Alpine Terrace

The house is a cluster of simple blackened buildings set around a courtyard. The cluster is sited on a sloping terrace surrounded by mountain ranges overlooking the Wakatipu Basin in New Zealand’s Southern Alps. While the outlook is spectacular, the elements can be harsh – the perimeter of the cluster provides a sanctuary.

The house is a low profiled retreat perched in the open landscape.

Project Details: Floor area is approximately 370sq.m. Construction completed in early 2017. Fearon Hay’s project team is Gordon Gallagher and Piers Kay. Tim Hay and Jeff Fearon are the design architects. Photography is by Simon Wilson. Interiors by Dean Sharpe of Archistay.

Recognition: Included in Shortlist of 5 globally for APlus Architizer Awards Winner of Gold 'Best Award' (DINZ Best Awards 2018) Winner of NZIA Architecture Award 2019