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The King Road house is on the cover and features in Issue 17, Spring 2010, of HOUSES magazine:

"The house sits at the foot of the Brynderwyn mountain ranges on a rural block five kilometers west of the Mangawhai estuary. Its proximity to 'real' barns, while they're mostly dilapidated, draws attention to their similarities in form and materials. The house has a long thin plan, its walls constructed from timber and concrete block, with a corrugated metal gable roof."


The Wintle Street house features in Issue 20, Winter 2011, of HOUSES magazine:

"This stunning coastal property has been owned by the same family for the past 100 years and their wish was to keep it that way for the foreseeable future. It is a narrow parcel of land rising steeply from the sea and beach, with the top contour 95 metres above sea level. The single level house sits low, stepping down to meet the natural landscaping. This is to lessen the bulk on the ridge line and to minimise wind loading. With the house sitting across the ridge, it also met the geotechnical restraints of the site, which included concrete piles closest to the steep bank. The intention was to place the house on the land without too much disruption; the land was not adjusted to suit."

 
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