The built in bbq and retractable ceiling

From the September 2015 issue of Inside Out magazine. Styling by Jane Frosh and Lucy Tweed. Photography by Nicholas Watt. Project by Matt Cantwell and Robert Finnie of Secret Gardens. Available from newsagents, Zinio.

1. This sheltered outdoor living area at the Wanaka house features low sofas grouped around a large, wood-burning fireplace. The fully glazed gable ends on the main living pavilion allow a view through the house to the lake beyond.

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This lake house by Warren and Mahoney Architects is in Bremner Bay overlooking Lake Wanaka. It comprises a collection of five linked pavilions that create a series of courtyards for outdoor living.

love the wider 'can take big logs' fire box

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Collect this idea Located in the Western end of Matarangi Beach, New Zealand, this residence was designed by Matt Chaplin of Sumich Chaplin Architects in collaboration with Jen Pack and was especially created for active relaxation. The first level consists of an open living plan which integrates a dining area, a kitchen, a place for …

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