Finding a value for sunshine

A study released by Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust is the first research anywhere in the world to specifically evaluate the value buyers place on the sunshine hours received by different property. This puts some numbers on what we have been saying to clients for years – not so much the cost of

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Aonui wins at Wellington Architecture Awards 2016!

Aonui won at the recent 2016 Architecture Awards in the ‘Small Project’ category with a design for an Artist’s Studio. Martinborough Artist Studio.   The judges gave the following description: “The sloping roof line and corrugated aluminium cladding of this very charming artist studio and sleepout give just a hint of farm vernacular. Within the box, plywood

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Dominion Post profile of Richard Wright, architect

“Smart solutions the Wright way” says Dominion Post, 7 March 2015. Wellington’s Richard Wright is an entrepreneur, environmentalist and inventor as much as an architect and after 30 years in the industry he continues to push the boundaries of innovation when it comes to building houses. Jill Wild explains, in an architect profile. Richard Wright

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Stuff House of the Week: Central Otago

Have a look at the latest Stuff House of the Week, hope you like it as much as we do! One couple’s quest to “live lightly on the land” led to them creating the ultimate retreat – an environmentally friendly eco-home built right into nature. After downing tools to sail the world some years ago,

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Pirie St townhouse

Windows are about to go in at Pirie St! Looking forward to seeing the scaffolding come down in the next month so that we can see the latest addition to the neighbourhood.