Home of the year

An inside look at the 2017 Home of the Year awards

Article by Home Magazine

HOME celebrated the best of New Zealand architecture at the 2017 Home of the Year awards, the country’s most prestigious prize for residential architecture

An inside look at the 2017 Home of the Year awards

Now in it’s 22nd year,  Home of the Year celebrates the best of New Zealand residential architecture. Awards include the subcategories of Best Small Home, Best City Home, Best Retreat and the Supreme award for Home of the Year.  The awards are blind to budget and scale, they reflect homes that are a pure expression of architectural thought, a unique intersection between a client’s brief and an architect’s vision.

Category winners:

Best Small Home: Pyramid Scheme by Patchwork Architecture
Best Retreat: Mahurangi House by Belinda George Architect
Best City Home and Home of the Year runner up: Courtyard House by Guy Tarrant Architect

With special thanks to primary sponsors Altherm Window Systems and sub-sponsor Samsung and product sponsors Antipodes, Crafters Union Wines and Estrella.

The winner of Home of the Year 2017


Words by
: Simon Farrell-Green. Photography by: Rebekah Robinson. Video by: Swell Productions.

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