We complete this four-part Build series on calculating bracing requirements by looking at roof bracing.
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Specifying and detailing a roof, deck or basement waterproofing membrane is not an area to cut corners.
New research suggests installing photovoltaics on roofs and driving electric cars could transform low-density suburbia from a high-energy consumer to an energy provider for the city.
A café in Auckland’s North Shore with a unique design philosophy has taken out the Supreme title at the 2013 ADNZ Resene Architectural Design Awards.
The Build series on prefab continues, focusing this time on panel or two-dimensional systems. Both cost and time-effective, prefab panels can also have excellent thermal characteristics.
Could Christchurch become our first green city? An environmental rating tool developed specifically for the rebuild makes it a possibility.
The Canterbury earthquakes have created a one-off opportunity to improve the local housing stock. A new service to support housing upgrades during earthquake repair is being rolled out across Canterbury.
Winters past used to be scented by the smell of burning coal and timber. By 2005, though, only 10% of New Zealand homes were heated this way as clean air regulations discouraged the use of these smog-creating fuels.