Some houses get the joy squeezed out of them during the arduous journey to being designed and built, but this house is not one of them. It is a house in Titirangi by Adam Mercer of Mercer & Mercer Architects, one that stretches exuberantly upwards from its bushy site to get sun and views that must be the envy of many a low-lying neighbour. We'll be featuring this house, photographed by Patrick Reynolds, in full in our April/May issue (out in the first week of April). In the meantime, here's a wee tease: