This modern home in Tawa, Wellington, gained a number of structure awards when it was constructed, and now the proprietor is providing it up to a brand new household. However you will must be fast – tenders shut at 1pm tomorrow, March 2.
Designed by Tennent Brown Architects in 2012, the home gained an NZIA Wellington Department Award, Resene Color Award and Grasp Builders award in 2013.
The architects say the consumer required a home appropriate for one particular person, however able to accommodating company and an artwork assortment, and appropriate for entertaining. The views out to Porirua Harbour wanted to be maximised, however the design wanted to mitigate publicity to winds.
The design crew subsequently designed the home as a "wind fence". "The lengthy slender kind is aspected to the north and views, whereas permitting transparency and daylight to filter inside. This type supplies a sheltered out of doors house to the south of the dwelling."
One other particular function is an all-climate, glazed roof wintergarden house. This types the central entry lobby, so company can enter into a light-weight, heat house to flee the sometimes windy atmosphere.
The architects say the constructing kind and materiality are rural relatively than suburban, consistent with the additional-giant 12,722 sq.-metre website. This reinforces the connection to the broader panorama and references rural buildings.
Itemizing agent Bent Gilbert of Lowe & Co Realty says the 2-bed room home is the "greatest instance of contemporary design I've ever had the pleasure of selling".
"Our consumer constructed this as her 'dream house' – utilizing the perfect consultants, designers and supplies out there – and she or he has beloved each minute of residing right here. However now her enterprise pursuits are taking her out of city."
Gilbert says attendances at open houses over the previous fortnight have been "huge", and there's robust curiosity within the property, which has an RV of $900.000.
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