Seaside Luxury: Architectural beachside living in Sumner

Beachfront living doesn’t come more luxurious than the groundbreaking $120 million Beachside Sumner development. A collaboration between renowned architectural visionaries James Lunday and Roger Walker, it promises unparalleled luxury by the seaside. Beachside, is under way on the high-profile corner site of Marriner Street and the Esplanade. It will be completed with six separate buildings, […]

Add a glow to your cedar cladding: Cedar Tech

Cedar is known as the Rolls-Royce of cladding systems. Just like any premium product, it requires a premium and specialist level of service to maintain it. If you own a cedar-clad home or are looking at buying or building, denying maintenance requirements won’t make them go away. Cedar maintenance and restoration is a specialist trade, […]

Homes to get your heart racing: Heartland Homes

Our heart rate mirrors our feelings. When someone or something we love comes into view, it can send those beats per minute soaring. When relaxed and secure, the heartbeat returns to its comfortable resting rate. A Heartland home can have this very effect on people. The excitement of love at first sight leads to a […]

Ambitious for Christchurch: Alison Adams, CEO ChristchurchNZ

How do you create a clear vision and direction for the economic future of Ōtautahi Christchurch? That’s a question I’m confident we are answering with an innovative citywide framework called the Christchurch Economic Ambition. At the core of this ambition is the idea of transitioning towards a more regenerative economy, where sustainability is prioritised. ‘Regenerative’ […]

Creating metal magic

Buildings come in all shapes, sizes, designs, and materials, including an increasing number comprising various types of metal. Copper, roofing iron, and corrugated iron are all popular choices in modern architecture. Contemporary corrugated iron is extremely weatherproof, so it offers an excellent, cost-effective solution in areas exposed to wind, rain, snow, and hot, dry conditions. […]

Stylish townhouses near Riccarton Bush

Ever since the Deans family first settled the historic Riccarton Bush area, it has been a sought-after precinct in which to live. Properties don’t often come on the market there, so they’re quickly snapped up when they do. Even more rare is the opportunity to acquire a lovely new-build home in an older, established area. […]

Amazing architectural fittings: NH Design

Ah, the house hanker phenomenon. On a voyage through the socials, a flip through a gorgeous glossy, or down the rabbit hole of interior design on the internet, we can find ourselves admiring fabulous architectural fittings that just aren’t available in New Zealand. If you have been unable to replicate stunning windows and doors that […]

Solve your warmth problems: Envirosolve

For bringing warmth and ambience to a home, you can’t beat a bionic fire. The elemental nature of fire links us across the millennia. We find a depth of meaning and connection in sitting beside a fire that is just not available from any other heat source. The complexities arise when we need an Ultra […]

Superb solutions: Priority Projects

Clients that return again and again are the best barometer of a company’s success. The combination of customer satisfaction and a local business that thrives with recurring and new word-of-mouth clients creates a winning cycle. When it comes to design and construction, Priority Projects is the home of repeat clients. “We have once again been […]

$30 million urgent funding needed for cathedral

Christ Church Cathedral Reinstatement Limited (CCRL) has four months to find the project a new funding pathway, or it will be “mothballed” indefinitely. Chair of CCRL Mark Stewart announced, early in April, that the group has until August this year to secure a funding pathway to reinstate the iconic cathedral, largely destroyed in the 2011 […]