Interior features New Zealand interior architecture and design across workplace, corporate, retail, hospitality, education, public, and other interior commercial environments.
SENSE OF THEATRE • Located at the top of Auckland’s Khyber Pass Road, Lillius is a new restaurant with the right mix of luxe and grit to fit with its city-fringe neighbourhood.
SERVING OF COTTAGE PIE • A small, unassuming worker’s cottage in Wellington’s Aro Valley has taken on a new lease of life with the opening of Rita, a restaurant by the people behind City Gallery’s Nikau Café.
NET ZERO ACCOMMODATION • A campground in Otago’s idyllic Glenorchy is hoping to lead by example in sustainability.
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CORENET SYMPOSIUM • Designing inspiring buildings that will create great experiences for their occupants.
THE FLETCHER EFFECT • New Zealand designer Fletcher Vaughan relaunches the brand behind his recognisable furniture design.
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MARCEL WANDERS • This Dutch product and interior designer is best known as art director and co-founder of design label Moooi. Rufus Knight caught up with Wanders ahead of his arrival in New Zealand.
RING THE DEAL BELL • Commercial property owner and developer Goodman delivers a sustainable new workspace for its own deal-makers.
ALPINE COMFORTS • Federico Monsalve explores the QT Queenstown Hotel and discovers a colourful environment with a few well thought out signature moves.
GOLDEN AGE OF TRAVEL • Online Republic sought an interior that reflected it’s corporate culture. The result is a new workplace that takes staff on a vacation to the heyday of travel.
CREATIVE COLLISIONS • Opened during 2017 in Wynyard Quarter, GridAKL is New Zealand’s largest co-working campus and a crucial element of the city’s innovation precinct. Camille Khouri looks into what makes this building special, how it works and why it was created.
THE WATERDOG SINT-TRUIDEN, BELGIUM • Klaarchitectuur has transformed this heritage-listed chapel into a new work and event space with a stacked-box composition that stands in sharp contrast to the original structure.
BLACK MIRRORS • Federico Monsalve explores the potentially disruptive ideas behind Cross Reality and Camille Khouri interviews some firms around the country which are using the technology in their everyday work.
Justin Wright • Assembly Architects, Queenstown
Stephen Voyle • Managing Principal, Context Architects
Tim Stephens • Digital Innovation Lead, Jasmax
THE FUTURE OF WORKSPACE IS ABOUT WORKERS • Workspaces of the future will be centred on the needs of the people (and technology) who work in them as never before – but not necessarily in the ways we imagine. This was one of the themes at the Pacific Rim Real Estate Society Conference hosted by the University of Auckland Business School in January. Professor Deborah Levy, head of the Business School’s Department of Property, shares these insights from the event.
PERSONAL SPACE • Fritha Hobbs is an architectural graduate at Strachan Group Architects. Here she shares some of the things she’s enjoying reading and listening to.