Te Whare-iti has won a national competition for infill housing, specifically designed for Auckland backyards but is proving equally popular elsewhere with buyers wanting small homes for their beach sections, lifestyle blocks and retirement villages.
Te Whare Iti
Extended family living under one roof for reasons of tradition rather than economic necessity is becoming common in New Zealand especially among the more recent immigrant community.
Nett Zero Box
The challenge of a net zero energy home in Central Otago – currently at design phase –is primarily one of maintaining thermal comfort throughout the temperature range between 35°C in summer and -10°C in winter.
Waikanae Active Solar House
This heavily insulated house is the second to be completed at Greenaway Gardens and demonstrates the flexibility of active solar design.