+ About Christchurch Modern
We're not architects, we're not historians and we don't know much about anything. However we do like modern houses and Christchurch is a great place for them.
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15b Glandovey Rd. Don Cowey.

May 24, 2009

Hidden behind the Honda Jazz is another lovely Cowey home, unassuming from the driveway in the Christchurch style of steeply pitched roofs and white painted concrete block. Inside, beautiful woodwork and split-level open spaces combine to produce a lovely, crafted home.

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50 Valley Rd. Architect Unknown.

May 15, 2009

Another Mervyn Seal influenced home with the distinctive butterfly roof and geometric wall of windows. This one has been recently ‘modernised’, but the striking original form is unmistakable.

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279 Cannon Hill Cr. Ching House. Minson, Henning-Hansen & Dines.

May 06, 2009

Multi-level, concrete block and timber design from one of Christchurch’s best mid-century architects and designer of the stellar Canterbury Society of Arts Gallery.

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12 Takahe Dr. Paul Pascoe.

May 03, 2009

A long, low roofline dominates this beautiful hilltop home, accentuating the clean 1960s lines. Large windows make the most of the views to the Southern Alps.

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