We hope you enjoyed this year’s Christchurch Exemplar Homes FREE Self-Guided Tour
Thank you so much to all the home owners, home presenters, Christchurch City Council, participant businesses, volunteers, Ara architecture students for all your kindness and hard-work that made this event possible.
And big thank you too all visitors to our open homes for your support, showing your interests in the sustainable and innovative features of these homes, and caring about making a difference in our current housing situation and leaving our future generation more warmer, dryer, healthier housing stocks to enjoy.
The 2017 Examplar Homes Tour is organised by Superhome Movement, sponsored by Christchurch City Council and Build Back Smarter. A selection of houses presented by Superhome Movement’s participants to show some latest innovations, sustainability features, cutting edge now products, alternative building methods, smart and thoughtful designs and most importantly, the warmer, dryer, healthier characters of all the homes. Aiming to create awareness in wanting and knowing ‘how’ to create exceed building standard homes for your and your family without costing ‘the earth’.
If you miss out seeing these homes, some houses might still have opening opportunity to see from now to the end of the year. Find out more information about the homes your interested below.
Click on the below profiles to find out more information about this year’s homes
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
Holmwood Rd, Merivale
High performance super home using Warmframe technology
Presented by Anne Salmond / Dan Saunders Construction
Jane Deans Close, Riccarton
High performance luxury SIPs panel passive superhome.
Presented by Bob Burnett Architecture / Dan Saunders Construction
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
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
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
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
20 Pistacia Place, Wigram
Smart design combined with innovative affordable building products to create energy efficient healthy homes.
Presented by ESJAY Builders ltd
67 Te Rito St, Prestons
(Repeated from 2016 Exemplar Tour)
Modern, innovative, warm home presented in style.
Presented by Energy Efficient Homes
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
First 10 Homestar rated home is open for viewing again!
Superhome: For every Saturday from 11am sharp, New Zealand’s 1st 10 Homestar Home is open for tour.
Come and learn about all the features in this house that made it 10 Star, and find out more about Superhome Movement latest activities.