Architecture has been called ‘frozen music’ and in this series of articles we’re going to explore elements of design and building that showcase the flash and the foundations of this music.
If you’re building, come back regularly to check on new insights and products we discover along the way…
Curtains or Blinds?
Or Blinds or Curtains..?
Window Treatments have big impact on what a home feels like inside. It’s a big colour/pattern block and then there are other considerations, like thermal properties, ease of use, cost, etc…
Our friends at Harrisons have explored this topic in their post here, which we’ve shared from their own blog page.
Eco-friendly Food Waste Management
In-sink food waste disposers are actually really good for the environment, and cut down on your rubbish too! What’s not to like…
A new product came across our desk recently for a part of building that’s often overlooked. Tanking, aka waterproofing, is an essential item and often involves highly toxic chemicals. But you can eat this product, and even better, it works a lot better too…read more here…
Off-grid living isn’t a walk in the park by any means… But we can certainly adopt sustainable practices into our modern day lives. Every bit..
The insulation you use doesn’t have to be pink. If you want a more natural alternative to insulate your home, check out our guide to insulation..
They want the new design to be “adapted to the techniques and challenges of our era”. https://bit.ly/2GtRMgb
This is outrageous and a valuable lesson for anyone building. Do your homework – make sure you have a contract and read it before signing it…
The Companies office is about to do a push to the construction industry for the PPRS scheme – the Personal Property Securities Register. This..
Building System Legislative Reform Programme public consultation | Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment
Minister @JennySalesa and MBIE have released their plans for revamping the 2004 Building Act here… There’s a bold mix of regulatory, structural..
We’re hearing lots of reports of slowdowns happening, across architects, builders and merchants, and we’re getting confirmation from others in..
The building material of the future…