Master Builders House of the Year 2023 is the gift that keeps on giving with two of our houses making the Top 100.

Design Builders Wellington and Design Builders Hawke’s Bay are proceeding to the National finals after making the top 100 for “Petone Perfection” and “Modern Times”.  We are thrilled for Tara, Trent, Mark and the rest of the Design Builders team involved and congratulate them for this incredible accolade.

The Top 100 homes in the country achieve Gold Reserve status each year, and proceed to the National Finals.

Petone Perfection | Design Builders Wellington
Category: GIB Showhome
Award: Top 100, Gold Award

This stunning seaside showhome boasts spectacular views across wellington harbour and is a key feature of this capital home. Powder coated aluminum tray cladding on the sides and roof, with touches of concreate-style plaster to the lower story, adds visual panache. The cantilevered master bedroom and grand double-high entry staircase heighten the design flair. Vertical cedar lines both sides of the hall, stairwell and ceiling which provides warmth to the home.  There’s a high level of finish and attention to detail throughout. Click here to view more photographs.

Petone Showhome is in the Top 100 House of the Year
Hawkes Bay Showhome is in the Top 100 House of the Year

Modern Times | Design Builders Hawke’s Bay
Category: GIB Showhome
Awards: Top 100, Gold Award, Regional Category Winner

This stunning Hawke’s Bay showhome proudly presents a modernist design aesthetic. Created by the experts at Design Builders Hawke’s Bay, this elegant, single-storey home is perfectly suited to its site. The raw aesthetic of the exterior carries into the interior, bringing sensual warmth and comfort with polished floors and timber feature walls. An open-plan design adds space to spare, perfect for entertaining, while ensuring none of the intimacy is lost. This is a destination showhome. Click here to view more photographs.

Waikato Vision | Design Builders Waikato
Category: GIB Showhome
Awards: Silver

Design Builders Waikato have an enviable reputation for taking a stylish and imaginative approach to creating one-off originals. Their latest showhome is no exception. A beautifully clean exterior is enhanced by remarkable vertical and horizontal painted cladding. The spacious interior features timber that combines textures to stunning visual effect. An arch motif is used throughout, including in remarkable feature windows. A must-see showhome. Click here to view more photographs.

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