PHOTO:PATRICK REYNOLDS This is the modern addition to a former state house in Lyttelton. The project, by Bull O’Sullivan Architecture, has just won an NZIA Canterbury Housing – Alterations and Additions Award.
It’s hard to believe this was once a state house.
The home, high on a hill above Lyttelton Harbour has undergone a dramatic transformation by Bull O’Sullivan Architecture and has now taken out a major architecture award.
Toto Whare, as it’s named, won a Housing – Alterations and Additions Award in the NZIA Canterbury regional architecture awards, part of the Te Kāhui Whaihanga New Zealand Institute of Architects awards programme.
In announcing the win, the awards jury said: “This house is what creating a strong, safe, and nurturing family home is all about. The hand of the architect is evident in the details, finishing and furniture of a project that is clearly the result of a robust collaboration with the client.”
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