A waterfront section in Queenstown boasts exceptional views and location, cantilevered decks and large windows were used to maximize views.

Lakes 22 cantilvered house



Glass, wood, stone

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.

Dravitzki Brown’s design oeuvre reveals a strong commitment to ensuring the conceptual theme flows seamlessly throughout the build. Their structures echo a consistent design language, both in the overall form and the way materials are used, which resonate from interior to exterior.

Lakes 25 cedar timber screens preview Lakes 25 cedar timber screens

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.

Lakes 15 schist stone preview Lakes 15 schist stone
Lakes 32 white and granite kitchen preview Lakes 32 white and granite kitchen
Lakes 3 oak vanity preview Lakes 3 oak vanity

Extensive knowledge in complex detailing bring designs to life, aided by photo-realistic renderings which enables clients to view, and understand the vision, well before construction begins.

The use of bold materials can create a dramatic contrast with the natural beauty of the Whakatipu Basin

Lakes 18 timber screens preview Lakes 18 timber screens
Lakes 5 cantilever preview Lakes 5 cantilever
Lakes timber feature ceiling preview Lakes timber feature ceiling

Eduard Ebbinge/Katrina and Alister did an outstanding job designing our house for us; we liked their design philosophy and, in working through the design, we felt they struck a pleasant balance between aesthetic goals and practical and budgeting requirements for the home.

Considered Dravitzki

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