Cambridge firm in architectural awards

    Cambridge Edition, 13/07/2016
    A Cambridge firm is among those recognised ath the 2016 Waikato Regional ADNZResene Architectural Design Awards
  • Jessop picks up top awards

    Jessop picks up top awards

    Matamata Chronicle, 13/07/2016
    Hamilton designer Noel Jessop, of Noel Jessop Architecture, has cleaned up at the Waikato Regional ADNZ Architectural Design Awards.
  • Architectural Design Award for Tanatana Marae in Waimana

    Architectural Design Award for Tanatana Marae in Waimana

    Maori Television , 13/07/2016
    Tanatana Marae in Waimana has won the commercial/industrial architectural design section award. The award is based on Ng?ti Rere's new building which cost $300,000.
  • Award-winning Modernist house in Hamilton is all about 'black on white'

    Award-winning Modernist house in Hamilton is all about 'black on white'

    Southland Times online , 12/07/2016
    Full-height glazing wraps two sides of the main living volume in the Black on White House designed by Noel Jessop of Noel Jessop Architecture.
  • Award-winning Tauranga homes announced

    Award-winning Tauranga homes announced

    Bay of Plenty Times, 10/07/2016
    Tauranga and Mount Maunganui houses took out five of the six design awards at last night's 2016 Bay of Plenty Regional ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • Double awards joy for Tatton

    Double awards joy for Tatton

    Bay of Plenty Times, 09/07/2016
    Tauranga and Mount Maunganui houses took out five of the six design awards at last night’s 2016 Bay of Plenty Regional ADNZ-Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • Bay of Plenty architecture winners in pictures

    Bay of Plenty architecture winners in pictures

    stuff.co.nz, 09/07/2016
    Big views, light and a modern marae were the big Bay of Plenty winners at the Resene Architectural Digest Awards.
  • Region’s top designs lauded

    Region’s top designs lauded

    Waikato Times, 09/07/2016
    Hamilton designer Noel Jessop has cleaned up at the Waikato Regional ADNZ Architectural Design Awards.
  • Regions best architecture on show

    Regions best architecture on show

    Bay of Plenty Times, 09/07/2016
    BAY OF PLENTY WINNERS
  • Hamilton designer wins big at Waikato Architectural Awards

    Hamilton designer wins big at Waikato Architectural Awards

    stuff.co.nz, 08/07/2016
    Noel Jessop's Highly Commended Award for his Coromandel hideaway called, "Joyne’s Hideaway".
  • Open Space

    Open Space

    Western New , 05/07/2016
    New York Deli, based at Bush Inn, was awarded the 2016 Resene Colour in Design Architectural Design Award last week.
  • Rangataua house wins architecture award

    Rangataua house wins architecture award

    Ruapehu Bulletin , 05/07/2016
    A “simple, contemporary” Rangataua house that takes advantage of Mt Ruapehu views has received recognition for its Ohakune architect, Richard Milne.
  • Awards for Taranaki designer’s new work

    Awards for Taranaki designer’s new work

    Taranaki Daily News, 05/07/2016
    A Taranaki designer has taken three of the main prizes in his profession’s latest regional awards.
  • Hillside house wins top new home award

    Hillside house wins top new home award

    Nelson Mail, 02/07/2016
    A Nelson house has won an architectural design award for its simple form and ‘‘well understood detailing’’.
  • Nelson home wins regional designer award

    Nelson home wins regional designer award

    stuff.co.nz, 02/07/2016
    Hillside House won the Hillside House won the Residential New Home between 150m2 and 300m2 Architectural Design award at the 2016 Nelson/Marlborough ADNZ Resene Architectural Design Regional Awards.
  • Awards for ‘intriguing andbeautiful’ designs

    Awards for ‘intriguing andbeautiful’ designs

    Weekend Press, 02/07/2016
    Glamorous new houses, clever rebuilds, a historic worker’s cottage, a suburban church and a home inspired by the kiwi bach are among the winners of this year’s Canterbury and Westland Architectural Design Awards.
  • Architectural design awards showcase the best of Canterbury

    Architectural design awards showcase the best of Canterbury

    stuff.co.nz, 01/07/2016
    Glamorous new houses, clever rebuilds, a historic worker's cottage, a suburban church and a home inspired by the kiwi bach are among the winners of this year's Canterbury and Westland Architectural Design Awards.
  • Winners announced

    Winners announced

    Rodney Times, 30/06/2016
    Designers Grant Bindon and David Maurice are among seven winners of the Auckland and Northland Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • Design Skills Recognised

    Design Skills Recognised

    Wanganui Chronicle, 30/06/2016
    Ohakune architectural designer Richard Milne has had one of his designs recognised in the 2016 Taranaki-Wanganui-Manawatu regional Architectural Designers NZ-Resene architectural design awards.
  • ADNZ celebrates winning designers from lower North Island regions

    ADNZ celebrates winning designers from lower North Island regions

    stuff.co.nz, 28/06/2016
    Tony Biesiek of Imagine Building Design designed this New Plymouth house, which won the 2016 Regional Residential New Home over 300 square metres Architectural Design Award for the Manawatu, Taranaki and Whanganui regions.
  • Awards season for architectural designers

    Awards season for architectural designers

    Kapiti Observer , 28/06/2016
    It’s awards season for architectural designers, and three Kapitibased firms have picked up gongs in the ADNZ Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • Regional architects recognised

    Regional architects recognised

    Dominion Post , 25/06/2016
    A funeral home, a New York loftstyle apartment and an Otaki farm house are among the top architecturally-designed buildings in Wellington.
  • Architects recognised for Wellington and Wairarapa designs

    Architects recognised for Wellington and Wairarapa designs

    stuff.co.nz, 24/06/2016
    Architect Ben Gilpin designed this Otaki farm house, which won him a regional award.
  • Awards celebrate architecture

