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The client brief for this 251sqm build was simple: an energy-efficient three-bedroom, two-bathroom home for their subdivided urban section on one of Feilding’s busiest roads. Coming from a traditional rural setting, this change from the familiar is bold and brilliant. Their modern eHaus not only has sophisticated street appeal, but boasts exceptional construction that meets rigorous performance standards for interior comfort, health and energy efficiency. This is a home that benefits its owners and the environment. On the exterior, multi-sized oblique Linea weatherboards, plaster and cedar shiplap add texture and interest alongside the coloursteel roof and thermally broken aluminium windows. Inside, the owners have added their personal touch with carefully considered design elements, such as a copper tiled splashback and an American white oak staircase. There are smart design details, including the large angular street-facing window that allows light to fall into the stairwell, providing an expansive effect to an otherwise compact space. It’s all so smart.

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REGION & CATEGORY:

Manawatu & Whanganui
Altus Window Systems New Home $750,000 - $1 Million