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Modular Design- Part Two

Modular Design- Part Two

Modular Design- Part Two Last week we discussed the different types of modular design and the many benefits of modular…

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Modular Design-Part One

Modular Design-Part One

Modular Design- Part One Modular design and construction is an area in New Zealand’s design and development that is (finally)…

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What makes a building earthquake-resilient?

What makes a building earthquake-resilient?

What makes a building earthquake-resilient? Earthquakes are one of the most destructive natural disasters in the world! They are aptly…

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The latest trend in eco-cladding; why Yakisugi wood is becoming a must for the eco-warrior homeowner

The latest trend in eco-cladding; why Yakisugi wood is becoming a must for the eco-warrior homeowner

The latest trend in eco-cladding; why Yakisugi wood is becoming a must for the eco-warrior homeowner First of all… what…

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Better out than in? The frightening  truth about indoor air quality

Better out than in? The frightening truth about indoor air quality

Better out than in? The frightening  truth about indoor air quality When you hear the term air pollution it is…

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Don’t let your money go down the drain: How to conserve water in your home

Don’t let your money go down the drain: How to conserve water in your home

Don’t let your money go down the drain: How to conserve water in your home The Earth’s surface is covered…

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5 steps to create an eco-friendly outdoor space

5 steps to create an eco-friendly outdoor space

5 steps to create an eco-friendly outdoor space So you’re building a house, yay. Or maybe you are considering refreshing…

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Is a 6 Homestar rating all it’s cracked up to be?

Is a 6 Homestar rating all it’s cracked up to be?

Is a 6 Homestar rating all it’s cracked up to be? What is Homestar? Homestar is an independent national rating…

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Less is more! What New Zealanders really need in their homes

Less is more! What New Zealanders really need in their homes

Less is more! What New Zealanders really need in their homes A lot of us grew up in 100 square…

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The key to having an energy-efficient home…Passive solar design

The key to having an energy-efficient home…Passive solar design

The key to having an energy-efficient home... Passive solar design What is passive solar design? By now, we are all…

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The most energy-efficient way to heat your home

The most energy-efficient way to heat your home

The most energy-efficient way to heat your home What is hydronic underfloor heating? Hydronic underfloor heating systems are rapidly becoming…

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How our public transit system affects the greater development of our Nation

How our public transit system affects the greater development of our Nation

How our public transit system affects the greater development of our Nation We as a country need more effective public…

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Where to apply recycled materials in architecture and urbanism

Where to apply recycled materials in architecture and urbanism

Where to apply recycled materials in architecture and urbanism Around the world, there is a movement igniting. Engineers and designers…

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The INS and OUTS of airflow: How airtight should your home be?

The INS and OUTS of airflow: How airtight should your home be?

The INS and OUTS of airflow: How airtight should your home be? When planning the build of your house, it…

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Why can’t NZ produce affordable houses?

Why can’t NZ produce affordable houses?

Why can’t NZ produce affordable houses? This is a very common question. So, what exactly is stopping us from building…

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