Lakes Edge House

The views, sun and location of this waterfront section are unsurpassed in Queenstown although the narrow sloping site was not without its design challenges. The result is a double level house, with a large outdoor living room, with built in seating, gas fireplace and outdoor kitchen, created by the overhanging level above.


Alister and Katrina were extremely easy to work with and quickly picked up on what we needed and the resulting house exceeded our expectations. Their professional partnership allowed us access to both Alister’s design expertise and Katrina’s floor plan and interior design skills. Our family and friends have all been blown away by the beauty of the house and we are very proud of it.

- Craig & Tracy Wilson

Opening cedar shutters allows users to manipulate the facade to create openness or privacy depending on requirements. The home features a batten cedar ceiling which is continuous from inside to out. The frameless glass on the northern end of the living room further helps to blur the lines between the interior and exterior.


Three years on after moving in, we still love living in the spaces created and would happily recommend them to anyone looking for a home with a difference.

- Eduard Ebbinge

With considerable expertise in designing all aspects of complex spaces, the duo are accustomed to juggling factors of proportion, size, scale, sun, views and energy efficiency with the brief and budget, creating designs that complement and enhance the client’s lifestyle.