26.02.13 by Nick Sayes

4 Modern New Zealand Homes Embrace Land and Sea

New York based NYC/Chicago Architect and Architectural writer John Hill has posted are well interpreted review of New Zealand home design which he has demonstrated with four recent DMA projects – Korora, Elmstone, Lucerne and Raumati.

Journey to the southern hemisphere to see an architect’s unique way of addressing the region’s topography and waterside views

After resolving this year to virtually visit New Zealand, I started to dig through photos and profiles of professionals from that country, and in the course discovered Daniel Marshall Architects. The four modern residences he has shared on Houzz are beautiful, and they make me wonder how they respond to the country’s particular conditions. Marshall’s blog helps a little in this regard; as he says, “New Zealanders value a strong connection with their environment,” and “we believe there is a certain commonality in the way New Zealanders tend to live … reflected in the arrangement of open, private, indoor and outdoor spaces.”

Read the article on Houzz

Its a great article with some interesting comments collecting at the bottom of the post.

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