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Current recommendations are that 50 jobs are disestablished within the department which will leave a huge hole in the capacity, experience and technical ability within the department. While we all sup...
The following was revealed in the latest Statistic New Zealand report on building consents processed in October 2013. In October 2013: 1,891 new dwellings were consented, including 133 apartments. Thi... Read more
On the 26th of November EBOSS held its annual SPECIFIED event at the Auckland Town Hall, providing building product suppliers with an overview of insights spanning the architectural industry. Speakers... Read more
At Lifemark we encourage designers to consider not only internal layout when producing a home for the future, but also how that home is accessed. Easy and safe access is required by parents with strol... Read more
The plan will be the single rulebook for the super city and sets out a vision to ensure Auckland’s expected growth is well managed. Pleasingly, it highlights an emphasis on quality housing as it prepa... Read more
Metro GlassTech has recently released the new PosiGlaze Glass Balustrade System to meet market demand; view a PDF of the brochure. So what's driving this laminating transition? Architectural Trends ... Read more
These challenges provide the mayors of these cities with a huge task ahead and one that will be watched very closely by residents. In Auckland, the re-elected Len Brown has started the process of tran... Read more
This is still up 64 percent from the most recent low point in March 2011, but 30 percent below the peak in September 2003. From this morning's Statistics NZ press release: “Following a sustained rise... Read more