Totara Hill – Taranaki
2009 – 2018 Totara HillKaimata, Taranaki, New Zealand
Totara Hill sustained a three-year, design-then-build process involving the entire family, and is a house that is built of family stories. Grounding the site and design conditions are generational memories, robust family process, a wonderful design; and now a collaborative build journey.
The single-level house is built on the location of an old shed on a family farm – Totara Mahunga – at the eastern edge of the ring plains of Mt Taranaki. Perched on a hill…
Environmentally sensitive design initiatives.