Urbis talks to the creators of a cosy, low-cost cabin in snowy Canada.
A home just out of Melbourne, Australia, is sophisticated and sleek despite serious financial and topographical constraints.
A modern, multi-levelled Sydney, Australia, home tips its cap to its neighbourhood’s historical context.
A house in snowy Quebec, Canada, makes the most of its extreme location and show-stopping views.
An Auckland residence combines the old and the new in the most original and thoughtful of ways.
The ever-impressive Hip Group adds another culinary and architectural flower to its bouquet.
A townhouse in the French capital skilfully combines fine art and luxurious furnishings.
A new Auckland International Airport building carries its greenery on its roof.
Air New Zealand’s airport lounge in Los Angeles brings a piece of New Zealand to Southern California.
A house perched dramatically on the coast of New South Wales, Australia, contains an impressive collection of art.
Perched high above the ocean, Max Patté’s Wellington home is the perfect place to exhibit his work.
A Portuguese décor combines both old and contemporary art and furniture for ultra-stylish effect.
A shed has become the perfect repository for an architect’s extraordinary collection of contemporary art.
Urbis visits a quartet of architecturally designed artists’ studios in remote Canada.
An architect turns his hand to his family home with the extensive renovation of an Edwardian dwelling.
We found an American home that hit rock bottom and built around it.
A 1920s’ cottage has a makeover which incorporates the old and the new in its architecture.
A clever renovation of a 1960s’ cottage brings Scandinavian style to a suburb of Melbourne.
Sean Connolly’s new restaurant in Auckland’s Grand Hotel is the hottest spot in town.
A major refurbishment turns a traditional villa into something much more interesting.
After almost a year, a Melbourne home is reconfigured as a light, modern dwelling.
This Hawaiian resort is on the fast track to becoming Maui’s hippest place to stay.
This beachside hotel is cool, masculine and surprisingly German.
A clever, cantilevered design allows a modern Australian home to make the most of incredible ocean views.
This Greek Island resort is luxury without pretense.
This Indonesian home utilizes traditional influences and weird angles.
An American home makes the most of a small site and its close proximity to a fabulous beach.
An apartment in an exclusive harbourside neighbourhood of Sydney undergoes a sleek, modern facelift.
Read all about Cambodia’s only private island luxury resort near Koh Rong Archipelago.
A Kapiti Coast beach house has been designed around difficult topography – and a phenomenal vista – to great effect.
The Brazilian Insólito Boutique Hotel might just be the most perfect beach-side getaway.
A cool, contemporary take on apartment living is created in a light-filled penthouse in Lisbon, Portugal.
The most beautiful new dining room of the year was The French Kitchen in Newton, Auckland.
Waiheke Island’s The Oyster Inn was our top pick for stylish places to visit in 2013.
A Canterbury renovation turns a lovely house and garden into a home seriously set up for outdoor living and entertaining.
An Australian home, which was a decade in the making, turns its original design on its head.
A luxurious place to feed the soul has opened deep in the heart of the Southern Alps.
A stand-out in 2013, City Works Depot in Auckland’s CBD has been repurposed as a workspace, food and drink destination.
Warren & Mahoney’s Point Resolution Bridge was a stand-out in 2013.
High praise for a New Zealand-run restaurant in the heart of Manhattan’s Nolita.