    Awards celebrate architecture

    East & Bays Courier , 22/06/2016
    Architectural masterminds have been celebrated for their renovation of a historic Remuera house and the development of a Mt Wellington apartment block.
  • Top architectural homes

    Top architectural homes

    Central Leader, 22/06/2016
    Architectural masterminds have been celebrated for their renovation of a historic Remuera house and the development of a Mt Wellington apartment block.
  • Award-winning eco house treads lightly on sensitive coastal site

    Award-winning eco house treads lightly on sensitive coastal site

    stuff.co.nz, 21/06/2016
    Designed by Darren O'Neil of O'Neil Architecture, this cliff-top eco house has won an ADNZ-Resene Architectural Design Award.
  • Auckland and Northland ADNZ Resene Architectural Design Award winners announced

    Auckland and Northland ADNZ Resene Architectural Design Award winners announced

    stuff.co.nz, 20/06/2016
    Allan McIntosh of Buildology won two regional awards for his renovation of Lucerne Home in Remuera.
  • 2 years in and Landmark Homes is showing no signs of slowing down.

    2 years in and Landmark Homes is showing no signs of slowing down.

    Manawatu Standard, Palmerston North Manawatu, 18/06/2016
    After establishing the Manawatu business in June 2014, owners Ryan Coombes and Aaron Shirriffs hit the ground running.
  • Revealed: Our top homes

    Revealed: Our top homes

    NZ Herald, 18/06/2016
    The renovation of a historic Remuera mansion and a new house built around 500-year-old trees north of Auckland triumphed in the Auckland/Northland Regional ADNZ/Resene Architectural Design Awards last night.
  • Busting the myths on energy efficient homes

    Busting the myths on energy efficient homes

    Canterbury Rebuild, Canterbury, 01/06/2016
    Bob expects to be energy positive over the course of the year, and describe the buildings at 9 and 11 Church Square in Addington as a culmination of his life work to date.
  • Award winning architecture

    Award winning architecture

    Metropol, Canterbury, 19/05/2016
    It‘s hard to miss them as you drive along Barbadoes Street – a large, striking, corten steel panelled wall at number 226 announces in bold white lettering that this is the home of Weir Architecture.
  • Merger positive move for clients

    Merger positive move for clients

    Kapiti News, Kapiti, 18/05/2016
    Paraparaumu company AD Architecture and Wellington company Studio 7 Architecture Design have joined forces.
  • Building success opens new doors

    Building success opens new doors

    Business North, North Island, 01/05/2016
    When the first new home built by Rotorua's AB Builders ended up being a well recognised and well publicised award winner.
  • Hidden benefit

    Hidden benefit

    Waikato Times, Hamilton Waikato, 16/04/2016
    There’s a lot more to this new Waikanae house than can be seen at first glance.
  • What kind of houses will be building in the next five year

    What kind of houses will be building in the next five year

    Building Today, New Zealand, 01/04/2016
    While the size of homes has steadily increased over the last few decades, that trend is definitely on the wane.
  • Creative build opens doors for local firm

    Creative build opens doors for local firm

    Daily Post, Rotorua Bay of Plenty, 15/03/2016
    Aaron Brown, founder of Rotorua company AB Builders is hoping the recognition being won for the unique holiday home.
  • Good listening key to good design

    Good listening key to good design

    Business South, South Island, 01/03/2016
    KGR Architectural Design principal designer Gordon McMillan believes good design starts with good listening.
  • Respecting the integrity of design

    Respecting the integrity of design

    Business North, North Island, 01/03/2016
    When he established Mackit Architectural Design and Construction James Mackie's vision
  • Five years on

    Five years on

    Metropol, Canterbury, 25/02/2016
    Towards the end of last year I was asked to present a paper at the Architectural Designers New Zealand (ADNZ) conference
  • From earthquake write-off to award winning home for Christchurch couple

    From earthquake write-off to award winning home for Christchurch couple

    The Press, 23/02/2016
    With fancy renovations completed just weeks earlier, Daryl and Tara Hewitt were readying their beautifully reworked house for a home and garden tour.
  • Award winning builders wow families

    Award winning builders wow families

    Metropol, Canterbury, 11/02/2016
    Scooping a swag of awards for two luxury residential dwellings late last year.
  • A winning angle in Kaiteriteri

    A winning angle in Kaiteriteri

    Dominion Post Weekend, Wellington, 16/01/2016
    The Lilley family were inundated with visitors each summer at their holiday house in Kaiteriteri.
  • Out and About

    Out and About

    Metropol, Canterbury, 03/12/2015
    The Transitional Cathedral was the venue for this year's ADNZ / Resene Architectural Awards gala dinner on 30 October.
  • National Architecture Awards

    National Architecture Awards

    Metropol, Canterbury, 05/11/2015
    In addition to these two awards, nine national design awards were awarded throughout New Zealand.
  • Editor's perspective

    Editor's perspective

    Metropol, Canterbury, 05/11/2015
    What a way to kick off this most festive time of year.
  • Canterbury designers win national architecture awards

    Canterbury designers win national architecture awards

    Metropol, Canterbury, 05/11/2015
    Canterbury Designers, Robert Weir and Cymon Alfery, have been awarded national design awards at the ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards on Friday 30 October, 2015.
  • Designers win architecture awards

    Designers win architecture awards

    Kapiti Weekly News, 04/11/2015
    Two Kapiti designers have come away with national design awards at the ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • Designer wins national award

    Designer wins national award

    Cambridge Edition, Waikato, 04/11/2015
    Cambridge-based architectural designer, Aaron Guerin, received a National Design Award at the ADNZ Resene Architectural Design Awards on October 30.
  • Blended landscape home wins big

    Blended landscape home wins big

    The Press, 04/11/2015
    A Christchurch home that effortlessly blends into the landscape is one of the national winners in the 2015 Architectural Designers New Zealand Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • North Auckland designer takes national awards home

