We are delighted to announce that Simon Blencowe from our Christchurch office is the Regional Category Award Winner in the 2018 Master Builders House of the Year Competition for his design of a Lyttelton house new build.
Our Urban Lodge design for Welhaus has been acknowledged by the Design Institute of New Zealand for Best Design for Diversity in Compact Design in Residential Interiors and was recently a finalist in their 2016 Residential Interiors Awards.
Conservation Minister, Hon. Dr Nick Smith arrived via sea kayak to open the new Anchorage Hut on 11 October 2013 in front of an enthusiastic crowd of invited guests and visitors. The local iwi gave the hut a dawn blessing followed by a lunchtime opening ceremony.
The opening of Anne Hut by Conservation Minister Kate Wilkinson is the most recent in a growing list of back country accommodation that has been designed by Pynenburg & Collins Architects for the great outdoors of the Conservation Estate.
It is not often you have to deal with truly extreme conditions when building in New Zealand, however the challenge we faced when designing the new tramping hut on Mt Angelus in Nelson Lakes National Park required innovative thinking.