Not since the industrial revolution has the construction industry faced the kind of widespread change that BIM heralds.
Snøhetta’s Kristian Edwards explains the concept behind the ZEB Pilot House, a net positive energy house in Larvik, Norway.
A report on solving design challenges for health through the presence of water.
In school environments, acoustic requirements should be addressed and integrated, right from the start of the design process.
Plant breeder Todd Layt examines some of the best-performing plants for challenging roadside conditions.
James Legge of Six Degrees Architects in Melbourne discusses the sustainable, architect-as-developer Nightingale model.
Architect Rebecca McLaughlan expresses her concern “for the stories we are silencing within the Christchurch rebuild”.
Lynne Elvins explores the seemingly unlikely connection between virtual reality and interiors.
A review of a selection of influential publications written about the New Zealand-designed landscape since the 1890s.
The final installation of commentary from those involved in rebuilding the city five years after the Canterbury earthquakes.
The fourth in the Future Thinking series, Sarosh Mulla investigates three dimensional point cloud scanning technology.
An exploration of the uneasy relationship between the RMA and the Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga Act.
The second installation of commentary from those involved in rebuilding the city five years after the Canterbury earthquakes.
Jeff Parker, Wood Producers & Manufacturers Association technical manager, talks about the latest advances in timber.
The first installation of commentary from those involved in rebuilding the city five years after the Canterbury earthquakes.
Thousands of Totara tree seeds will be planted for future generations to use, thanks to the Totara Legacy Project.
Bill McKay looks at the technology behind New Zealand’s Future Islands exhibition for the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale.
With urban house prices so high, the self-funded co-housing model could be an antidote to the market-driven developer model.
Dr Ryan Reynolds and Chloe Waretini are pioneering a radical new participatory model for commercial property development.
We need more cooperation between local stakeholders, community and business involvement when making place shaping decisions.
A look at concrete corrosion and how the industry is working together to combat its steady march.
Lynne Elvins examines the issue of plastics recycling at both ends of the process, and explores design-centric solutions.
Stephen Voyle, founder of Context Architects, discusses sustainability and green building practice in New Zealand.
Do landscape architects have the ability to alter behaviours in the direction of sustainability?
PrefabNZ head Pamela Bell looks at the potential future for innovative demonstration housing villages in New Zealand.
Why does “good” architecture, as judged by architects, rarely have anything to do with “doing good,” wonders Rory Hyde.
To meet the challenges of the 21st century, we need to change the way we conceive, manage and build our cities.
The sketches of Arnika Blount from Jasmax and Harry Street of Creative Spaces finish up our Grand Tour summer series.
Some essential tips to assist in leveraging your market knowledge to position your business as an industry leader.
Plant breeder Todd Layt examines the efficacy of various plants and grasses for erosion control.
The artworks of Sir Miles Warren, David Mitchell and Julie Stout feature in our fifth Grand Tour summer series.
A conversation around the meanings and implications of the recent Making the Culturally Shared Landscape marae-based wānangas.
Thomas Denhardt speaks with some pioneers of ‘PC-guided production’, which is changing construction in New Zealand.
For the fourth Grand Tour summer series, we showcase the sketches of architects Jasper van der Lingen and Gordon Moller.
While people worldwide are discussing COP21, the people of Christchurch are more concerned with their property values.
New developments in architecture and technology are making pure air privately available. We should be concerned.
For the third in the Future Thinking series, Sarosh Mulla reports on Make/Use, a user-focused zero-waste fashion project.
Partner Content: An Interface research study on the relationship between psychological well-being, work environments and employee expectations.
Beautiful works by Pete Bossley and Richard Harris are the focus of the third installation of our Grand Tour summer series.
Justin Foote investigates the role of continuing education within the building and construction industry.