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Gil-plans Architecture

Ben Gilpin
04 904 4575
021 285 4454
44 Kapiti Road, Paraparaumu

Ben Gilpin is an award winning architect. Last year he received recognition for two of his projects - an Otaki farm house designed for a retiring couple and a funeral home in Waikanae.

His design for the Otaki home scored him the residential new home between 150m2 and 300m2 architectural design award and a Resene colour in design award.

At first glance, this was a "simple, object-in-the-landscape type of project", the judges said.

However, on approach, a level of complexity was revealed through stepping levels and shifting wall planes articulated in strong hues and timber highlights, they said.

On the other hand, Gilpin's Waikanae funeral home received a commended in the commercial/industrial category.

Judges comments on the elegant division of spaces for commemoration and funeral preparation within a "well-enclosed envelope."

Creating cost effective and cutting edge design solutions for commercial landscaping, new housing or sustainability. Gil-plans architecture is the place to go on the Kapiti Coast.