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Inadequate site selection decisions can eventuate in a closing-off of later desirable design options for efficient passive thermal design.
Recent changes in Section C (Fire/Surface Finishes) of the NZBC have reduced the options for acoustic absorption in interior spaces. Read more
Numerous local and world-wide studies suggest classrooms are greatly affected by acoustic quality. Here, we look at acoustic effects on learning environments and how to absorb unwanted noise. Read more
ADNZ are excited about the launch of our second issue of Defign magazine, which celebrates the unique talent of Kiwi designers and provides inspiration for anyone looking at building or renovating a h... Read more
DORMA's office is a showcase of some of the fantastic operable wall systems not regularly associated with DORMA in New Zealand, as say automatic doors or architectural hardware. Read more
When making design decisions on thermal aspects of building materials and constructions, it is important to put them in perspective to maximise their performance – the inter-relational 'sweet-spot' – ... Read more