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The aim of the Mangawhai House was to create a high end family home made entirely from locally made plantation timber products of low or zero toxicity, negating the need to use imported timbers of questionable environmental credentials.
Mike Greer Homes has recently completed a stylish range of townhouses in Auckland’s up and coming Hobsonville Point, a project which required cladding that was both durable and beautiful.
Perched on Raglan’s hills, the Banks House is an exposed set of homes on New Zealand’s rugged west coast. The owners had a desire for a natural wood cladding with the ability to withstand harsh UV levels and dark colour coatings.
The natural looking timber home, nestled amongst an array of natives including Pohutukawas and Nikau palms, is rich in heritage and tells an endearing story.
It’s not often that one associates love with logging but for Morgan and Shirley Donelley, sawmills and forestry have been at the heart of their lasting marriage and family legacy.
From a barren lakeside section to a charming barn-style holiday home in just one hundred days, Kiwi couple, Hamish and Anita Dodd, have set a new benchmark on the standard of home that can be beautifully crafted on shoestring budget and an ambitious timeframe.