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“We based the home on our popular Cook design and modified it to suit the exposed coastal location,” says Sonntag. “At the request of the owners, we also tweaked elements of the interior to optimise solar penetration, appreciation of the views and indoor-outdoor flow – the airy living area opens to a large Kwila deck.” For details, contact GJ Gardner Homes, phone 0800 42 45 46, web: see more online: search 47934 at Facing page top: On this GJ Gardner home, James Hardie weatherboard cladding and Austral Designa Schist on the front entry and chimney offer great street presence. The cladding and the long-run Colorsteel roof were ideal for the coastal setting. Facing page lower, and above: The living-kitchen area has a raked ceiling creating an open, airy feel. Left: The home’s two bathrooms are spacious, modern and light-filled. search | save | share at