Poynters Cresent

Completed 2016

Tucked into a steeply sloping section this home was born out of a journey that started as a simple alteration but ended up as a near complete rebuild.The existing 112m² house was anchored to the site via solid concrete basement walls but had not been well loved. Internally the rooms were awkwardly arranged with corridors taking up a reasonable portion of the available footprint, and two large bedrooms the majority of the rest.The clients liked the humble nature of the existing house but required a home that could adapt when their grown up children came back to stay. The idea was to create a home that was relaxed and easy to live in, spaces that layered up over each other, with intimate garden views and a distant one to the sea.

Contractor: Chris Andrew

Photographer: Kate MacPherson

NZIA Nelson Marlborough Architecture Award 2018 - Housing - Alterations and Additions
NZIA Resene Colour Award 2018