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House of the Week: A Sleek Modern Home Is Also Family-Friendly


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The site of this family home outside Queenstown, New Zealand is in a slight depression, and surrounded by mountains, so architect Bergendy Cooke kept the footprint small and built upwards to give access to the views. Inside, family-friendly details abound, including a custom bunk bed.

The downstairs area is floored in polished concrete, and flanked on the north side by huge full-height windows through...
The architect specifically chose a palette of natural finishes, including the polished concrete floor that flows the...
The combination bunk bed and playhouse is another whimsical gesture the architect designed specifically for her two...
Cooke clad the building in a black-stained, sustainably-grown Canadian cedar, a durable choice that ages well and...
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