Condon Scott Architects Ltd is a boutique, award-winning NZIA registered architectural practice based in Wanaka, New Zealand.

Over the past 30 years, our practice has designed a wide range of high-end residential and commercial projects in Queenstown, Wanaka, the Central Otago region and further afield.

Directors Barry Condon and Sarah Scott, together with their highly skilled architectural team of ten, deliver a full design and construction management service from initial concept design through to tender management, contract administration and interior design.

We approach each commission as a bespoke and site specific project. Our studio offers strong design-led architecture and focuses on integrating our clients’ needs with sound building practices to maximise the potential of each project. As designers we seek to capitalise on each sites unique environmental conditions and natural surroundings.

We offer innovative solutions to demanding sites and design briefs. We have extensive experience in complex Resource Consent and Building Consent Applications for sensitive and outstanding visual amenity landscapes.

Awards

2020

NZIA SOUTHERN ARCHITECTURE AWARDS

Winner of a Housing Award at the 2020 NZIA Southern Architecture Awards (Ruby Ridge House, Wanaka)

NZIA NATIONAL ARCHITECTURE AWARDS

Shortlisted for a National Housing Award at the 2020 NZIA New Zealand Architecture Awards (Ruby Ridge House, Wanaka)

Designers Institute of New Zealand Best Awards

Finalist for a Residential Award at the 2020 DINZ Best Design Awards (Ruby Ridge House, Wanaka)

NZ INSTITUTE OF BUILDING (NZIOB) AWARDS 

Finalist for a Consultant Category Award at the 2020 NZIOB Awards (Barry Condon for Ruby Ridge House, Wanaka)

2019

NZIA SOUTHERN ARCHITECTURE AWARDS

Winner of a Small Project Award at the 2019 NZIA Southern Architecture Awards (Kirimoko Tiny House, Wanaka)

Designers Institute of New Zealand Best Awards

Bronze Award 2019 DINZ Best Awards (Kirimoko Tiny House, Wanaka)
Finalist 2019 DINZ Best Awards (Lake Hawea House, Wanaka)

TRENDS INTERNATIONAL DESIGN AWARDS 

Highly Commended at the TIDA New Zealand Architect New Home of the Year 2019 Awards (Lake Hawea House, Wanaka)

2018

New Zealand Institute of Architects

Winner of a Housing Award at the 2018 NZIA Southern Architecture Awards (Kelvin Heights House, Queenstown)

TRENDS INTERNATIONAL DESIGN AWARDS 

Runner-Up for Architect New Home of the Year 2018 Award (Valley Crescent House, Wanaka)

Registered Master Builders House of the Year 

Gold Award in the Southern Region New Homes over $2m category (Kelvin Heights House, Queenstown)
Gold Award in the Southern Region GIB Showhome category (Grandview House)

Our complete awards list can be viewed here >>

Press

  • NZ House & Garden
October 2020 Architecture NZ - NZIA Local Architecture Awards
September 2020 NZIA - 2020 New Zealand Architecture Awards Shortlist
September 2020 NZ House & Garden - Home of the Month - Lake Hawea House
August 2020 Archipro Project of the Month - Ruby Ridge House
August 2020 Decor Punk - Ruby Ridge House
August 2020 Hunting for George - Hidden Hills Retreat
July 2020 The Local Project - Lake Hawea House
July 2020 ArchitectureNZ Magazine - Wanaka Community Hub
July 2020 Contemporist.com - Hidden Hills Retreat
June 2020 Hunting For George - Ruby Ridge House
June 2020 Dwell (USA design website) - Kirimoko Tiny House
May 2020 Otago Daily Times (ODT) - 'Bold Profile, Stunning Views' - Ruby Ridge House
May 2020 Archipro - 6 Inspiring Alpine Homes - Brewer House
May 2020 Decor Punk (UK design website) - Kirimoko Tiny House
May 2020 ArchitectureNow: Desirable Abode (Ruby Ridge House)
April 2020 Urbis Magazine - Ruby Ridge House
April 2020 Trends Magazine - Lake Hawea House - Editorial
Dec 2019 MSN News - Award-winning tiny homes that are beyond genius
July 2019 Trends Volume 35 - Valley Crescent House
July 2019 Architecture New Zealand - Kirimoko Tiny House NZIA Awards
June 2019 Stuff: Wanaka Tiny House Wows NZIA Judges to Win Award
May 2019 NZ Life & Leisure: In Your Backyard - Kirimoko Tiny House, Wanaka
April 2019 Treehugger (Major US Sustainability Website) - Kirimoko Tiny House
Feb 2019 ArchiPro Curated Collection - Sun Seeker - Kelvin Heights House, Queenstown
July 2018 Houses Magazine (Issue 48) - Valley Crescent House, Wanaka
Our complete media archive can be viewed here >>