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Olympic House becomes one of the most sustainable buildings in the world - Olympic News

Olympic House, the new HQ of the International Olympic Committee has received 3 of the most rigorous sustainable building certifications in the..

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

And, a final one for the day. This is a not unusual event – make sure you take a bit of time to learn the processes and protect yourself. A little..

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Builders' contracts 'draconian' and unfair to homeowners, expert John Green says

And if you thought our previous post was a rarity, think again. The cliche of Dodgy Builders is because it’s a regular problem – and make sure..

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Renovation horrors caused by unrealistically low renovations 'estimates'

We keep banging on about this, so this time we thought we’d let someone else bang on about it instead. Renovations are traps and taking the lowest..

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More than in any other room good bathroom design depends on forward planning as the style of fittings and equipment needs to be governed by practicality…

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Artificial intelligence sees construction site accidents before they happen

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From Sinks to Sewers

So funny. Warning – swearing. Lots of swearing.

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“A great building must begin with the unmeasurable, must go through measurable means when it is being designed and in the end must be unmeasurable.”

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Two weeks from the rental deadline, the insulation industry is at total capacity

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Renovations uncover teenage 1960s time capsule in New Plymouth

This is amazing! A time capsule of a typical 1960s teenager’s pop culture crushes has been uncovered by a Taranaki teacher during house renovations…

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Photos from Building Guide's post

The fire in the range hood was exciting this morning. Firing off the fire extinguisher while putting away (fortunately not needed) by accident..

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

To help you maintain control over your house construction and be another set of eyes for mistakes – we’ve put together a comprehensive construction..

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Yes or no?!!!

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

Designing your own home? Where to start? A good design process is key to a successful project. Design evolves over a period of time during which..

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Storage Solution for Small Houses: Useful Examples

Storage is always a major consideration, but also one that offers great creativity in finding solutions. Check out these great ideas here and..

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Neighbours at war over 134-year-old retaining wall

Fences (and walls). But when your neighbour is rich and uncooperative… It seems to us this guy’s being deliberately difficult and it’s..

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Insurance expert's warning to New Zealand homeowners

“insurance in New Zealand is changing rapidly and too many homeowners aren’t aware. Those who’re receiving stonking great bills from their insurance..

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Greymouth tradie awarded $30k after boss sexually harasses her

Behaviour is important and sexually suggestive actions of any sort can be construed as harassment. http://nzh.tw/12235583

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Factors in construction sector suicides? First report out on 300 deaths in a decade

We’ve said the industry is broken for many years and now more proof is coming out everyday. This is appalling and deeply saddening… http://nzh.tw/12235114

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A 3D Tour of Frank Lloyd Wright's "Fallingwater"

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