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Red Architecture wins top New Zealand prize for Modern Barn Form

October 22, 2014

The project houses a private residence and garage within two ‘crisp barn-like forms’ clad in vertical run steel and recycled bricks taken from the devastation caused by the Christchurch earthquakes.

Above image: Modern Barn Form / Red Architecture

Red Architecture’s ‘innovative black barn’ has been awarded the ADNZ‘s (Architectural Designers New Zealand) 2014 Supreme National Design Award for its ‘subtle, economical and clever design’. Located in the beautiful rural landscape of Whatawhata in the Waikato, the project houses a private residence and garage within two ‘crisp barn-like forms’ clad in vertical run steel and recycled bricks taken from the devastation caused by the Christchurch earthquakes.

In addition to the Supreme Award winner, eight designs from across the country were presented Resene Architectural Design Awards at the ceremony.

The other winners were:

Ducansby Road, Red Beach, Auckland / Ltd Architectural

Ducansby Road, Red Beach, Auckland / Ltd Architectural. Image Courtesy of ADNZ

Ducansby Road, Red Beach, Auckland / Ltd Architectural. Image Courtesy of ADNZ

 

Norton House, Coromandel Town / Design House Architecture

Norton House, Coromandel Town / Design House Architecture. Image Courtesy of ADNZ

Norton House, Coromandel Town / Design House Architecture. Image Courtesy of ADNZ

 

SoYo, Christchurch / Hierarchy

SoYo, Christchurch / Hierarchy . Image Courtesy of ADNZ

SoYo, Christchurch / Hierarchy . Image Courtesy of ADNZ

 

Marina Point, Fiji / Life Style Architecture

Marina Point, Fiji / Life Style Architecture. Image Courtesy of ADNZ

Marina Point, Fiji / Life Style Architecture. Image Courtesy of ADNZ

 

Il Viaggio, Shotover River / Gary Todd Architecture

Il Viaggio, Shotover River / Gary Todd Architecture. Image Courtesy of ADNZ

Il Viaggio, Shotover River / Gary Todd Architecture. Image Courtesy of ADNZ

 

Heritage View Townhouses, Dunedin / The Design Studio

Heritage View Townhouses, Dunedin / The Design Studio. Image Courtesy of ADNZ

Heritage View Townhouses, Dunedin / The Design Studio. Image Courtesy of ADNZ

 

SiloStay, Little River / F3 Design

SiloStay, Little River / F3 Design. Image Courtesy of ADNZ

SiloStay, Little River / F3 Design. Image Courtesy of ADNZ

 

Redwood Visitors Centre – Public Toilets, Rotorua / Darryl Church Architecture

Redwood Visitors Centre – Public Toilets, Rotorua / Darryl Church Architecture. Image Courtesy of ADNZ

Redwood Visitors Centre – Public Toilets, Rotorua / Darryl Church Architecture. Image Courtesy of ADNZ

 

‘Red Architecture Wins Top New Zealand Prize for “Innovative Black Barn”’ by Karissa Rosenfield was first published at ArchDaily on 11 October 2014.

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