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Thank you family Milne

How can we not love what we do when we receive feedback like we did recently from the Milne family below.“We found the team at LAD not only great to deal with but a great investment in designing our new home. They provided a great set of plans in a timely manner and nothing was ever an issue. We highly recommend Aaron, Charlotte and the LAD team for their excellent service, vision and creative ideas. Thank you for making our dream house a reality” Thank you 😊  To take a tour of this ...

May 31, 2019

KIA KAHA CHRISTCHURCH

Our thoughts & love goes out to the victims of Christchurch's devastating terror attacks on Friday 15th March 2019. The world will not tolerate such hatred and evil ......... stand together and stand strong! xx...

March 18, 2019

HELLO 2019!

The LAD team enjoyed some much deserved down time over the break ........ lots of sun, sand & surf. 2019 is going to be a goodie!  With loads of exciting & varied projects lined up, we're re-charged and ready to go : )If you have a renovation or new home project in mind, call us for a chat about how we can help ....... we'd love to hear from you. 027 5777 141  /  info@lad.co.nz...

January 25, 2019

OPENING AGAIN 14TH JAN 2019

Safe & happy holidays everyone! The LAD office will be closed from Monday 24th December & we'll be opening again for business on 14th January 2019....

December 23, 2018

WE WON!

2018 ADNZ NATIONAL AWARD WINNERS ...... Whoop whoop! SUPER excited to walk away with the National Award for our Kotahi Home at last nights National ADNZ Design Awards. Congrats to all involved, particularly our amazing clients! Thanks to the ADNZ for organising another awesome event ......... thanks also to the judges for your fantastic feedback.  Finally, congrats to all of the finalists and category winners ........ well deserved! 🤗www.lad.co.nz/page/kotahi-home/Take a peak ...

October 27, 2018

LAD 'HOUZZ' FEATURE

Picture Perfect: 34 Creative Ideas for Modern Bathrooms LAD was chuffed to have been hand picked by the HOUZZ team to feature in their recent 'Picture Perfect: 34 Creative Ideas for Modern Bathrooms' editorial. We hope you find some inspiration : ) ...

October 15, 2018

BLOG: Nationals Here We Come!

2018 WAIKATO / BOP AWARDS NIGHT JUST WRAPPED UP The LAD team were SUPER proud to walk away with the ADNZ Waikato Regional Award for our ‘KOTAHI AVE’ Project at last nights Award Dinner! 🤗 Well done to our amazing clients, along with Scott Nickel & his building team for their superb craftsmanship. Congrats & great work to all the other winners and to the ADNZ for organising another awesome event. To read all about it visit STUFF - www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/hom...To view more KOTAHI...

July 7, 2018

BABIES, WEDDINGS ...... CELEBRATIONS ALL ROUND

AIMEE & BEN GET HITCHED! ........ WELCOME TO THE WORLD WEE LINCOLN & HUGO...

February 8, 2018

LAD FEATURES ON TV3's - 'SLICE OF PARADISE'

Was awesome to see LAD's black board & batten design at St Kilda Cambridge, make an appearance last night on TV 3's great new show - 'SLICE OF PARADISE'. Peter Wolfkamp took 2 x potential home buyers for a guided tour through this home (seen in the background of the image below).Follow the link below to watch this episode: https://www.threenow.co.nz/…/season-1-…/S1338-729/M17276-351 ENJOY!!!!!! : )...

October 12, 2017

LAD ARCHITECTURE & 'INVEST WAIPA'

It was awesome to see LAD Architecture & the team profiled on the brand new website 'INVEST WAIPA' - www.investwaipa.co.nz...

August 15, 2016

HOMESTAR ....... ENERGY EFFICIENT DESIGN

Homestar is an independent rating tool that certifies the health, efficiency and sustainability of New Zealand homes.  Warren Perry is LAD's in-house HOMESTAR Practioner & expert.  HOMESTAR Practioners can assist in the design or building of a Homestar project by providing practical advice and recommendations. Having a Homestar Practitioner involved is a great way to ensure a great design outcome ........ ultimately a healthy home that is warm, dry, comfortable & cost effective t...

August 15, 2016

CALLING ALL ARCHICAD SUPERSTARS!

