Kaiteriteri Family Bach - Nelson, New Zealand

This modern take on kiwi bach living features Abodo’s Vulcan timber cladding and screening.

Project details

Redbox Architects
Jason Frater
Living Design
Vulcan Screening in Protector - Teak
Vulcan Cladding in Sioo:x Wood Coating
Photography credit
Dominique White
Completion date
Early 2019
Nelson, New Zealand

Designed by Redbox Architects as a series of sleeping cabins with glass linkways, the bach is built around a central entertaining space and outdoor deck opening toward the wetland and gardens.

Vulcan Cladding in Sioo:x coating provides a natural, fresh contrast to the Vulcan Screening in Protector - Teak for the entry and garage (including a hidden timber garage door).

This material palette enhances this cabin-esque feel by using weathered timber shiplap horizontally on the sleeping cabins, vertically on the central cabin, with a contrasting façade wrapping the utility spaces.

The timber rain screen system in Vulcan Screening complements the weathered-look cladding, with large entry and carport gates of the same materials - allowing the front of the bach to be seamlessly closed off, providing total privacy.

Kaiteriteri Family Bach Vulcan Cladding and Vulcan Screening Abodo Wood 8


  • Winner - Nelson/Marlborough New Zealand Institute of Architects Awards 2020 - Housing Category


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Abodos Vulcan Timber Cladding thermally modified NZ pine
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Vulcan Screening in Protector Natural Abodo Wood
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Protector Coating Abodo Wood
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Abodo Wood sioox
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