    North Auckland designer takes national awards home

    Rodney Times (Stuff), 04/11/2015
    Architects Bernie Kose, David Maurice and Peter Were have scooped national awards for their designs in Warkworth, Manly and Matakana.
  • Matakana pub a pivotal part of village life

    Matakana pub a pivotal part of village life

    Herald True Commercial, 02/11/2015
    An historic hotel in the heart of popular Matakana Village 67 kms north of Auckland is for sale after receiving an award-winning makeover three years ago.
  • Matakana pub pivotal part of village life

    Matakana pub pivotal part of village life

    Weekend Herald, 31/10/2015
    An historic hotel in the heart of popular Matakana Village 67 kms north of Auckland is for sale after receiving an award-winning makeover three years ago.
  • Winning design moves focus to students' needs

    Winning design moves focus to students' needs

    Daily Post, Rotorua Bay of Plenty, 31/10/2015
    A Rotorua architectural designer has received supreme national honours for his work.
  • Waikato designer Aaron Guerin wins national architecture award

    Waikato designer Aaron Guerin wins national architecture award

    Stuff.co.nz , 31/10/2015
    Cambridge architectural designer Aaron Guerin won a national design award for his work on a historic Cambridge villa.
  • Waikato designer Aaron Guerin wins national architecture award

    Waikato designer Aaron Guerin wins national architecture award

    The Southland Times, 31/10/2015
    Cambridge architectural designer Aaron Guerin won a national award at the ADNZ annual gala.
  • Designer wins top award for villa

    Designer wins top award for villa

    Waikato Times, 31/10/2015
    A Waikato architectural designer has won a national design award for his work on a historical Cambridge villa.
  • Preparation and patience key to new home

    Preparation and patience key to new home

    Bay of Plenty Times, 23/10/2015
    Opening the door to your brand new home is such an exciting concept ... but prepare yourself as building can be a complex procedure involving plenty of research, decision making and patience.
  • Design and build

    Design and build

    Metropol, Canterbury, 08/10/2015
    With EQC winding up its cash settlement phase and homeowners now faced with the daunting prospect of having to negotiate or accept insurers offers, quite rightly, a lot of confusion and fear is being felt amongst many Christchurch homeowners.
  • Making Waves in Beach Design

    Making Waves in Beach Design

    UNO. Lifestyle Magazine, 01/10/2015
    When Phil and Nikki Mouldey of wave construction set out to build themselves a beach side home, they wanted elevation for ocean outlook, shelter from elements, privacy and a blurring of distinction between urban and beach.
  • Rock Solid

    Rock Solid

    Avenues, Christchurch, 01/10/2015
    Dramatic and stark, the carved cliffs of the Halswell Quarry are a fitting backdrop for a striking two-storey family home.
  • Always Architecture

    Always Architecture

    UNO. Lifestyle Magazine, 01/10/2015
    There was never any doubt Brendon Gordon would make architecture his career.
  • Creative solutions for the future

    Creative solutions for the future

    Dominion Post Weekend, Wellington, 26/09/2015
    Wellington's Daniel Casas brings architectural flair to his design in a way he believes is very unique.
  • Choosing the right designer

    Choosing the right designer

    Lake District & Central Otago News, 24/09/2015
    A home designed by an architect often has a perceived value-added factor.
  • 'Lifting the bar' with technique & technology

    'Lifting the bar' with technique & technology

    Metropol, Canterbury, 10/09/2015
    Daryl and Tara Hewitt have owned and operated D J Hewitt Builders in Christchurch for 20 years
  • Communication and quality service are paramount

    Communication and quality service are paramount

    Manawatu Standard, 09/09/2015
    Landmark Homes company owner Aaron Shirriffs has been involved with the contracting and projects industry in Manawatu for his entire working career.
  • Business Profile (M C Fearnley Design LTD))

    Business Profile (M C Fearnley Design LTD))

    Kaikoura Star, 26/08/2015
    In 2010, Mitch Fearnley established M C Fearnley Design Ltd, an architectural design service based in Kaikoura.
  • Craftsmanship celebrated

    Craftsmanship celebrated

    The Press, 05/08/2015
    What furniture you buy depends on many factors - cost, certainly, but also function, quality, and looks.
  • Canterbury 'fantastic' for innovative designers

    Canterbury 'fantastic' for innovative designers

    The Press, 05/08/2015
    Winning designs by architectural designers of Canterbury and Westland were celebrated in the 2015 ADNZ/Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • Local design firm showcases award winning design flair

    Local design firm showcases award winning design flair

    Canterbury Rebuild, 01/08/2015
    When Miles Construction needed a new building to accommodate their growth, the building firm knew exactly who to go to.
  • Unique property calls for unique design

    Unique property calls for unique design

    Canterbury Rebuild, 01/08/2015
    Rose and John Duncan had a large plot of rural land featuring little more than a striking mountainous outlook. But that was all the design inspiration the couple required.
  • Unique fitout makes waves in this year's ADNZ Awards

    Unique fitout makes waves in this year's ADNZ Awards

    Canterbury Rebuild, 01/08/2015
    Formed 11 years ago, local architectural design from Weirwalker is as well-known for tis fitout work as it is for new designs.
  • Special feature renovations

    Special feature renovations

    NZ House and Garden, 01/08/2015
    If you're planning a renovation, who better to ask for advise than someone who's been there, done that ... and is happy with the result.
  • Editors note

    Editors note

    Canterbury Rebuild, 01/08/2015
    It's been described by city leaders as a year of momentum for Christchurch's recovery and it's not hard to see why, as a number of key projects begin to emerge, forming the basis of a lively central business hub.
  • Classic meets contemporary winning formula for new home

    Classic meets contemporary winning formula for new home

    Canterbury Rebuild, 01/08/2015
    Consisting of four bedrooms across two levels, the St Albans design is the result of the surrounding context and the clients desire for a comfortable and recognisable family home.
  • "Bold contemporary" Kennedys Bush design impresses judges