Due to LAD's continued growth & expansion we have an exciting opportunity for at least 1, but preferably 2 x Architects or Architectural Technicians/Designers to join our talented team.http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=1048474082Follow the link above for more information, and If you have any questions please don't hesitate to call Aaron - 027 5777 141. An excellent remuneration package (including bonuses) will be offered to the successful candidate(s). If you have what it...

March 10, 2016

ADNZ ADVICE - COMBINING OLD & NEW

'Combining Old & New When Renovating' Check out the latest advice from ADNZ on combining old & new in your next home renovation. Don't hesitate to contact LAD Architecture to discuss your next renovation project - no matter how big or small!...

January 20, 2016

A VERY MERRY LAD XMAS

The team at LAD would like to wish everyone the very merriest of Xmas's! Thank you to you all for your support during 2015 ....... it's been a brilliant year packed with many highs. We're all looking forward to an exciting 2016. The LAD office opens again for business on Monday 11th January 2016. Safe & happy holidays everyone! From Aaron, Charlotte, Mike, Eliot, Craig, Warren, Druden, Natasha & Aimee of LAD :-) About LAD Architecture LAD Architecture are Cambridge architectural & interior desi...

December 24, 2015

LAD TAKES OUT NATIONAL TITLE

Wow ..... what a great outcome for LAD at the national ADNZ Design Awards! Read all about it: Stuff.co.nz - Waikato designer takes out top award Thanks SO much to the ADNZ & our awesome clients!  Huge congratulations to the other award winners ....... well deserved! ...

October 31, 2015

GREAT DESIGNER COLLABORATION

MR RALPH & LEVEN GRAND OPENING We would like to congratulate our great friends & Empire Street neighbours - Rach (Mr Ralph) and Kath (Leven) on the opening of their uber cool lighting & homeware showroom at 33 Empire Street - Cambridge. www.mrralph.co.nz We recommend the amazing range of quality products sold by both Rach & Kath to allof our LAD clients. Both ladies have incredible passion, amazing attention to detail and offer second to none customer service.  Please pop in and marvel...

September 15, 2015

: LAD LANDSLIDE AT ADNZ DESIGN AWARDS :

The team at LAD had a GREAT night at the 2015 ADNZ Design Awards last night ....... walking away with 4 awards ..... exciting! You can read all about it in: Stuff & The Waikato Times - 'Guerin Snaps up Design Awards' Defign Magazine - 'LAD Landslide'Defign Magazine - 'And the Winners Are .......' Stuff - 'Waikato Designer Wins Three Architecture Awards'ADNZ Facebook Site - 'LAD Landslide' 'NZ House & Garden' article on the winning Gardner Home PDF  We were...

June 21, 2015

: ROWING ROYALTY COLLABORATES WITH LAD :

LAD collaborates with Hamish & Lizzie Bond to design their dream home in the beautiful town of Cambridge. The team at LAD Architecture had the pleasure of collaborating with Hamish & Lizzie Bond to design their dream home on a difficult site in the town of Cambridge.  We worked very closely with Hamish, Lizzie and James Hardie to achieve a result that everyone associated with the project is super proud of! Check out the results from the 'YouTube' clip above and follow this link: Bond H...

April 9, 2015

: THE DESIGN PROCESS :

STEP 1 - Choose an Architectural Designer or Architect STEP 2 - Preparing a Brief Once you have chosen your architectural designer or architect, prepare a brief. A brief is the set of detailed instructions from you to your architectural designer or architect. Work out your main priorities .... consider function first, then appearance. Do you want a large family home or a compact but comfortable townhouse? Is entertaining a priority? Will you work from home? Will you...

October 29, 2014

INSPIRING DESIGN

Calling anyone that has a love for all things Danish & design! Calling all architects, designers & clients that have a passion for all things Danish & design. If architecturally designed, beautifully crafted & formed danish furniture is 'your thing' ...... then check out the above movie showcasing the exciting up & coming auction 'Nordic Design' by Art & Object. With it's minimalist & timeless form along with it's striking clean lines, Danish designed & crafted furniture makes a ...

October 20, 2014

LAD ARCHITECTURE - ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN WITH A DIFFERENCE!

Whether you need a new home or business premises, or more space within an existing home or building, at LAD we can offer innovative design solutions for any situation we're presented with. We have an eye for the details, proportions & aesthetically striking architecture! Our focus is to present everyone of our clients with creative & practical design solutions that tick all of their boxes regarding their dreams ...

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