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    Default Home Renovation in Auckland

    Dramatic Zinc-Clad Structure with Stunning Views

    The original house on this waterfront site was a double-skin brick bungalow with warren-like rooms and little connection with the foreshore. The clients liked the traditional detailing of the existing house but wanted to maximize the aspect and views. Philosophically, a renovation was preferred to a new build and as a result, the focus of the design was on an amalgam of the old and new structures.

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    Again, the view is everything. But I really hate that Multi colour glass wall.
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    Yeah I hate the coloured glass thing. The rest is nice. I like the materials they used.
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    I think I'd like the glass wall if different colors were used - something earthy and muted. It looks too pediatrician's office by that wall. The views though? Aaaahhhhh.
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    The bathroom with the subway tile doesn't feel like it's even in the same house.....

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