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Episode Three (03)


Celebrity home: Simon Prast
Ali pays a flying visit to the wonderful one roomed warehouse that Simon Prast calls home.

My Place: Strawbale sanctuary
We take a look inside an eco friendly coastal home with a rooftop garden. The principal behind the design and building of this home was 'Constructing with conscience' this was achieved by incorporating the following features:

Using all natural materials where possible
No treated timbers were used (Macrocarpa, Totara and Eucalypt)
Passive solar design plus earth berm
A living earth roof
The use of recycled or waste materials wherever possible
Solar and Wind electricity generation
Water supply via a hydraulic ram

This home was designed and built by:
Appropriate Building Design Ltd
Box 695
Kerikeri
Tel: 09-404-1814
Website: www.appropriatebuildingdesign.com

Interior design: Bach kitchen
Sally Ridge helps our new designers Kathleen Haimes and Nina Greenwood transform a dilapidated bach kitchen and living room into the ultimate weekend escape.

Paint:
Dulux 'Stowe White'
Dulux Customer Services
Tel: 0800-800-424
Website: www.dulux.co.nz

Furniture and curtains:
Uno Design
35d Surrey Cres
Grey Lynn
Auckland
Tel: 09-376-3363
Email: uno.design@clear.net.nz

Demolition products:
B & K Demolition
7 Bancroft Crescent
Glendene
Auckland
Tel: 09-813-1687

Curtain rods and brackets:
Vanda Holdings Ltd
240 Marua Road
Ellerslie
Auckland
Tel: 09-580-1350

Appliances:
Fisher & Paykel
PO Box 58550
Greenmount
Tel: 09-273-0660
Website: www.fisherandpaykel.com

Wallpaper:
Swinson Wallcoverings Ltd
104 Carlton Gore Rd
Newmarket
Tel: 09-520-4742
Website: www.swinson.co.nz
Email: zora@swinson.co.nz
Available at Guthrie Bowron and Dulux stores

Wallpaper hanger:
Robs Paperhanging
Mob: 021-983-458
Fax: 09-278-9248

Lighting:
ECC Lighting & Living
39 Nugent Street
Grafton
Auckland
Tel: 09-379-9680
Fax: 09-373-5614
Email: miker@ecc.co.nz

Kitchen joinery/bookcase/unit on wheels:
Robert Hulshoff
Tel: 09-836-1029
Mob: 021-250-6156

Plywood:
Gibson Veneer & Plywood Ltd
PO Box 84-187
Westgate
Auckland
Email: sales@gvpnz.com
Website: www.gvnz.com

Cushion fabric:
Mokum Textiles
Tel: 09-300-5191
Email: Deanna@mokum.co.nz

Kelp wall hanging:
Jasmine Clarke
Available through Uno Design
Tel: 09-376-3363

Speakers:
Dome Speakers
PO Box 6205 Marion Square
Wellington
Tel: 04-384-1151

Photo collage dining table:
Latham Gaines
Mob: 021-131-2555

Rug:
Ian Hunt Carpets Extreme
Tel: 09-415-4005
Fax: 09-415-4006
Email: enquiries@carpetsextreme.co.nz

Curtain hanger:
Sharath Ventures
PO Box 16-274
Sandringham
Auckland

Fabric wall hanging:
'Harekeke'
Tim Main
Tel: 03-377-4046
Mob: 021-175-8900
Email: timjmain@hotmail.com

Feature home: Carran
We visit a remarkable renovation that has turned a tired 60's house into a spacious modern home.

Links set dressings courtesy of:
Eon Design Centre
20 Beaumont Street
Freemans Bay
Auckland
Tel: 09-368-4860
Website: www.eon.co.nz
 


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