Architecture Now - Projects

Reviews and images of architecture, interior, building and landscape projects from AGM Publishing.
  1. Divine proportions: Station Cabin

    This Otago cabin is small yet perfectly formed, with quirky design features that expand the space in clever ways.
  2. Twinkling terrace: PerfPad

    Through a series of simple but effective alterations Northbourne Architecture and Design has transformed an existing terrace house into a more functional, light-filled home with a luminous street presence.
  3. California soul: Ray Kappe House

    Photographer Leslie Williamson steps into the Pacific Palisades home of this iconic Californian architect.
  4. ‘An elemental shrine’: Tinbeerwah House

    Resting on a steeply sloping, heavily damaged site, this house works to stabilise and rehabilitate the land.
  5. Creative capital

    Wellington is seeing a boom in its creative education sector and now its facilities are starting to follow suit.
  6. Light and colour: Karekare House

    An existing cottage has been transformed into a modern home filled with stunning views on the Kapiti Coast.
  7. Architectural origami: Victorian terrace

    Hatherlie House unfolds gracefully from a formal Victorian-era terrace into an expansive, contemporary living space.
  8. A deeper look: Westfield Newmarket

    Ashley Cusick gets the inside scoop on this $790 million redevelopment, set to redefine its Auckland city-fringe site.
  9. ‘Thrillingly Simple’: Possum Shoot Shed

    A pavilion formed from the remnants of a shed, this “thrillingly simple” project makes the most of its majestic site.
  10. 'A mammoth effort': Naenae Bowling Club

    A dynamic, innovative roof covers Naenae’s newest community hub: a progressive bowling club by Tennent Brown Architects.
  11. Eco icon: Sydney terrace house

    A home shared by humans, cats, chickens and fish combines cutting-edge architecture with off-the-grid green initiatives.
  12. Natural history: Valley Crescent House

    Made up of three gable forms, this lakeside home in Wanaka has incredible views from every room.
  13. Kaleidoscope in motion: LA house

    In this bombastic Los Angeles home, US designer Kelly Wearstler lets colour and pattern fall, shift and splatter with gusto.
  14. Pukehina: From farmland to Eco Village

    Landscape architect Richard Hart speaks about designing for the proposed Pukehina Eco Village in the Western Bay of Plenty.
  15. The Good Form

    Artist and designer Gidon Bing’s minimalist aesthetic has been put to work in the interior of a new design and gallery space.

Quote of the day

Architecture is not an inspirational business, it's a rational procedure to do sensible and hopefully beautiful things; that's all.

~ Harry Seidler, Austrian-born Australian architect