Some people like their architecture with all the bells and whistles front and centre. Others prefer buildings in which the expert solutions that enhance everyday life are skilfully hidden from view. For architect Rebecca Walker, less “Look at me!” is definitely more — and never more so than when it came to designing her own home.

“I like things that aren’t too fussy,” she says. “Sometimes it’s harder to get them looking simple, but that’s always my goal.”

Rebecca has lived at this Mt Albert address

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