    Canterbury Rebuild, 01/08/2015
    Robert Weir's Kennedy Bush home looks like it's straight out of a glossy magazine.
  • City to host Designing Green seminar

    City to host Designing Green seminar

    Daily Post, Rotorua Bay of Plenty, 30/07/2015
    "Designing Green", a seminar for architectural designers, architects, home builders and anyone interested in sustainable practices, is coming to Rototua.
  • Beyond the icons

    Beyond the icons

    Metropol, Canterbury, 30/07/2015
    With the Architectural Designers New Zealand (ADNZ) national conference to be held in Christchurch in October, I have been engaged to assist in the incorporation of a four kilometre walk around the city
  • At Home promo

    At Home promo

    The Press, 30/07/2015
    At Home is a monthly showcase of ideas for the home - from style and design to trendsetting architecture and the lastest mod cons, to makeover ideas, entertaining, and garden design.
  • Aiming for success on success

    Aiming for success on success

    Otago Daily Times, 29/07/2015
    An Outram architectural designer will contest the national people's choice and new residential home awards later this year after taking out regional titles.
  • Ohakune house wins award

    Ohakune house wins award

    Wanganui Chronicle, 22/07/2015
    An Ohakune holiday home with segments of orange has won a regional architecture award for being "a celebration in total simplicity."
  • Excellent result

    Excellent result

    Kapiti Weekly News, 22/07/2015
    Graeme Boucher, of Coast Edge Limited, Raumati South, has won a regional award in the residential multi unit dwelling category, in the Architectural Designers New Zealand Awards, for Aurora Apartments, in Petone.
  • An architectural journey

    An architectural journey

    Metropol, Canterbury, 16/07/2015
    Like many Christchurch architects and architectural designers, Cymon Allfrey has experienced the loss of some of his work as a result of the earthquakes.
  • Editor's perspective

    Editor's perspective

    Metropol, Canterbury, 16/07/2015
    What unique and extraordinary people our intriguing city produces.
  • Architectural designers

    Architectural designers

    Metropol, Canterbury, 16/07/2015
    This year at the 2015 ADNZ Resene Architectural Design Awards for Canterbury and Westland nine regional awards were given to six winning local designers.
  • Well Done

    Well Done

    Kapiti Weekly News, 15/07/2015
    Three local companies celebrated success at the Architectural Designers New Zealand awards.
  • Two awards for Smithy design

    Two awards for Smithy design

    Otago Daily Times, 13/07/2015
    An Outram architectural designer took both the new residential home award and the people's choiceaward for his work on what was a historic blacksmith's building in the Taieri town.
  • Guerin snaps up design awards

    Guerin snaps up design awards

    Waikato Times, 13/07/2015
    First time entering awards has produced pleasing results for a Waikato architectural designer.
  • Architectural designer Aaron Guerin strives for success

    Architectural designer Aaron Guerin strives for success

    Taranaki Daily News online, 12/07/2015
    LAD Architecture director and principal architectural designer Aaron Guerin won three awards at the national Architectural Design Awards
  • Architectural designer Aaron Guerin strives for success

    Architectural designer Aaron Guerin strives for success

    Stuff.co.nz (Business time), 12/07/2015
    Cambridge architectural designer Aaron Guerin says he always knew he would be involved in the construction business.
  • Architectural designer Aaron Guerin strives for success

    Architectural designer Aaron Guerin strives for success

    The Southland Times, 12/07/2015
    LAD Architecture director and principal architectural designer Aaron Guerin won three awards at the national Architectural Design Awards.
  • Architectural designer Aaron Guerin strives for success

    Architectural designer Aaron Guerin strives for success

    Malborough Express, 12/07/2015
    Waikato man Aaron Guerin almost didn't make it to the architectural design awards that saw him walk away with four gongs.
  • Celebration of southern design

    Celebration of southern design

    Southland Times, 11/07/2015
    Southern architectural designers were recognised at the Otago and Southland 2015 ADNZ Resene Architectural Design Awards last night.
  • Celebration of southern design

    Celebration of southern design

    Southland Times, 11/07/2015
    Southern architectural designers were recognised at the Otago and Southland 2015 ADNZ Resene Architectural Design Awards last night.
  • Spectacular homes win architecture awards

    Spectacular homes win architecture awards

    Nelson Weekly , 07/07/2015
    Three Nelson architectural designers have claimed titles at the 2015 Resene Architectureal Design Awards, which were held on Friday evening
  • Milestones

    Milestones

    North Shore Times Advertiser, 07/07/2015
    Phil Mason designed alterations that won the ADNZ Residential Alterations and Additions Architectural Design Award at the Auckland and Northland Awards.
  • Bay home in national design awards

    Bay home in national design awards

    Bay of Plenty Times, 06/07/2015
    A thought provoking example of what can be acheived on a "cheeky little site" has won Tauranga architectural designer Brendon Gordon a place in the national design award finals.
  • Christchurch's award-winning homes - take a peak

    Christchurch's award-winning homes - take a peak

    The Press (Stuff), 04/07/2015
    Harmony in Redcliffs; a sense of theatre in Halswell and primal elements in Kennedy's Bush. These were the clinching features of the winning homes at the Canterbury-Westland Architectural Design Awards held in Christchurch on Friday night.
  • Regoin's architectural designs singled out

    Regoin's architectural designs singled out

    Nelson Mail, 04/07/2015
    Innovative works from three Nelson architectural designers have been recognised at the 2015 Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • Christchurch homes win design awards

    Christchurch homes win design awards

    Weekend Press, 04/07/2015
    Harmony in Redcliffs, a sense of theatre in Halswell and primal elements in Kennedy's Bush.
  • Waikato designer takes out three architecture awards

    Waikato designer takes out three architecture awards

    Waikato Business News, 01/07/2015
    Waikato Architectural Designers competed last night (20 June 2015) to take out regional titles at the 2015 ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • Manly bach renovation takes top regional award

    Manly bach renovation takes top regional award

    Hibiscusmatters, Hibiscus Coast Auckland, 01/07/2015
    The awards just keep on coming for David Maurice of Ltd rchitectural in Silverdale.
  • Mahurangi designers standout in architecture awards

    Mahurangi designers standout in architecture awards

    Mahurangimatters, Auckland, 01/07/2015
    Architectural designers from Mahurangi picked up more than their fair share of awards at the annual Auckland and Northland 2015 ADNZ|Resene Architectural Design Awards last month.
  • Ding, dong ... GONG!

