// arthitectural / residence
  • As the brief was substantial, the overall form of the house needed to be pushed to the envelope limits. Naturally, there are also other considerations; the context and proximity of neighbouring homes, the daily sun path and the prevailing winds. Conceptually, the house is a raised reinforced concrete tube whose open ends are oriented in a […]


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  • This mixed use development is located on a beachfront site in Auckland’s eastern suburbs, looking north up the Hauraki Gulf to the mouth of theWaitemata Harbour,the North Shore and Rangitoto Island.The building occupies a corner site over two parcels of land, 387 Tamaki Drive and 6 Maheke Street. The lower level of 387 Tamaki contains […]


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In a privileged site occupied by an old and obsolete house, we face a dilemma: renovate or demolish such house in order to make way for a new residential project. In conjunction with the client we decide to go for the latter alternative and go ahead with the demolition, adjusting the topography according to the […]


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Inspired by stationary – pushpin and wall cork are two elements that come together. We need wall cork to stick the pin, but it just grows to a bigger scale and for different appliance. Pushpin cork is the combination of pin shape and cork, notice the simple shape and explore the material at the same time.  Combination the warm, […]


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