Exterior of Tuarangi House by TOA Architects.

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The sharply angled roof balances the fragmented form of the home at the front. "We called the roof the ‘shark’s fin roof’ when we were designing it," says Craig. "It offers a formal counterpoint to the mass of the upstairs, but uses a sharp angle to create a dynamic form as the building goes down the site."

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