Designed for versatility and changing family needs, the home's classic yet contemporary lines and elegant open spaces are ideal for a growing household.
From the exterior, the vertical nuances of this home accentuate its rural surrounds in the Wakatipu basin, an area surrounded by towering peaks.
Horizontal timber cladding in juxtaposition with the verticality of the rooflines portray an extensive home, yet one which is sympathetic to the vastness of its natural surrounds.
With extensive floor-to-ceiling thermal joinery, and additional triangular joinery incorporating the roofline, the design creates lofty spaces with a focus on the outdoors.
Interior specifications were dealt with in a hierarchy to preserve the desired layout but fit within a budget, allowing the main living areas, kitchen and bathroom to incorporate a decadent elegance while the bedrooms and other areas of the house are classic yet understated.
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Mason & Wales Architects is an award-winning Registered New Zealand Institute of Architects practice based in the South Island of New Zealand.
Mason & Wales is the first Architectural practice in the country, founded in 1863 by William Mason, the first Architect to live and work in New Zealand and the first Mayor of Dunedin.
During its history the firm has been responsible for the design of a large number of notable buildings throughout New Zealand, and has established valued relationships with clients, consultants and contractors alike.
Mason & Wales work with clients from all over the world on a range of projects of all sizes and types, including Master Planning, Institutional, Hospitality, Commercial, Multi-Residential, Houses and Interiors.
The team works collectively from their Dunedin office, and from Queenstown and Wanaka, with a commitment to making a positive contribution to the built environment. Mason & Wales designs and delivers architecture which strives to be enduring and sustainable to enrich the lives of our clients and the community.
Mason & Wales have built a reputation on the enduring principles of quality, value and professionalism, which is evident in their portfolio of completed work.