Case Studies and News
This 5-Star Lifemark™ rated home, designed by Burrett & Associates, in Pokeno, Waikato has been designed to allow a young family to remain in the home for as many years as possible without modification.
Liam Beuth, Director and Principal Designer at Burrett & Associates, said: “I designed this house using Lifemark™’s design standards because of the population demographic in the area.
Accessible Properties manages the largest non-government housing portfolio in New Zealand and aims to provide top quality housing for low-income tenants with social support needs (many with a physical or intellectual disability).
The units they build reflect a long held commitment to providing housing that is accessible to those with disabilities.
We wanted more than a house, we wanted a home that would fit us now and into the future
This 5-Star Lifemark™ home belongs to Melanie and Jeremy Allen and their two young boys, aged six and three.
The Allen family, from Lincoln, Canterbury, used Higham Architecture to design their dream Lifemark™ home.
Janet and Bernie Cummings’ new 5-Star Lifemark™ rated home in the Selwyn District, Canterbury, was designed by Higham Architecture.
“My wife and I had a few ideas for our new home, but were confident in giving Jason a lot of freedom with the design. Once we began to discuss incorporating the Lifemark™ Design Standards into our new home we didn’t look back.
When Mike and Julie Smith began to research and plan their ultimate new home they knew they wanted a builder and a designer that could use their vision and work through their design concept with early engagement. Their dream design was an open, spacious and level home with good indoor – outdoor flow. Any issues around the constructability of the home were resolved and the Lifemark™ design elements only enhanced what The Smiths wanted from their new home in Christchurch.