This Taieri Mouth crib has been named joint supreme
winner of a major design award.
The 55sq m property shared the honour with the Coastlands
Aquatic Centre at the 2014 New Zealand Wood Resene Timber
Design Awards held in Wellington on Tuesday night.
The crib was designed, and owned, by Regan Johnston, of
Dunedin firm Mason and Wales, who was ''delighted'' with the
''Something that I, as an architect, considered so simple was
actually recognised at that level ... Perhaps simplicity is
The judges noted, ''It is a beautiful small house, made
entirely appropriate for its use and setting in the
landscape, using what are often perceived as low value
materials in their raw form to provide a stunning harmony of
simplicity and design.''