Residential architecture

We make good design accessible to everyone, creating developments and homes that lift lives.                                                                                                                                            

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We use the power of design to transform people’s lives. We are as adept at designing for density and masterplanning residential developments as we are at creating individual homes. Whether it is a multi-unit development or a one-off house we deliver.

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Working with us you get
  • successful developments
  • place-making & urban design
  • density & mixed-use specialists
  • inspiring new homes.
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Case studies
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    Groynes Park Lifestyle Village

    A lifestyle village is more than simply a collection of homes. It’s a neighbourhood built to encourage an evolving diversity.
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    High-performance homes

    Did we mention we love a challenge? And boy we got one on this project!
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    Oxford Terrace residence

    This triangular corner site is the former home of an early Sir Miles Warren concrete apartment block…
  • Context Architects rosegarden_progress_May 2017

    Rose Garden apartments

    A new major residential development in the heart of Albany, Auckland’s newest city…
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    Highland View Apartments

    A complex of 170 units arranged around internal landscaped courtyards and streets, creating a strong sense of community.
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    Preston Barbadoes residence

    An inner-city development shows how greater density can be achieved in central Christchurch.
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    Belmont urban jewel

    A compact, highly-stylised urban jewel on Auckland’s North Shore…
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    Villa Wars

    Being official architects for Auckland-based television series The Block may sound showbiz…
  • Dobson  House, Context Architects

    Arkle’s Bay

    Context has redesigned the original 1970’s home to open-up views of the bay and deliver a wow-factor pool…
  • Clearwater House, Context Architects

    Clearwater residence

    Located on the prestigious Clearwater Resort in Christchurch, this two-storey family home consists of elegant floating boxes…
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    Newell Street subdivision

    Context Architects masterplanned the subdivision of two existing residential sites into four new lots…
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    28 Newell Street

    This weatherboard home features an elegant gable form wrapped in charcoal coloured metal flashing…
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    26 Newell Street

    This striking contemporary home features angled planes that guide you towards its entry…
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    28a Newell Street

    This site had our design team working with the ample views and sunlight at the fore…
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    26a Newell Street

    With an elegant architectural form reminiscent of the bungalows in the area, this home takes classic charm…
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    Hunua residence

    Nestled into the Hunua ranges, this beautiful new home makes the most of expansive western views out to the Manukau heads…
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