Christchurch Exemplar Homes FREE Self-Guided Tour 2017

For one month this May, people will be able to step inside beautiful homes that are among the greenest in New Zealand; homes that have low or no power bills, collect and reuse water and use solar energy to power the house and the owners’ cars.


The 2017 Examplar Homes Tour is co-sponsored by Superhome Movement and Christchurch City Council Build Back Smarter. Recreating last year’s success, come and see the innovations and cleaver designs of ten of Christchurch’s most innovative, sustainable ‘Superhomes’. Free self-guided tours every Saturday and Sunday from 11-4pm this May. Don’t miss out the opportunity of visiting these wonderful show homes this May, and talk to some of the Architects and Contractors whom made these homes special and possible!   Click here to download the 2017 Tour Map

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402 Madras St, Christchurch Central

A small, expertly crafted townhouse that takes into account all aspects modern, sustainable and energy efficient design.

Presented by Coll Architecture

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18 Millhill Lane, Huntsbury & Mt Pleasant

Welhaus’s Best Awards Finalist 2016, the Urban Lodge is a pre-engineered house designed for durability and wellbeing if it’s occupants.

Presented by Welhaus

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28A Holmwood Rd, Merivale

High performance super home using Warmframe technology

Presented by Anne Salmond / Dan Saunders Construction

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14 Jane Deans Close, Riccarton

High performance luxury SIPs panel passive superhome.

Presented by Bob Burnett Architecture / Dan Saunders Construction

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61A Blake St, New Brighton

Fusion Homes use a hybrid approach to building which combines standard timber construction with Metra Panel construction and is New Zealand made

Presented by Fusion Homes

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124 Bowhill Rd, New Brighton

An ultra low energy beachside home bursting with innovation, this smart and compact design is a 10 Star home in the making.

Presented by Z Build / Nook Architecture

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162 Richmond Hill Rd, Richmond Hill, Sumner

Showcases multiple aspects of ecologically sound design and construction can be seamlessly incorporated into a modern family home

Presented by Hybrid Homes

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20 Pistacia Place, Wigram

Smart design combined with innovative affordable building products to create energy efficient healthy homes.

Presented by ESJAY Builders ltd

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67 Te Rito St, Prestons

(Repeated from 2016 Exemplar Tour)

Modern, innovative, warm home presented in style.

Presented by Energy Efficient Homes

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94 Hills Road, St Albans

(Repeated from 2016 Exemplar Tour)

Integrating seamlessly with the outside decked area and allowing an abundance of natural light the design gives an impression of space.

Presented by Dwell Homes

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37 Mandeville St, Riccarton
Superhome Movement Pavilion

The information Library for all Superhomies! Products, Materials, Ideas!

Presented by Superhome Movement

What is the Superhome Movement

SUPERHOME movement is creating awareness for homeowners, builders and designers, triggering behavioural change in decision making on designing and building superior homes.

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