Spreading its design wings

  The story of Cecil Woods’ 1922 Public Trust Building in Christchurch City has been retold on a fresh slab of architectural elegance thanks to the masterfully clean and uncluttered style of Three Sixty Architecture.     The exciting restoration project won its designers two awards at this year’s The Te Kāhui Whaihanga, New Zealand […]

A winning transformation

  Sheppard and Rout is delighted with its win in the Public Architecture: Repurposed Spaces section of the NZIA regional awards for an incredible transformation of the new home for the Majestic Church.     “The fundamental approach to the site was to provide a layered integration from the street into the heart of the […]

Teamwork creates award-winner

  Design plus setting plus orientation led to a very clear win for Sheppard Rout in the regional round of the NZIA awards, housing section.     The stunning modernist home was designed and meticulously detailed for the architect’s own family. Set on a long north-south orientated site in Helmores Lane, the site is surrounded […]

Sterling, professional construction reputation: Clearwater Construction

  Mention the name Clearwater Construction and numerous local buildings immediately spring to mind.  

Go hard when it comes to timber: LMA Timber

Recycled Australian hardwood timbers bring something truly special to a building project. Whether you’re going for a rustic, natural look or something with a dressed finish, the versatility of these hardwoods is impressive, and on display at the LMA Timber showroom in Christchurch.     And the beauty of these timbers is more than superficial, […]

Monochrome Masterpiece: DJ Hewitt Builders

Moving from seaside to city was smooth sailing for a retired Christchurch couple, who had DJ Hewitt Builders at the helm the whole way through. When Marilyn and Neville Tiller’s Redcliffs home was earthquake damaged, Daryl Hewitt was the well-respected builder chosen to create their sanctuary on Carlton Mill Road.     “His work was […]