New Zealand Trends NZ New Home Trends Vol. 30/10

24\r\n\r\n52\r\n\r\ncontents\r\n6\r\n\r\nPROJECT PORTFOLIO\r\nUp close and personal With its solid schist walls and wraparound roof, this\r\ncourtyard house embraces the family, while absorbing the sheer grandeur of the\r\nlandscape beyond\r\n\r\n24\r\n\r\n16\r\n\r\nTIGHT SITES\r\nMeet the neighbours Turning the negatives of an awkward site into positives\r\nhas resulted in an unexpected design that welcomes visitors straight into the\r\nheart of this home\r\n\r\n52\r\n\r\n34\r\n\r\nSound of water This lakeside home is shaped by its tricky site, the views and\r\na quest for airy living spaces\r\n\r\nSeamless connections between rooms and the outdoors\r\ndeļ¬ne this house by DeForest Architects. Turn to pages\r\n42-51. Photography by Benjamin Benschneider.\r\n\r\n26\r\n\r\nFar-sighted A new semi-detached house pushes the envelope to maximise\r\nindoor-outdoor living spaces and a great view\r\n\r\n142\r\nCover\r\n\r\n8\r\n\r\nLine of sight Clean-lined and contemporary, this hillside home takes in estuary\r\noutlooks from most rooms\r\n\r\n42\r\n\r\nSUSTAINABLE LIVING\r\nWith a twist Designed to have an intimate connection to the rural landscape,\r\nthis house incorporates raw materials that have been left to warp and weather\r\n\r\n78\r\n\r\n54\r\n\r\nRaising the benchmark Sustainability is taken to a whole new level with this\r\nnew house, which was designed to German Passivhaus principlesr\r\n\r\n62\r\n\r\nNEW HOME ESSENTIALS\r\nPlanning is everything when you set out on a new home project, from your choice\r\nof home builder and materials to the appliances you select for your kitchen\r\n\r\nTOP 30\r\n\r\n142\r\n\r\nSummer days are on the way. These alfresco projects are as varied as they are\r\nwelcoming, with site, function and climate all playing their part\r\n\r\nNEW ZEALAND\r\n\r\nHOMES\r\nofficial media partners\r\n\r\nOUTDOOR SPACES\r\n\r\n174\r\n\r\nINDEX\r\n\r\nnew home\r\nhouse\r\napartment\r\narchitecture\r\ngarden\r\nlandscaping\r\nliving area\r\nopen plan\r\nkitchen\r\nbathroom\r\ndining room\r\nbedroom\r\nlaundry\r\nfurniture\r\nfireplace\r\ndeck\r\nfeature wall\r\nwindows\r\nroof\r\nflooring\r\nstaircase\r\nlighting\r\n\r\n\r\n