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The Grow Home is back with these flatpack houses for Dutch first-time homebuyers

As a follow up to our earlier post a few minutes ago mentioning The Grow Home, how’s this spectacular FLAT-PACK(!) home available to Dutch buyers..

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Why Is the Homebuilding Industry Stuck in the 1940s?

North America has the same issues we do when it comes to building houses. Ari Fleischer, designer of ‘The Grow Home’ – a pre-fabricated, row..

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Sustainable building - Building Guide - house design and building tips, architecture, architectural design, building regulations, auckland builder, christchurch builder, wellington builder, hamilton builder, tauranga builder, dunedin builder,...

An eco-friendly home is absolutely possible with a little planning and a dash of creativity https://bit.ly/28SSyp4

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Supreme timber award won by Wellington's 'womb-like' He Tohu Document Centre

Who else reckons this design would make a solid den? https://bit.ly/2prPYuD

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Angry backlash to consent blunder in Auckland's heritage suburbs

And now the fallout from this fiasco begins… http://nzh.tw/12128678 Will anyone be held accountable, we wonder?

0 likes, 1 comments4 days ago

Lighting a Room, Simplified

Lighting is a critical element in creating great spaces in which to live, as this NY Times article covers. Lighting a Room, Simplified https://nyti.ms/2NlEzuY?smid=nytcore-ios-share..

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Los Angeles architects design five radical building concepts for P.O.D.System Architecture

These radical building concepts aren’t exactly practical, but they’re sure to get the creative juices flowing https://bit.ly/2xxx2yf

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Steps to building your dream - Building Guide - house design and building tips, architecture, architectural design, building regulations, auckland builder, christchurch builder, wellington builder, hamilton builder, tauranga builder, dunedin...

About to embark on the process of building your dream home? Here are ten essential steps (plus a few more for good measure!) you need to consider..

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Building consent backlog 'risk' to Auckland Council

It would be too easy… Building consent backlog puts Auckland Council reputation at ‘risk’ https://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/366682/building-consent-backlog-puts-auckland-council-reputation-at-risk

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Two design students build a charming, off-grid summer cabin in a remote Finnish forest

This clever build proves once again that great design can be affordable https://bit.ly/2CRUDj5

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How to Make Your Home Feel More Zen

Bring a sense of calm to your place with these design ideas https://go.brit.co/2CRNYFE

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A new weatherboard cladding system that’s both safe and durable! – https://mailchi.mp/0386c7ec69f1/a-new-weatherboard-cladding-system-thats-both-safe-and-durable-1547953

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Future looks bright for Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece

For a cool $19m… But …history! Once abandoned, this architectural masterpiece is up for grabs – for $19m.https://stuff.co.nz/life-style/homed/houses/106982271/future-looks-bright-for-frank-lloyd-wright-masterpiece?

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Pre-construction - Building Guide - house design and building tips, architecture, architectural design, building regulations, auckland builder, christchurch builder, wellington builder, hamilton builder, tauranga builder, dunedin builder,...

You’ve got a design and you’re all ready to break ground. Here’s what you need to know before construction starts http://bit.ly/2cBng4u

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Photos from Building Guide's post

A new weatherboard cladding system that’s both safe and durable! – https://mailchi.mp/7bdfb0574959/a-new-weatherboard-cladding-system-thats-both-safe-and-durable

1 likes, 0 comments2 weeks ago

Polish architect v stubborn client: House is the winner

A cracking example of out-of-the-box thinking leading to a more elegant solution http://bit.ly/2Lmdxh4

2 likes, 0 comments2 weeks ago

Timeline Photos

From the simple to the sublime, if you’re building or renovating check out our website, for everything you need in one convenient place http://www.buildingguide.co.nz

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Superstar Magazine

Coming to a town bear you? These may be about to get consent for NZ (nowhere more appropriate!).

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Leaky Homes & Weathertightness - Building Guide - house design and building tips, architecture, architectural design, building regulations, auckland builder, christchurch builder, wellington builder, hamilton builder, tauranga builder, dunedin...

Do the research now and avoid dealing with any problems associated with leaky homes in the future http://bit.ly/2d8lz25

1 likes, 0 comments3 weeks ago

Home Builder Reviews and Suggestions

Someone emailed us asking for a few words of advice as they’re about to build their dream home. So here, in a nutshell, are the basics you need..

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