This small beach house, or bach, sits on a sand dune near a fishing village at the mouth of the Taieri River on New Zealand’s South Island. “Bach” is a Kiwi term for… Continue reading
This light-filled home sits in a suburb of Auckland, New Zealand. It was designed and built by architect Michael O’Sullivan for his own family of six.
This “bach” is perched on a sand dune on New Zealand’s Kapiti Coast. A bach is a modest vacation home in New Zealand, originally referring to a basic shack built from inexpensive or… Continue reading
Sitting in the middle of an apple orchard in Hawkes Bay, New Zealand is this small dwelling. A young musician seeking privacy and space to work opted to have his own small house… Continue reading
Architects Cecile Bonnifait and William Giesen of Atelierworkshop have recycled a used 20′ shipping container to create the Port-a-Bach. “Bach” is the New Zealand term for a small back-to-basics vacation cabin. The Port-a-Bach… Continue reading
Mountain Retreat is a stone and concrete cabin dug into a mountainside on New Zealand’s South Island. It was designed by Fearon Hay Architects as a year-round retreat for a young family. The… Continue reading