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Karangahake House
by MAKE Architects

David Straight

The Karangahake House is a prefabricated family home that draws attention to living simple and connecting with our environment.

The embodiment of efficient, economic and eco-friendly architectural values in a clean gable form, resembling classic "Kiwi Trampers Huts" bravely holds its own on a hilltop surrounded by dense native New Zealand forests.

Built on a tight budget at only 100m2, this three-bedroom home with an innovative outdoor room features fresh concepts, as well as carefully selected materials and finishes creating a curated optimum passive sustainable living environment.


This project has been longlisted in the rural house project category of Dezeen Awards 2020.

Architect: MAKE Architects
Project: Karangahake House

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