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Resilient home winner shows how we may cope with climate change in the future

Some interesting environmental innovations on show here http://bit.ly/2h3ehu0

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Renovations, Additions and Alterations

Thinking about renovating over summer? Don’t do a thing until you read this http://bit.ly/1YAgOJo

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The tiny family home built for the future

Is bigger always better? Not for this enterprising family http://bit.ly/2gQbAi6

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Energy-efficient minimalist cabin blends into an alpine forest

A stunning bit of energy-efficient minimalism, if that’s your sort of thing http://bit.ly/2gHtNz5

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Design Guide

We’ve been quite busy. Our new edition of the Design Guide – it’s fabulous and you can buy yours here… http://www.buildingguide.co.nz/our-magazines..

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Auckland is booming but competitors are growing...Keep your brand in front of key customers...*|URL|*

Auckland is booming but competitors are growing…Keep your brand in front of key customers

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Noise on a Building Site

Noise is one of those things you don’t always think about, until you’re on the other end of it. Know the limits and stay on the good side of..

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Future buildings need to be resilient: NZ Green Building Council

Something for builder’s of all sorts to consider http://bit.ly/2gFGjhK

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BoB. Perhaps the 2nd best way to talk to builders...

BoB. Perhaps the 2nd Best way to talk to builders…

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Builder fined for dangerous, illegal gasfitting - National - NZ Herald News

Builders can cut corners. Keep watch. Ensure qualified profs do work they’re supposed to (& Get the Building Guide) http://bit.ly/2gDmaZR

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New workplace rules fail to stop deaths - Business - NZ Herald News

Health and Safety on site is not a joke – 43 people died at the workplace last year as a result of accidents. However, the new legislation doesn’t..

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Wrapping up

The trick with houses is that the work is never really ‘done’, here’s some tips on wrapping up and ongoing maintenance http://bit.ly/2fTiaEU

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Up Homes Customizable Houses

An interesting innovation in customisable architecture and sustainable housing http://bit.ly/2fDy42D

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Mike Hosking Breakfast

Mike Hosking questions how regulations are being applied and managed here following relatively modern buildings failing in the latest quakes,..

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Open-plan living in 'pod-tainer'

“As Grand Designs showed us, it might pay not to get too ambitious with shipping containers. But for tiny homes, they can be spot on.” http://bit.ly/2fDvmdM

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Design Guide

NZ Architecture Awards last night and we’re featuring them on our Design Guide page all week…

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Business Insider

And when you really want to open up to the world… For ideas like this check out our Design Guide page and website – http://www.designguide.co.nz..

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The cost of building in NZ

We look at the variable to consider when costing out your next big build http://bit.ly/1UAhcp3

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Porta Fences

And you thought wooden fences were all the same? No longer. We saw this new range from Porta Fences and were blown away. We love these. Fencing..

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A monsoon-proof mansion

While we’re in no danger of monsoons, building to suit the particular climate of your location is a way of ensuring maximum comfort now and in..

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