Architect Guy Marriage muses on the New Zealand Transport Agency’s contentious Basin Bridge (flyover) proposal.
Stephen Olsen learns from a city that does density well.
Graduate landscape architect Steffan Kraberger muses on the inherent narratives of this well-traversed landscape.
Architecture student Sam Aislabie envisages the kind of city we want Auckland to become 50 years from now.
Urbis reviews a book about some of Australia’s most iconic residential dwellings.
No winter hibernation for the Longbush volunteers.
Julian O’Sullivan, manager of Opus Architecture, discusses issues surrounding the adaptive reuse of whole buildings.
Dean Mackenzie and Hamish Monk discuss how our culture divorces architects from the process of architectural selection.
Landscape Architecture New Zealand reports on the 2014 NZILA Conference.
Jonathan Smith talks about what he loves in his new workspace on Auckland’s College Hill.
Progressive Building talks to the experts about the complexities of seismically strengthening unreinforced masonry buildings.
Matt Wilson and ‘Team Niue’ have finished their ambitious two-week construction of a new facility for Niue Foou Hospital.
Simon van Praag muses on the growing global interconnectivity of placemaking and urban design.
Matt Wilson and team have landed in Niue, now the work really begins.
Houses talks to Ben Sutherland of Makers of Architecture about the next generation of building construction.
Matt Wilson is heading to Niue to build a day-bed facility for hospital patients.
Dr Lee Beattie of The University of Auckland talks about the lack of an ongoing debate around the Auckland Unitary Plan.
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.