Author: Chiraine Rosina

Chiraine is stylist and contributing editor of Plant Light Book

Bethells Bach by herbst architects

Bethells is a coastal community located on one of Auckland’s popular west coast beaches. Bethell’s community is separated from the beach behind sand dunes that have accumulated over the last several thousand years. An area of natural beauty and wild landscapes, it is surrounded by…

Shigeru Ban: The Paper Architect’s Complete Work 1985-2010

The ecologically minded architect Shigeru Ban is famous for his structures crafted from recyclable materials as well as his adoption of traditional Japanese building methods. He became famous for his use of paper tubes and cargo containers in his innovative, portable designs. Ban’s heritage has a definite impact on his projects, as…