Cardrona River House

Cardrona River House

Architect
Mason & Wales Architects
Location
Wanaka, New Zealand | View Map
Project Year
2012
Category
Private Houses
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Product Spec Sheet

ElementBrandProduct Name
Shadowclad CHH Woodproducts
Bandsawn cedar JSC Timber
Internal wallsKnauf
Blinds and drapesLuxaflex®
Kitchen and bathroom cabinetryMojo Modern Joinery
Paints and varnishesResene

Product Spec Sheet
Shadowclad
Bandsawn cedar
Internal walls
by Knauf
Blinds and drapes
Kitchen and bathroom cabinetry
Paints and varnishes
by Resene

Cardrona River House, Wanaka

Mason & Wales Architects as Architects

The 400m2 house is positioned on a linear terrace overlooking the working farmland of River Run Station – and the Cardrona River – on the outskirts of Wanaka. The simple post and beam structure navigates a hillside descent on three levels while an arrangement of stone, timber and glass elements responds to the climate, culture and lifestyle of Central Otago.

 

“The clients, a young American family living overseas, had a good understanding of what they wanted to achieve and how they would use the property. They wanted a house that serves as a getaway and retreat from their day-to-day urban life in Hong Kong. The client showed a true appreciation of the landscape, climate, culture and lifestyle of this part of New Zealand.” Hamish Muir, Director, Mason & Wales Architects.

 

Founded in 1863, Mason & WalesArchitects is the oldest architecturalpractice in New Zealand. The practicehas established and maintaineda reputation for quality designand the preparation of industry-leadingtechnical and constructiondocumentation.

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