The reshaping of Auckland’s downtown area in theory and practice.
This rejuvenated rural Otago landscape pays homage to its former industrial use.
Tania Davidge reviews Rem Koolhaas’s 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale.
Bernd Gundermann explains how to increase urban resilience to the effects of climate change in interior spaces.
Joanna Bates reviews a book featuring the new breed of the “21st-century-townhouse”.
Progressive Building investigates the unhealthy level of emissions from household heating.
Peter Wood reviews the new link between Wellington’s suburb of Kelburn and the city centre.
Architect Frank Tonetti believes shipping containers should be the building blocks of choice.
Sweeping changes to house insurance policies could result in homeowners being caught short, RMBF’s Warwick Quinn says.
Stephen Olsen surveys the Resene Architecture & Design Film Festival.
Grace Mortlock ranks movers and shakers from day one of the Vernissage at 2014’s Architecture Biennale.
Richard Blythe’s philosophy on blazing a path to a PhD.
Helen Frances investigates the cost of maintaining heritage-listed buildings.
Amalie Wright provides an analysis of contemporary trajectories in urban park design.
Dr Russel Norman talks about the party’s award to encourage the wider uptake of multi-storey timber construction.
Anthony Vile reviews the PrefabNZ 2014 Conference that took place earlier this year.
Antonia Baker looks at a contemporary kitchen in a 110-year-old villa.
Penny Craswell scopes out Ventura Lambrate, one of Milan Design Week’s experimental satellite sites.
The changing seasons mark progress at the Longbush Ecosanctuary Welcome Shelter.
Antonia Baker examines the three pillars of a healthy home – ventilation, heating and insulation.
This divergent landscape is the result of evolving collaborations spanning nearly three decades.
Architect Adam Flowers says temporary construction is vital to the development of permanence.
Antonia Baker looks at heritage features that add value, not only character, to an old home.
Roger Hiorns’ hauntingly beautiful Seizure 2008, is now permanently on show in Wakefield.
In this third installment of a major house renovation in Ponsonby, Antonia Baker explores the ups and downs of sourcing 110-year-old kauri flooring.
In this second installment of a major house renovation in Ponsonby Anotnia Baker looks at the design process behind this healthy home makeover.
A major house renovation in Ponsonby aims to create a healthy home benchmark for New Zealanders.
There are no standards relating to below-ground waterproofing in residential dwellings in New Zealand, and it is not a restricted building activity, despite its critical importance.
Ice Lab: New Architecture and Science in Antarctica, an exhibition at the Museum of Science & Industry, Manchester, UK.
A huge percentage of New Zealand buildings fail to comply with fire protection standards.
Unitec’s changes and the questions we face.
Labour spokesperson for building and construction, Shane Jones, says the industry isn’t moving fast enough.
The Canterbury rebuild is providing a catalyst for developments in the roofing industry.
Volunteers have toiled tirelessly over the Christmas period working on the Welcome Shelter at the Longbush Ecosanctuary.
Site works have begun for the Welcome Shelter at the 111ha Longbush Ecosanctuary.
NZGBC’s Rohan Bush says there is a long way to go to ensure Christchurch becomes a truly environmentally focused city.
Andy Davies explains how his mixed-tenancy outfit, Ponsonby Central, came together.
From Maori settlements to colonial times, Philip Smith reflects on New Zealand’s history of dry stone wall construction.
Sarosh Mulla muses on that peculiar architectural trope, the corporate lobby.
A new playground at the National Arboretum Canberra is designed to creatively engage and challenge children.