    Ding, dong ... GONG!

    Commercial Property New Zealand, 01/07/2015
    Seems 'tis the season for accolades, so for the record here's some recent notabilities.
  • Designer scores Jackpot in first time award entries

    Designer scores Jackpot in first time award entries

    Cambridge Edition, Waikato, 01/07/2015
    Tjis is turning out to be a good year - a very good year - for Aaron Guerin of Cambridge-based LAD Architecture.
  • Award trifecta for lake cabin

    Award trifecta for lake cabin

    Whakatane News, Bay of Plenty, 25/06/2015
    A cabin built at Lake Tarawera has taken one of the two top honours at the ADNZ Resene Architecture Design Awards.
  • Architects awarded for innovation in design

    Architects awarded for innovation in design

    Rodney Times (Stuff), 24/06/2015
    A small family home with a big design element, a woolshed conversion, a township's bedraggled iconic pub makeover, and a beach-side bach renovation have scooped top architectural awards.
  • Waikato architectural designer wins top awards

    Waikato architectural designer wins top awards

    Waikato Times, 23/06/2015
    A Waikato man has taken three regional awards at the ADNZ Architectural Design Awards this year.
  • Waikato designer wins three architecture awards

    Waikato designer wins three architecture awards

    Southland Times Stuff & Stuff home and property, 22/06/2015
    Waikato architectural designer Aaron Guerin won a residential alterations and additions award for his work on a rundown historic villa in Cambridge.
  • High Praise for Church style

    High Praise for Church style

    Daily Post, Rotorua Bay of Plenty, 22/06/2015
    A Rotorua architect has almost completed a clean sweep at a regional architectural design awards by taking home five of the six on offer.
  • In pictures: Auckland's award-winning architecture

    In pictures: Auckland's award-winning architecture

    Stuff, 20/06/2015
    A small family home with a big design element, a woolshed conversion, a township's bedraggled iconic pub given a makeover, and a beach-side bach renovation.
  • Our house is a very, very, very, fine house

    Our house is a very, very, very, fine house

    Kapiti Weekly News, 17/06/2015
    As part of the first ever community house building project being run on the coast by Mitre 10 MEGA Kapiti, Paraparaumu business ADarchitecture has stepped in with a generous offer.
  • Old pa sight makes for a challenging build

    Old pa sight makes for a challenging build

    Eastbourne Herald, 30/05/2015
    When the sight of the old Point Howard Fire Station went up for sale, the small building platform and steep-bank meant few were interested.
  • Kaimata retreat, a decade in the news

    Kaimata retreat, a decade in the news

    Scope, 25/05/2015
    Ten years after it wads designed and built, Kaimata Retreat has brought architect Will Lewis of lewis Architecture, Dunedin, yet more accolades.
  • No place like home

    No place like home

    Scope, 25/05/2015
    When presented with the opportunity to rebuild the home of an elderly women after it was destroyed in the Canterbury earthquakes, Architectural Designer Peter Wynyard took a unique approach.
  • Stunning in every way

    Stunning in every way

    Southland Times, 09/05/2015
    If quality is what you're after, then quality is what you're going to get.
  • Happy staff love working together

    Happy staff love working together

    Manawatu Standard, 30/04/2015
    Emerge Architecture directors Phil Stanfield and Marty Horn say they are very proud of their team.
  • Red hot ideas

    Red hot ideas

    Metropol, 23/04/2015
    ADNZ's upcoming 'Stirring the Imagination' seminars with internationally acclaimed Melbourne architectural duo, Debbie Ryan and Robert McBride of McBride Charles Ryan, is an event not to be missed by all those passionate about architectural design
  • Architecture talk

    Architecture talk

    The Press, 01/04/2015
    Award-winning Australian husband and wife team, architect Rob McBride and interior designer Debbie Ryan of McBride Charles and Ryan.
  • Scheme aims to speed up consent process

    Scheme aims to speed up consent process

    Building Innovations NZ, 01/04/2015
    Hastings based company SS Homes is part of a pilot scheme initiated by the Hastings District Council to speed up the consent process
  • Focus on renovation

    Focus on renovation

    Hawkes Bay Weekend, 28/03/2015
    This family home was originally built in 1996 and is located in a beautiful semi-rural situation in Havelock North
  • Saving space and energy

    Saving space and energy

    The Press, 04/03/2015
    Apartment living is the norm for millions of people around the world. Space is often premium.
  • Building dream houses

    Building dream houses

    The Press, 04/03/2015
    A home is probably the biggest financial commitment you will ever make. How can you ensure success, asks David Killick
  • Local designs among country's best

    Local designs among country's best

    Canterbury Rebuild, 01/03/2015
    Two award winning Canterbury designers feature in this year's issue of Defign magazine released recently.
  • Designing a pacific island retreat

    Designing a pacific island retreat

    Metropol , 26/02/2015
    Take a base of contemporary bach aesthetic, add a measure of traditional Pacific design and a good splash of island sophistication and the result will look something like...
  • Small Home Revolution

    Small Home Revolution

    New Zealand Herald , 26/02/2015
    Throughout New Zealand architectural designers are finding a growing number of clients want homes where the floor plan is less than 150m2.
  • Couple enjoy inside look at process

    Couple enjoy inside look at process

    Business North, 01/02/2015
    Maurice and Marije Regeer operate their busy architectural design business MnM Design at Te Puke in the Bay of Plenty
  • Cool Barn

