Build 123: Done once, done right

1 April 2011

Materials performance. Christchurch quake. Movement.

In this issue

done once right This Issue

Feature section: Done once, done right

The recent weathertightness issues and reports of poor workmanship have many asking what has gone wrong in the building industry. We look at how we are doing, what we should be aiming for and the importance of upskilling.

materials performance This Issue

Feature section: Materials performance

Many things can affect the durability of building materials, and we look at a few from earthquakes to skills to corrosion due to dissimilar metals. Most importantly, what can be done to minimise the risks of something going wrong?

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