This issue of Urbis marks our one-hundredth.
We look at some high-end apartments, both completed and in construction, around Auckland.
We review Barber Osgerby by Jana Scholze, published by Phaidon.
Although not a house… the Solar Egg is literally smoking hot.
Andrew Kerr checks out some new offerings from McLaren, Nissan and Mazda.
New York restaurant Saxon & Parole is launching in Auckland next year. We caught up with its owners, the directors of the global and highly lauded interior design firm AvroKO.
Behold this treasure trove of travel technology. These road gadgets might have been unimaginable just a few years ago, but now they’ll be competing for space in your suitcase (except for the one that’s actually a suitcase).
Urbis gets a glimpse at the BMW ethos and test drives some of the most impressive members of its fleet.
Dean Cornish talks to fashion designer Wayne Sørensen about the path that took him from Whangarei to an idyllic home in the arid hills of Portugal.
New Zealand fashion designer Joanna Hadfield and her photographer partner Andrew MacPherson show us their home above the Hollywood Hills in sun-drenched California.
We meet Nicola and Christopher Cox, a British and New Zealand couple who are producing sculptural furniture and lighting inspired by nature, art and antiques.
Urbis sits down with Mark Haddawy, a Los Angeles-based collector, design and architecture fanatic, and mid-century expert to talk about modernism, his own homes and the elegant charm of vintage.
The Mediterranean meets the Pacific on a grand scale in this luscious Australian duplex.
This apartment in Paris’ iconic seventh arrondissement has been designed to be in harmony with the cultural, artistic and historic elements of its neighbourhood.
This idyllic site on the water’s edge in Mahurangi East, just an hour’s drive from central Auckland, called for a home that tapped into the calm serenity of the area.
A meticulously crafted, small building that is constantly transformed both manually and by the natural light and waters that surround it.
A small, 1920’s apartment on a Californian beach is restored to its original. Mark Haddawy explains the process, pedigree and highlights of this little gem.
Towing the line between classic and modern, this Italian apartment explores colour and form in a completely refreshing and somewhat romantic way.
Patterns and textures inspired by falling rain, wood grains and leaves in the breeze.
Totem poles for the modern home inspired by Italian architect Ettore Sottsass and the delicious colours of spring.