    Cool Barn

    Build, 01/11/2014
    A black barn that is also a home took out the supreme prize in the National ADNZ Resene Architectural Award 2014.
  • 1970's home converted to a stunner

    1970's home converted to a stunner

    Hauraki Herald, 24/10/2014
    A Coromandel home has been awarded a prestigious national architecture award at the 2014 Architectural Designers New Zealand (ADNZ) / Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • Compact homes designed to provide affordability

    Compact homes designed to provide affordability

    Howick Times, 13/10/2014
    A simple but elegant coastal family home has won a national design award for an Auckland designer.
  • Architectural Designers NZ gala awards night

    Architectural Designers NZ gala awards night

    Sunday Star Times, 05/10/2014
    Photos from the gala dinner
  • Todds terrace tucker takes trophy

    Todds terrace tucker takes trophy

    Mountain Scene , 02/10/2014
    A Dunedin designer has won a national award for a Queenstown home that's described as "absolutely stunning".
  • Modern Barn scoops design award

    Modern Barn scoops design award

    NZ Herald, 01/10/2014
    Modern Barn Form by Tane Cox of Red Architecture, supreme winner of the ADNZ Resene Architectural Design Award 2014.
  • Cool black barn wins supreme award

    Cool black barn wins supreme award

    The Press, 01/10/2014
    An innovative black barn structure has been awarded the 2014 Supreme National ADNZ (Architectural Designers of New Zealand) / Resene Architectural Design Award.
  • Black Barn wins National architecture award

    Black Barn wins National architecture award

    National Business Review, 30/09/2014
    An innovative black barn structure has been awarded the 2014 Supreme National ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Award.
  • Modern barn wins top NZ design award

    Modern barn wins top NZ design award

    Stuff.co.nz, 30/09/2014
    Tane Cox's Modern Barn Form built in Whatawhata, Waikato, took out the supreme award at this years ADNZ Architectural Design Awards.
  • Waikato architect firm wins top award

    Waikato architect firm wins top award

    Waikato Times, 30/09/2014
    A Waikato man has taken out the supreme award at the ADNZ Architectural Design awards this year.
  • Resene Architectural Design Awards

    Resene Architectural Design Awards

    ArchitectureNOW , 29/09/2014
    A barn-like home has been awarded the top prize in the 2014 National ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • Black 'barn' wins architecture award

    Black 'barn' wins architecture award

    National Business Review, 29/09/2014
    An innovative black barn structure has been awarded the 2014 Supreme National ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Award.
  • Homes of distinction by design

    Homes of distinction by design

    The Press, 27/09/2014
    Liz McDonald looks at the winning homes in an architectural design competition.
  • Winning designs

    Winning designs

    Waikato Times, 27/09/2014
    Two Waikato designers picked up multiple national prizes at the 2014 ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards last night.
  • National Award Winner

    National Award Winner

    Southland Times, 27/09/2014
    This Queenstown home known as Il Viaggio has won architect Gary Todd the national award for Residential New Home over 300 square metres at the Resene Architectural Design Awards, announced last night.
  • Redwood loos win top award

    Redwood loos win top award

    Rotorua Daily Post , 26/09/2014
    The Redwood Forest visitor centre toilets, designed by Rotorua architectural designer Darryl Church, have won a national award for best commercial and industrial designs in New Zealand.
  • Crisp, compact bach wins award

    Crisp, compact bach wins award

    Te Puke Times, 14/08/2014
    Te Puke-based MnM Designs, owned and operated by recent European settlers, husband and wife, Maurice Regeer and Marijie Hoornstra, has again made the final of the Central North Island ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • Drawn to a career in design

    Drawn to a career in design

    Otago Daily Times, 26/07/2014
    Interview with Reece Warnock
  • Architectural award for Ohakune bach

    Architectural award for Ohakune bach

    Ruapehu Bulletin, 22/07/2014
    The winning "residential compact" house in this region's architectural awards is a "crisp, compact house provides a warm and inviting retreat from the ski fields," according to the judges.
  • Design honours

    Design honours

    Manawatu Standard, 21/07/2014
    A Palmerston North construction company and designer has won honours at the annual regional Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • Simply the best in its Ohakune setting

    Simply the best in its Ohakune setting

    Wanganui Chronicle, 19/07/2014
    A simple Ohakune bach has won one of the top awards in this year's regional ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • Innovation in Forest Facilities

    Innovation in Forest Facilities

    Daily Post, 16/07/2014
    Some of Rotorua's newer facilities are notable for their creativity as much as their functionality.
  • Design recognised

    Design recognised

    Mountain Scene, 10/07/2014
    IL Viaggio, a home overlooking the Shotover River near Queenstown, won the residential new home over 300m2 award at the Otago-Southland ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • Canterbury's best architectural

    Canterbury's best architectural

    Metropol, 10/07/2014
    The best architectural designs in the Canterbury/Westland region were announced recently at the regional awards ceremony for the 2014 ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • Design Commended

    Design Commended

    Southland Express, 10/07/2014
    A house on the Oreti Plains near Winton designed by Gordon McMillan of KGR Architectural Design has been highly commanded in the 2014 ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • Award winning house design

    Award winning house design

    Rodney Times, 08/07/2014
    Here's proof that homes don't have to be huge to win architectural designs awards.
  • Relocatable pods

    Relocatable pods

    Whangarei Leader, 08/07/2014
    Ian Butt of Harris Butt Architecture has won an award for the Northland Port Corporation building at Ruakaka.
  • Seven regional awards for Otago designers

    Seven regional awards for Otago designers

    Otago Daily Times, 07/07/2014
    OTAGO designers claimed seven regional awards at the 2014 ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards, held in Invercargill on Friday.
  • Southern home designs bring accolades

    Southern home designs bring accolades

    Southland Times, 05/07/2014
    Southland and Otago stole the show at an architectural design awards last night, winning more awards than any other region.
  • Provocative Design

