and gables, and schist-clad pillars. And it is this attention to detail, both in the design and construction, that makes every house stand out. Managing directors of Fowler Homes Taranaki Lauchlan and Sandy MacMil- lan say in the past 30 years the company has won multiple awards for its pro- jects. Many of these are fully customised houses, while other homes are built from existing plans, which are often modified to suit a family’s requirements. “We project manage the entire process, from the initial design sketch through to choosing an interior colour scheme,” says Sandy MacMillan. “And we often work right alongside professional designers.” For details, contact Fowler Homes Taranaki, 1128 Devon Rd, Bell Block, New Plymouth, phone the office (06) 755 4045, or Lauchlan MacMillan 027 205 0988, or Sandy MacMillan 021 557 623. Or visit the website: www.fowlerhomes.co.nz. see more online: search 39959 at Trendsideas.com Above left: This new home was designed and built by Fowler Homes Taranaki. The plaster exterior is contrasted by cedar fascias and cedar tongue-and- groove soffits and gables. Top and above: The spacious, open-plan living area opens to an expansive 120m 2 jarrah deck positioned to catch the sun. Special features of the kitchen include Borelli benchtops and white high-gloss and wood veneer cabinetry. As with all Fowler Homes projects, the house features many sustainable design initiatives, which ensure the home is as energy efficient as possible.