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Selecting roof claddings

By Alide Elkink 1 December 2008, Build 109, Feature article

Given the many design and statutory requirements for roofing, and the large range of claddings available in today’s market, how do we select the right roofing for a building?

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Resourceful timber

By Nigel Isaacs 1 October 2012, Build 132

Prone to earthquakes and with abundant native timber, New Zealand was quick to adopt timber as a building cladding. It could even replicate stone with design elements such as quoins.

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Designing claddings that comply

By Tony Conder 1 June 2006, Build 94, Feature article

There is enough information around to make sensible judgements about cladding details as long as you keep four key principles in mind. With these in place, whatever the design, your cladding should be weathertight.

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