    Provocative Design

    Central Canterbury News, 02/07/2014
    Silo apartments at Little River were among regional winners at the national Architecture Design Awards run by Architectural Designers New Zealand and Resene.
  • Awards Prove Small is Beautiful

    Awards Prove Small is Beautiful

    Hibiscusmatters, 02/07/2014
    A modest home on a very steep site in Stanmore Bay impressed judges of the Auckland/Northland Architectural Design Awards held recently, winning the residential compact new home category.
  • Top designs 'astound and impress'

    Top designs 'astound and impress'

    The Press, 02/07/2014
    Winning houses in the 2014 Canterbury / Westland ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • Canterbury's best architectural designs lauded

    Canterbury's best architectural designs lauded

    Metropol, 01/07/2014
    The best architectural designs in the Canterbury / Westland region were announced Friday, June 27, at the regional awards ceremony for the 2014 ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • Worx where raw meets recycled

    Worx where raw meets recycled

    Northern Outlook, 28/06/2014
    An inviting, yet industrial feeling space in Rangiora has gained regional recognition as one of the best architectural designs in Canterbury / Westland
  • Accolades for creativity and skill

    Accolades for creativity and skill

    Stuff.co.nz, 28/06/2014
    Radical, bold, elegant, sophisticated, vivid, creative.
  • Beach house a win for Bay architectural designer

    Beach house a win for Bay architectural designer

    BOP Times, 23/06/2014
    Local architectural designer Richard Hale has just added another accolade to his list of accomplishments after taking out a top design award.
  • Wild toilet design lifts award

    Wild toilet design lifts award

    Daily Post, 23/06/2014
    Redwood Visitor Centre dunnies charm the judges.
  • Wild toilet design lifts award

    Wild toilet design lifts award

    NZ Herald, 23/06/2014
    Rotorua architectural designer Darryl Church has added another award to his growing list.
  • Bay design win architect awards

    Bay design win architect awards

    Sunlive, 22/06/2014
    Two Bay of Plenty designs have won best architectural designs in the Bay of Plenty region.
  • Bay architect designers take our top awards

    Bay architect designers take our top awards

    NZ Herald, 22/06/2014
    Two of the best Bay of Plenty architectural designs were announced at the regional awards ceremony for the 2014 ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards last night.
  • Five Auckland homes nail top design kudos

    Five Auckland homes nail top design kudos

    Weekend Herald, 21/06/2014
    Small to medium homes category shows houses on a budget can showcase good design, says judges.
  • Five Auckland homes nail top design kudos

    Five Auckland homes nail top design kudos

    NZ Herald, 21/06/2014
    Seven new Auckland and Northland buildings won design awards last night, picked for their outstanding characteristics.
  • Designer showcase

    Designer showcase

    The Invercargill Eye, 19/06/2014
    Mitre 10 Mega assistant store manager Wayne Leary with KGR Architectural Design representative Gordon McMillan discuss the architectural design boards on display at Mitre 10 Mega this week.
  • Eagle's Nest

    Eagle's Nest

    Scope, 01/06/2014
    The brief called for a contemporary style, with a rustic Coromandel aspect to accommodate the client's style.
  • Diana Blake Design

    Diana Blake Design

    Scope, 01/06/2014
    Designed for the hardest clients in the world ...... My family and I!
  • Childhood memories bettered by design

    Childhood memories bettered by design

    NZ Herald, 11/05/2014
    Ex-pats longed for the summer vibe of their youth, and this award-winning house helped them rekindle the magic.
  • Leader by Design

    Leader by Design

    The Page, 01/03/2014
    As with all successful careers, there is a moment that marks the upward turning point.
  • Perfect for a rural family

    Perfect for a rural family

    Dominion Post, 15/03/2014
    A house tucked in at the foot of the Tararuas is hard to spot at first glance, which is just what the owners wanted.
  • New Magazine Celebrates ...

    New Magazine Celebrates ...

    NBR, 10/02/2014
    A new architectural design magazine, Defign has just beam launched to coincide with the ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • Introducing Defign

    Introducing Defign

    Scoop , 03/02/2014
    Introducing Defign ... a celebration of NZ Design.
  • Great design chronicled in Defign

    Great design chronicled in Defign

    Idealog, 04/02/2014
    ADNZ has launched Defign magazine, a new print publication cataloguing the winning entries from its annual Architectural Design Awards.
  • Aiming for Quality Design

    Aiming for Quality Design

    The Press, 15/01/2014
    A well designed house need not be difficult to achieve, writes Astrid Andersen.
  • Revealing Colour within

    Revealing Colour within

    Habitat , 05/12/2013
    Earthy on the outside, bright inside.
  • A Slice of Country

    A Slice of Country

    Scope Magazine, 01/12/2013
    Creating a home that blends into the landscape and its rural surrounds was part of the brief for architectural designer Brynn McCauley on this project.
  • Grand Designs

    Grand Designs

    Urbis , 01/11/2013
    The winners of the Resene Architectural Design Awards
  • ADNZ Winner Offers Solutions

    ADNZ Winner Offers Solutions

    Build , 01/11/2013
    A cafe in Auckland's North Shore with a unique design philosophy has taken out the Supreme title at the 2013 ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • At Home At Work

    At Home At Work

    Homestyle, 01/11/2013
    In the first of a new series on the spaces in which people create, we talk to Tane Cox of Hamilton's Red Architecture about the place he feels most at home.
  • Cubular wins awards

    Cubular wins awards

    BOP Times, 15/10/2013
    Cubular wins award
  • Shipping Container cafe wins

    Shipping Container cafe wins

    NBR , 15/10/2013
    A North Shore café with a unique design philosophy has taken out the supreme title at the 2013 ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • Clever Homes for Smart People

    Clever Homes for Smart People

    Metropol, 10/10/2013
    Bob Burnett Architecture has established itself as a diverse multi award winning architectural firm providing full architectural services.
  • Nat. Architectural Awards

