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This book showcases design-conscious New Zealand houses that embrace a more sustainable way of living. This is the ideal reference for those considering how to build or renovate a home in a more ecologically responsive way.
This book explores 40 of New Zealand's most outstanding residential projects in locations ranging from intensely urban to spectacularly remote. This is a highly collectable survey of some of New Zealand's most innovative and interesting homes.
This book provides a fascinating look into the rapidly growing tiny-house movement and showcases 40 innovative small-space dwellings from across the US, Canada, Japan, Australia and New Zealand.
As housing pressures continue, families are finding innovative solutions in heritage buildings, purpose-built developments and spaces fashioned out of disused commercial interiors. This book celebrates the diversity with this style of living.
This book covers the many historical and social aspects around railway houses and those who lived in them. Railway houses and the nearby railway environment where they were located are extensively featured.
Prefab houses were thought of as cheap, small, standard homes. However, today's prefab home is design rich, high-quality, and readily customised to individual sites and needs. This book documents challenges and accomplishments of prefab houses.
New Zealand's distinctive state houses from the 1930s and '40s are an enduring symbol of this country's egalitarian values. This title pays tribute to the New Zealand state house - and explores what it still offers us today.
John Walsh and Patrick Reynolds cover 60 of their projects built since 2007 ranging from studios to homes in this book. It is both a celebration and a sourcebook of New Zealand's best architectural work.
A look at a range of small houses around New Zealand, and the strategies the owners used to get a toehold in the tight housing market. The houses range in size from 100 square metres right down to a very cosy 34 square metres!
From the unlikeliest of beginnings, character-filled spaces have emerged that imbue their owners' daily lives with a unique sense of history. This title showcases examples of New Zealand's early architecture being recycled for modern-day living.
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