Leading voices from NZ's design and construction industry share their expertise on carbon, sustainability and regenerative design.
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In this guest post by the team at Tricia Love Consultants, we share an exciting update on the first Landscape and Infrastructure project in the world to receive Living Building Challenge vs4.0 Petal Certification.
Guest post by Jerome Partington, JASMAX.
Time to get with the new paradigms of Net Zero Energy, Net Zero Toxicity (in materials) and Net Zero Carbon. Jerome Partington of Jasmax and CEO Living Future Rākeiora explains how you can play your role and create positive outcomes for your clients and projects. These can be immediate and powerful wins for our industry, our clients, our communities and Papatūānuku.
GUEST POST: Jon & Yoshimi Brett discuss breaking down silos and ego-centric thinking to steer the industry towards more eco-centric ways of thinking.
Ready! Fire! Aim! Sound Familiar? We’re often juggling multiple issues with a constant focus on value management and missing the real value. What if we shifted our thinking?
Creating living buildings opens up conversations about design, sustainability and regeneration of natural resources.
Written by Jerome Partington, JASMAX: If we aren't sure about a chemical or product's toxicity or health impacts, we shouldn't use it.
Blog post by Jerome Partington, JASMAX: I've written several posts which highlight the big challenges and likely outcomes New Zealand is facing by our current 'unsustainability' – especially issues of growing social inequality and unmanageable climate change.
Kiwis like to get things done – fast. The quicker the design period and the faster the build, the fewer overheads and less risk to the client and contractor. It makes good business sense. Or does it?
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