Ar­chi­tects hon­oured

Central Otago Mirror - - NEWS - Photo: MA­RINA MATTHEWS

struc­tures. Pri­vate dwellings in Cen­tral Otago that col­lected awards were Alexan­dra Tent House, de­signed by Irv­ing Smith Jack Ar­chi­tects; Emer­ald Bluffs House, in Wanaka, by RTA Stu­dio; a Lake Hayes home by War­ren and Ma­honey Ar­chi­tects and Acland House, in Wanaka, de­signed by Rafe Ma­clean Ar­chi­tects. Acland House was also awarded in the sus­tain­able ar­chi­tec­ture cat­e­gory.


Rock over to­my­house: The set of Be­orn’s house, built in Par­adise for the shoot­ing ofThe Deso­la­tionOfS­maug in 2011. A YouTube clip con­cen­trat­ing on the set and the shoot­ing that took place there has just been re­leased in an­tic­i­pa­tion of the film’s up­com­ing re­lease. Her­itage win­ner: The re­fur­bished Pitches Store in Ophir (pic­tured) was a gem of a build­ing that up­lifted the soul, judge and Queen­stown ar­chi­tect Bron­wen Kerr said at the 2013 South­ern Ar­chi­tec­ture Awards on the weekend. De­signed by Queen­stown-based Michael Wy­att Ar­chi­tect the 1880s built store has since been de­vel­oped into a restau­rant and ho­tel. The work won an award in the her­itage cat­e­gory. A new Cromwell bus shel­ter and pub­lic toi­let by Mary Jowett Ar­chi­tects was awarded in the small project cat­e­gory. Judges said a pat­tern of fall­ing leaves, cut in relief from a rusted steel sheet, brought a po­etic in­flu­ence to the

At home: Acland House in Wanaka.

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