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.
Artichoke identifies the ten key drivers shaping hospitality and expanding the designer’s role.
David Mitchell reviews Auckland Art Gallery’s California Design, 1930–1965: Living in a Modern Way exhibition.
Resource consent for the Longbush Ecosanctuary Welcome Shelter has been granted.
Rowena Hockin reports on a WAF talk on the topic of longevity in architecture.
Sourcing green materials to comply with the world’s most stringent sustainability measures is proving to be a huge challenge.
Architecture Van Brandenburg is bringing some Kiwi ingenuity to China.
Roving at WAF, Melbourne architect Rowena Hockin asks “where’s the delight in a world without stairs?”.
Chris Bruin reflects on riverside precincts in Seoul and Lyon.
Simon Haines says the Government will take action on construction, as a result of numerous political hot potatoes.
NZIQS president, Julian Mace, says cost escalation will happen, but what we don’t know is when.
Helen Frances visits an addition to Wellington’s green building circle, the Sustainability Trust Building.
Minister for Small Business, John Banks, talks about the opportunities ahead, and making the most of technology.
A thirteen-year journey to preserve part of New Zealand’s diminishing low-land forest ecology is beginning to bear fruit.
Is the focus on protecting loss of life detrimental to the long-term resilience of New Zealand’s commercial building stock?
Andrew Patterson discovers the numerous architectural ‘moments’ at the 2013 Venice Art Biennale.
Colin Martin reviews the Serpentine Pavilion in London by Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto.
Consultant James Calder discusses how shifting work styles and technology are changing the legal workplace.
Simon Bush-King discovers two very different restaurants that take unusual surface treatments to higher levels.
David Mitchell contrasts China’s attitude to housing with our own here in New Zealand.
Dr Lynn Churchill reports on the Design Speaks: Workplace/Worklife Forum, held in August 2013.
Tony van Raat tackles the challenges and possible solutions for achieving quality low-cost housing in New Zealand.
Bill McKay examines the ‘classic’ period of state housing in New Zealand, from an architectural perspective.
With only a fraction of residential dwellings remediated, the range of problems surfacing in leaky buildings is wide-ranging.
A graduate’s view of the 2013 Australia & New Zealand Student Architecture Congress.
Deputy Prime Minister Bill English talks about the Budget 2013, the Christchurch rebuild, and lifting productivity.
David Hayes says managing complexity with simplicity is the only way to improve the quality of building envelopes.
Renée Davies reflects on some key moments of the The IFLA50 World Congress, held in Auckland.
A showcase of 30 years of work by landscape’s pioneer of “new wave naturalism,” Piet Oudolf.
Corporate real estate professionals gathered at the Viaduct Events Centre on 27 June to discuss the future of the industry.
Sydney architect Eoghan Lewis reflects on the 2013 National Architecture Conference – Material.