Client Books - Page 41

The solution for the couple was a custom-designed and built Lockwood home that maximised the lake views. Peter Richards, Lockwood franchisee for Taupo, says the pair also wanted the home to blend in with the natural surroundings. As well, the house needed to work for just the two owners, yet be large enough for the extended family. “We worked closely with Above: To maximise a picturesque view, the owners of this lakefront property commissioned a customdesigned Lockwood home built by Peter Richards Builders. Three linked pods are stepped back from the lake, so that each one provides views to the water. The house is clad in cedar and built using the durable, lowmaintenance Lockwood system. Left: All the living areas and all of the five bedrooms open up to expansive terraces that wrap around the house. view article online at