Press articles

Wanaka House (Architectural Review Asia Pacific, Oct-Nov 2014)
A profile of the stunning house built on Lot 5 at Emerald Bluffs, designed by RTA Studio.

A Sound Sanctuary (Sunday Star Times – Property, 6 July 2014)
The Sunday Star Times features Emerald Bluffs, and the unique opportunity for luxury living.

Not for Profit (World Magazine, 2014)
World Magazine profiles Emerald Bluffs and the unique, not-for-profit business model that is behind it.

Walkway gives access to Emerald Bay (2013)
The Wanaka Sun (15th May) profiles the Emerald Bluffs Lake Access Track around our stunning wetland area.

C3 house wins Sustainability Award at MPIM Architecture Awards, Cannes (2013)
Judges praised the C3 house for ‘the lightly touching architecture, the use of the same material for roofs and walls, and reduction in the embodied carbon through local sourcing.’

Emerald Bluffs pest control programme receives national press (2013)
The New Zealand Herald profiles our pest control programme (with slightly sensationalised reference to ‘panthers’!).

C3 house wins the ‘Future Projects – House’ category at the World Architecture Festival, Singapore (2012)
Judges comment: ‘it has a topographic presence that responds to the surrounding landscape, but what clearly sets it apart is its thoughtful propositional nature.’

C3 house attracting international attention (HOME magazine, 2012)
Check out this profile of the C3 house in the Oct/Nov issue of HOME magazine

New Zealand house fits in with spectacular nature (2013)
Read how the green credentials of the C3 house stack up as reviewed by Earthtechlings