From humble beginnings, Home of the Year has become the country’s most prestigious prize for residential architecture. We look back at the award’s 22 diverse winners
The Home of the Year winners from the past 21 years
1996: Patrick Clifford and the Architectus team designed his Auckland home.
1997: Twin townhouses in Grey Lynn, Auckland, by Felicity Wallace.
1998: A Bay of Islands holiday retreat by Pete Bossley of Bossley Architects.
1999: Gerrad Hall designed his own home in Ponsonby, Auckland.
2000: A Northland house by Jeff Fearon and Tim Hay of Fearon Hay Architects.
2001: Gerald Parsonson of Parsonson Architects’ own Kapiti Coast retreat.
2002: A Remuera, Auckland, home by Stevens Lawson Architects.
2003: Ken Crosson of Crosson Clarke Carnachan’s Coromandel holiday home.
2004: A Bay of Islands holiday retreat by Pete Bossley of Bossley Architects.
2005: A house in the King Country by Mitchell and Stout Architects.
2006: A Wellington house by Hugh Tennent of Tennent and Brown Architects.
2007: An Auckland family home by Stevens Lawson Architects.
2008: The ‘Signal Box’ house in Masterton by Melling Morse Architects
2009: A home on Waiheke Island by Mitchell and Stout Architects.
2010: A Wanaka home by Steven Lawson.
2011: A home by Michael O’Sullivan of Bull O’Sullivan at Karekare, West Auckland.
2012: A holiday home at Piha by Lance and Nicola Herbst of Herbst Architects.
2013: A Waiheke Island clifftop home by Stevens Lawson Architects.
2014: Twin cabins on the Kaipara Harbour by Nat Cheshire of Cheshire Architects.
2015: The E-Type House by Richard Naish of RTA Studio.
2016: A Coromandel retreat by Lance and Nicola Herbst of Herbst Architects.
2017: A courtyard house in Cambridge by Christopher Beer Architect.