Story: Domestic architecture

Miles Warren house, Christchurch

Miles Warren house, Christchurch

Miles Warren designed this suburban Fendalton house for his parents in 1960. Its box-like forms and gables were evocative of the colonial cottage, but its lack of eaves and punched openings through the white-painted concrete blocks showed a modern Danish influence. Each box was a main room and featured steeply pitched wooden roofs.

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Julia Gatley, 'Domestic architecture - Late modern domestic architecture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/45071/miles-warren-house-christchurch (accessed 18 October 2019)

Story by Julia Gatley, published 22 Oct 2014