+ 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.
If you know of a house that deserves a mention please let us know. If we've made a mistake, do the same. If you like the site, tell your friends. If you hate the site, tell your friends you like it anyway. It's a minor white lie that anyone would forgive.

9 Elizabeth Sq. Murray Cottage. Pascoe & Linton.

Aug 02, 2009

This little bach sits adjacent to the sandhills of Leithfield Beach and occupies the majority of the tiny section. Small sheltered courtyards make good use of the the minimal land and all rooms open to the outside to relieve their small size and enjoy the coastal environment.

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21 Takahe Dr. Gainsford House. Pascoe and Linton.

Oct 05, 2008

This Cashmere Hills house was featured in Home & Building in May, 1970, who reported that ‘the main view is screened form the entrance porch and revealed in a series of confined glimpses through a combination of door and window openings before unveiling the full panorama form the living room bay windows.’

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2 Moncks Spur Rd. Barton House. Walter Linton.

Sep 24, 2008

Sitting right on the end of a volcanic spur and overlooking the estuary of the Avon and Heathcote, this wee ripper was built in 1957 and designed by Walter Linton. Perched precariously above Main Road, it’s one of Christchurch’s most well-known houses

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14 Gleneagles Tce. Pascoe and Linton.

Sep 21, 2008

This beautifully preserved house was created by the partnership of Paul Pascoe and Walter Linton. For more information call 0800 DC3 FLY. Incidentally, one of the neighbours is a very well concealed George Lucking designed house at number 10.

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Paul Pascoe