    Nat. Architectural Awards

    Metropol, 10/10/2013
    National winners
  • Home is where award is

    Home is where award is

    Coastal News , 10/10/2013
    Whangamata's Diana Blake continues to reap awards for her innovative building designs.
  • Nat Architectural Design Awards

    Nat Architectural Design Awards

    Metropol, 10/10/2013
    A Christchurch Architectural Designer has taken out top honours at the 2013 national ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • ADNZ Design Awards

    ADNZ Design Awards

    Star Times, 06/10/2013
    The prestigious national ADNZ Resene Architectural Design Awards were held on Friday last week at the newly refurbished Dunedin Town Hall.
  • Cafe takes top award

    Cafe takes top award

    Nth Harbour , 04/10/2013
    A cafe comprising four shipping containers has won a prestigious design award.
  • Local Pair Recognised

    Local Pair Recognised

    Te Puke Times, 01/08/2013
    A Te Puke couple have won three regional awards in this years ADNZ Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • Bay and Beyond

    Bay and Beyond

    Bay of Plenty Times, 26/07/2013
    Tauranga architectural designer Cameron Cotton won two major awards at the ADNZ Bay of Plenty architectural design awards.
  • Local swoops awards

    Local swoops awards

    Coastal News, 25/07/2013
    Whangamata's Diana Blake was named twice among top architectural designers in the Waikato region at the ADNZ Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • Celebration of Colour

    Celebration of Colour

    Havelock Press, 23/07/2013
    Hastings, McLaren Stainless has taken out top honours in the Resene Colour in Design category at the regional ADNZ Architectural Design Awards.
  • Compact Bach a Design Winner

    Compact Bach a Design Winner

    BOP Times, 22/07/2013
    Transforming a 40ft shipping container into a cosy cedar-clad bach emerged a winner.
  • Local Architect wins award

    Local Architect wins award

    Blenheim Sun , 19/07/2013
    A Port Underwood Road home has won a top award at the ADNZ Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • Italian flavour to 2013 Design Awards

    Italian flavour to 2013 Design Awards

    , 16/05/2013
    Italian architect Caterina Steiner has been selected to decide the 2013 winner of the prestigious ADNZ/Resene Architectural Design Awards.
  • 2012 ADNZ/Resene Design Awards

    2012 ADNZ/Resene Design Awards

    , 12/10/2012
    Discover the striking 2012 National ADNZ/Resene Design Award Winners
  • Dual Identity

    Dual Identity

    HOMESTYLE, 01/05/2011
    A Tauranga residence is not only a great family home, it's also a functional workplace for a busy architectural design firm.
  • Award-Winning Vision

    Award-Winning Vision

    Central Today, 01/01/2010
    Creating a powerful space which wows those entering it, without overwhelming, is not an easy feat, yet a Mt Maunganui home does all this and more.
  • Historial Restoration

    Historial Restoration

    HOMESTYLE, 01/07/2010
    A former school hall in the Abel Tasman has been lovingly restored, and now enjoys a new life as a family home and luxury B&B.
  • Treehouse Hideaway

    Treehouse Hideaway

    HOMESTYLE, 01/09/2010
    After years living in an original bungalow, Mark Callander devised a sympathetic renovation to bring his home into the 21st Century.
  • Bach to Basics

    Bach to Basics

    HOMESTYLE, 01/05/2010
    For this Marlborough couple, the wonderland of the West Coast is the perfect environment for a modern Kiwi bach.
  • Best of Both Worlds

    Best of Both Worlds

    HOMESTYLE, 01/05/2010
    For these homeowners the kiwi dream of living beachside in a simple bach while sustaining everyday life became a reality.
  • Winning Design

    Winning Design

    HOMESTYLE, 01/01/2011
    A major renovation in Auckland accommodates an extended family who like to entertain.
  • Rustic Kiwiana

    Rustic Kiwiana

    HOMESTYLE, 01/01/2011
    A one-acre valley site in rural Paraparaumu inspired the rustic design of this family home.
  • South Island First

    South Island First

    Vantage Report, 01/08/2009
    Wierwalker Architecure had to feel its way carefully along the design path that led to the construction of this 5 Green Star-rated office project.
  • Striving to Simplify

    Striving to Simplify

    Altherm News, 01/12/2009
    A ridgetop home on a rural Northland site gave Auckland architect John Irving the chance to relax and spread out.
  • Style of Bart Meo

    Style of Bart Meo

    APL Update, 01/10/2008
    "Visual heroics" was the description for Meo's Remuera creation and it's easy to see - standing at the front gate - that the claim could be more than hype.
  • Open & Intimate

    Open & Intimate

    Uno Magazine, 2008
    Brendon Gordon satisfies both the needs and wants in this beautiful residence. The Dams Family are super happy with their home!
  • Flair in the Forest

    Flair in the Forest

    Altherm News, 01/09/2008
    'Total Immersion' is a term more normally applied to learning a new language; Chris Tate gave the words an architectural twist in Auckland's Waitakere Ranges.
  • Let the light shine in

    Let the light shine in

    Uno Magazine, 2005
    Sitting proudly on Marine Parade, This stunning Brendon Gordon designed home has replaced the original family bach a two-and-a-bit bedroom stucco house circa late 40's
  • Beachfront Paradise. Found.

    Beachfront Paradise. Found.

    Uno Magazine,
    The coromandel is one of the most popular play grounds for the Bay of Plenty and Waikato Folk over the summer months.
  • Sublime Mount Beachfront

    Sublime Mount Beachfront

    Uno Magazine,
    Good Design is about pushing the envelope, the relationship of form and function which requires having a client who has the vision, the faith, and of course the budget to allow this to happen.
  • Pushing the Boundaries

    Pushing the Boundaries

    Uno Magazine,
    Really great architecture is all about pushing the boundaries. Creating something special that will stand the test of time to be admired in years to come