Tawapou Retreat - Tutukaka

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This Tutukaka home is something spectacular. With views to the Poor Knights Islands and surrounding bush, the home designed by Herbst Architects complements its environment perfectly. The home is a natural balance of different building materials, from rammed earth exterior walls to concrete, with metal and cedar accents throughout. With well thought out room proportions and a design focussed on allowing maximum light to enter the home, it has a bright, relaxed, open-plan flow. 

The home is built in two forms, connected by a glass walkway to maximise the stunning views no matter where in the home you are. Clever design and construction came together to provide shading that is not only practical but eye-catching, to prevent the home overheating in the summer sun, while rainscreens provide stunning light patterns through the home. Extra special features include a covered outdoor room with cedar rain screens, spotted gum flooring and an open fire, plus a beautiful in-ground outdoor pool. The home won the 2020 New Zealand Institute of Architects Auckland Region Award [LINK https://www.nzia.co.nz/awards/local/award-detail/9132] and has been featured in Home Magazine and Urbis Magazine.

AWARDS
2020 New Zealand Institute of Architects Auckland Region Award

PUBLICATIONS
Featured in Home Magazine and Urbis Magazine

Architect
Herbst Architects

Build Time
2 years

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Tawapou Retreat - Tutukaka

This Tutukaka home is something spectacular. With views to the Poor Knights Islands and surrounding bush, the home designed by Herbst Architects complements its environment perfectly. The home is a natural balance of different building materials, from rammed earth exterior walls to concrete, with metal and cedar accents throughout. With well thought out room proportions and a design focussed on allowing maximum light to enter the home, it has a bright, relaxed, open-plan flow. 

The home is built in two forms, connected by a glass walkway to maximise the stunning views no matter where in the home you are. Clever design and construction came together to provide shading that is not only practical but eye-catching, to prevent the home overheating in the summer sun, while rainscreens provide stunning light patterns through the home. Extra special features include a covered outdoor room with cedar rain screens, spotted gum flooring and an open fire, plus a beautiful in-ground outdoor pool. The home won the 2020 New Zealand Institute of Architects Auckland Region Award [LINK https://www.nzia.co.nz/awards/local/award-detail/9132] and has been featured in Home Magazine and Urbis Magazine.

AWARDS
2020 New Zealand Institute of Architects Auckland Region Award

PUBLICATIONS
Featured in Home Magazine and Urbis Magazine

Architect
Herbst Architects

Build Time
2 years

Visit professional's website
Enquire about the process / fees
Contact details

Professionals used on this project

Also from RHJ Builders Ltd.

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Tawapou Retreat - Tutukaka

This Tutukaka home is something spectacular. With views to the Poor Knights Islands and surrounding bush, the home designed by Herbst Architects complements its environment perfectly. The home is a natural balance of different building materials, from rammed earth exterior walls to concrete, with metal and cedar accents throughout. With well thought out room proportions and a design focussed on allowing maximum light to enter the home, it has a bright, relaxed, open-plan flow. 

The home is built in two forms, connected by a glass walkway to maximise the stunning views no matter where in the home you are. Clever design and construction came together to provide shading that is not only practical but eye-catching, to prevent the home overheating in the summer sun, while rainscreens provide stunning light patterns through the home. Extra special features include a covered outdoor room with cedar rain screens, spotted gum flooring and an open fire, plus a beautiful in-ground outdoor pool. The home won the 2020 New Zealand Institute of Architects Auckland Region Award [LINK https://www.nzia.co.nz/awards/local/award-detail/9132] and has been featured in Home Magazine and Urbis Magazine.

AWARDS
2020 New Zealand Institute of Architects Auckland Region Award

PUBLICATIONS
Featured in Home Magazine and Urbis Magazine

Architect
Herbst Architects

Build Time
2 years

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Enquire about the process / fees
Contact details
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