North Western Deck
       
     
Window sill detail
       
     
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Kapiti Coast House
       
     
Earth House: paekakariki hill road
       
     
Papakowhai Feng Shui House
       
     
Plimmerton Mansion
       
     
Plimmerton Mansion
       
     
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Far North Mansion
       
     
Far North Mansion
       
     
Far North Mansion
       
     
New House Island Bay
       
     
Straw Bale Home
       
     
Straw Bale Home
       
     
North Western Deck
       
     
North Western Deck

Large covered deck for alfresco dining.

Window sill detail
       
     
Window sill detail

Plastered straw bale window sill.

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Kapiti Coast House
       
     
Kapiti Coast House

The concept design of this house was developed in the very first "Design Your Own Eco House" workshop in 1999.

Earth House: paekakariki hill road
       
     
Earth House: paekakariki hill road

Alex Greig designed this earth house using the proportion of the golden section. Inside are 5 levels. There is an internal green space, that utilizes a banana tree to visually separate the bathing area from the upper living area.

Papakowhai Feng Shui House
       
     
Papakowhai Feng Shui House

Designed by Alex Greig and a Hong Kong Feng Shui Consultant.  A unique house with some interesting features that focuses on good Feng Shui. 

Plimmerton Mansion
       
     
Plimmerton Mansion

The image is a bird's eye view of this 660 sqm mansion. Situated on top of the Plimmerton track. The patio and the balcony alone take up 300 sqm! Though the house represents a lavish life-style, running this home uses very little energy. Designed by Alex Greig.

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Plimmerton Mansion

Located at the top of the Track in Plimmerton, this house is 660sqm. Its amenities include an internal swimming pool, gym, billiard room, and 5 car garage for the electric vehicle fleet.  Designed by Alex Greig.

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plimmerton Mansion

Internal view of swimming pool. Designed by Alex Greig.

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plimmerton Mansion

Steps to upper entry balcony. Designed by Alex Greig.

Far North Mansion
       
     
Far North Mansion

Looking north over doubtless bay sits this wonderfully grand house built of hebel.  Designed by Alex Greig.

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Far North Mansion

Looking from West to the dining room and upper floor master bedroom. Designed by Alex Greig.

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Far North Mansion

Internal view of the swimming pool. Designed by Alex Greig.

New House Island Bay
       
     
New House Island Bay

This house remains warm all year round thanks to its insulation. Facing due West with a hill to the North, it takes advantage  of the western aspect of the narrow site.  Designed by Alex Greig and Adriana Fontan. 

Straw Bale Home
       
     
Straw Bale Home

Bale wall under construction, ready for earth/lime plaster.

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Straw Bale Home

Living room under construction.