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Queenstown House

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Welcome to the Gary Todd Architecture Portfolio and a selection of our projects.


Proposed Queenstown Convention Centre

Gary Todd Architecture in conjunction with Murray Bennett Design led a consortium of regional, national and international consultants with a proposal to the Queenstown Lakes District Council which was selected as a finalist for evaluation by the QLDC for feasability of the Proposed Queenstown Convention Centre.

Queenstown House

A modernist home located in Queenstown. Refer to Trends link for article.

Mosgiel House

A new two storey contemporary styled home incorporating clean lines, seamlessness, materiality and order defined by stone blade walls.

Far Horizon House

A new residence in Wanaka which combines contemporary and traditional styles

Mosgiel Residence

A new house constructed on a hill above Mosgiel which incorporates contemporary and traditional styles

PACT Multi Unit Residence - Oamaru

A multi unit residence was proposed to merge with the surrounding community to offer private indoor and outdoor living spaces for individuals, with shared living spaces for the controlled interaction between residents, visitors and staff in a safe and homely environment.

Wanaka Residence

The brief required a modern interior for flexible use by a couple, family, and friends, including an apartment with separate indoor and outdoor living spaces.

Meadow Stone Residences

2 modern units with extensive double glazing for maximum indoor to outdoor flow, with aluminum sun louvres and slotted masonry walls for privacy.

Arrowtown Residence

New Residence which reflected a contemporary interpretation of the traditional form and aesthetic of Arrowtown whilst responding to the attributes of its rural residential setting and views to the Remarkables.

Wanaka Apartments

The design concept seeks to provide a new level of design excellence incorporating future proofing, and sustainability.

Mangawera Valley House

A collaborative design through architecture, landscaping and interiors to achieve a contemporary Farm House that celebrates living closely connected to nature. The farmhouse offers panoramic views and sun through light, airy, spacious interiors created by stepped forms in context with the landscape.There is a relaxed and natural feel to the farmhouse that is restful and respectful of an outstanding landscape.

St Clair Residence

New contemporary residence in Dunedin.

Highgate House

Contemporary 2 storey house with timber decking and titan wall cladding continued through double height living area to outdoor deck.

Dunedin Alteration

Villa alterations which enhance traditional character and add contemporary design to improve living spaces, daylight and views. Fittings, finishes, and services were to be modernized.

Woodside Cottage

The revitalization and extension of a small isolated cottage set amongst a forest and stream. A composition of restored and contemporary architecture.

Millers Flat Addition

A contemporary extension and restoration to a historic stone cottage in Millers Flat Otago

Queensberry Hills Residence

The owners desired an interior, that was all about capturing the views. Spaces were to be linked with materials and colours integrated with a vast panoramic rural setting.

Arrowtown House

The clients are a couple who required a compact modern green home on a small sloping site that incorporated sustainability and chose our practice to create a design with environmental awareness.

Albert Town House

A contemporary home to suit a steep site and the Central Otago Climate rising from the strata with flowing interiors connected to a double height space.

Willowbank Apartments Heritage Adaptive Reuse

Wilsons Distillery is a heritage building; Stage 1 was to refurbish a former commercial office within half the building for a new tenant. Our response was to rebrand the office tenancy adding transparent meeting rooms to preserve a spacious industrial interior.

Lake Wanaka Alteration

An elegant glazed steel box addition replaced and refurbished the original three storey home to show that less can become more.


Click on image to view examples of various kitchens designed by Gary Todd Architecture.


Click on image to view examples of various bathrooms designed by Gary Todd Architecture.

Cromwell Residence

Pavilion style house set adjacent park reserve

Urban Design

Click on images to see examples of Urban Design projects in Dunedin, Queenstown and Christchurch

Dunedin Renovation

Traditional Villa renovated to create a larger family home with extra additions, deck and landscaped court to enhance the original character.

Alexandra Residence

A modern home to capture 360 degree views from a central courtyard providing privacy and shelter with floating roofs layered into the rural landscape.

Meadowstone House

New two story Wanaka residence incorporating strong horizontal forms

Wanaka House

New two storey residence in Wanaka with strong contemporary forms and vibrant use of materials

Work in Progress

Design presentation drawings

Taieri Gorge Railway Offices

New office layout and more storage space to improve the operation of their business, and enhance the quality of the interiors in context with the NZHPT Category 1 listing of the Dunedin Railway Station, also listed in the top 200 buildings in the world

Dunedin Commercial Refurbishment

Refurbishment of a historic bluestone building for new offices with light spacious interiors with double glazed interior sliding doors.

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