A university research project is using data from the Canterbury earthquakes to evaluate methods and models that predict expected damage to multi-storey reinforced concrete buildings during earthquakes.
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When a company has the best results among larger builders for overall satisfaction in a BRANZ new house owners’ satisfaction survey, you have to ask the question – what did they do right?
A team of 28 scientists, including Dr Malcolm Cunningham from BRANZ, won the $500,000 2014 Prime Minister’s Science Prize for internationally recognised work on health and housing.
Tim Nees, in the new role of Architect in Residence at the University of Canterbury, talks to Build about collaboration between disciplines and his hopes and concerns, for the architecture of the re-emerging city.
John Walsh, the New Zealand Institute of Architects’ Communications Manager, provides an insider’s view of In:situ, the 2015 NZIA conference.
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.
Chelydra Percy took up the position of the BRANZ Group Chief Executive Officer on 18 November 2013.
It’s clear architectural designer Craig Jarvis has always been up for a challenge, and now, in possibly the biggest test of all, he has registered the first New Zealand home to attempt to achieve the very strict criteria set by the Living Building Challenge.
David Kelly, the new Chief Executive of the Registered Master Builders Association (RMBA), steps into the role at an exciting time in the industry. He tells Build a bit about himself and how he sees the lie of the land.
Nine out of 10 New Zealanders rate good sun and insulation as ‘important’ or ‘very important’ when choosing a new home.