Collection by Allie Weiss

House of the Week: Indoor-Outdoor New Zealand Getaway


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Our fans loved this modern version of the New Zealand "bach" house. The structure consists of two rectangular, cedar-clad pavilions of different lengths, connected by a walkway that is permeable to the elements.

The bach features a series of moveable wall-sized glass panels and screens that define light, shade, and shelter, and...
The building is wrapped in a skin of silvery grey western red cedar. There are no windows visible from the street.
The living area is designed for entertaining. On sunny days, the glass walls slide back so it’s totally open.
High clerestory windows provide light over the indoor kitchen, with its Gaboon ply cabinets and joinery designed by the...