Eyrie Cabins, Kaiwaka. Located on an unprepossessing and hilly piece of coastal land in Kaiwaka, New Zealand, Nat Cheshire's twin off-grid cabins are simple and effortlessly poetic. They're also a deliberately polemic statement about the country's use of coastal land, and at the time they were completed — and subsequently won the country's highest architectural prize — caused a furore in the national media.
For Dwell, INDOOR-OUTDOOR LIVING issue.
Helena Christensen (cover story). The photographer, model, UN Ambassador and New York resident on how travelling the world from an early age opened her eyes to both its beauty and injustices. Cover story, Scandinavian Traveler.
Butler Beach House, Piha. Tucked inside native trees and backing onto a beach, this residence in New Zealand's North island is the most ambitious project to date from local practice Herbst Architects, using plenty of wood to blend into the scenery. For Monocle Magazine and the Monocle Guide to Cosy Homes.
View From the Top. In 2009, Helen Clark became the first female leader of the United Nations Development Programme, after three successive terms as the Prime Minister of New Zealand. I met her in New York to find out how life at the UN was going, and weigh up her contribution to New Zealand. Cover story, Sunday Magazine.
His Way. In 2013, rising culinary luminary Matt Lambert founded Nolita's The Musket Room, which was fast-tracked to a Michelin Star and won awards for its interior design the same year. The chef talks modern New Zealand cuisine, and how washing dishes at age 11 got him where he is today. For HOME Magazine.
Reporting. Features and news from the American wine industry and its personalities for the digital magazine attached to the hugely successful global wine search engine.
Louise Fili. The legendary Louise Fili found her design voice as she created almost 2,000 book covers for Pantheon. Now, her designs for food, wine and restaurants take a similar approach: creating something approachable, real and beautiful. For Inspire Magazine, Iggesund.
Sex, Death and the Solomons. In 2011, Amnesty International described gendered violence in the Pacific Islands as "a human rights issue of epic proportions". I visited the Solomon Islands for fieldwork that year, for a series of articles documenting the socio-political factors that make it one of the most dangerous places on earth to be born female. For Metro and The New Zealand Herald.
A Jazz-Age Inventor's Quest to Turn Montauk Into Miami Beach. If things had gone according to the plans of Carl G. Fisher, today the quiet, arty fishing town of Montauk would be a northern counterpart to Miami Beach. All that's left is around 80 mock-Tudor houses, hotels and public projects. For Curbed.com.