Trends New Zealand Trends Volume 32 No 3 New Zealand - Page 48

Dynamic duo Two independent L-shaped structures with very different characters combine to form a home that perches delicately on its sloping tropical site search | save | share at It’s not unusual for a client to ask their architect to design a house that’s unique – and then have second thoughts when the first concepts are produced. But architect John Bulcock experienced just the opposite when working with the client on the new home featured here. “He was very open and adventurous,” says Bulcock. “He didn’t want anything generic, though he didn’t want things to be different just for the sake of it. “So he was pushing me, and there were times when I had to rein in ideas that