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The Design Guide Issue #11: Materiality

Material – the substance of the world. Concrete, timber, glass, stone and more. Projects from Chile, Vietnam and our own backyard, of course, including featured projects from the NZIA Awards…

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The Design Guide Issue #10: Ten Architects’ Homes

For our Tenth birthday, we wanted to see what ten architects did when they were their own client. The results are spectacular – from Auckland to Queenstown, to Melbourne and Mexico…

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The Design Guide Issue #09: Colour in Architecture

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The stunning new issue is available just in time for Xmas 2017. In this edition we examine the use of colour in architecture to enhance the architectural design and interior ambience.

We have a New Zealand project that was a finalist in the World Architecture Awards, a Scottish house that was the winner of the Royal Institute of British Architects House of the Year, a Shanghai house that is a stunning tribute to the world-famous artist that is receiving accolades around the world, and more…

BUY The Design Guide magazine issue #08 – The Fundamentals of Architecture

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Quality, adaptability and sustainability, all of which affect costs, too, are the new drivers for house design – by lowering maintenance, alterations and energy bills over the lifetime of a building.

In this issue, we return to the fundamentals of house design and how those early decisions affect the ‘fitness’ of a project over the long term. Architects discuss project constraints and opportunities – site and context, brief and budget, climate and construction – and explain their design response with essays, drawings, analyses and photographs. We have chosen projects and topics to stimulate thinking and insight for your building project.

DG_Cover_issue7Our November 2016 Design Guide #07 focuses on “Redefining Luxury”

It showcases five absolutely gorgeous homes from the Pacific Rim, NZ local Architecture Awards, and more. This is a truely fantastic edition (well, we think so anyway), so get your copy here for just $12.95 including postage.

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Buy your own copy of our Building Guide magazine with checklists, advice on regulations, processes and hints and tips around products and services. Just $9.95 inc postage

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The Design Guide #6,  focusing on the “New Suburban Dream” with inspiration and insights provided by leading case studies from award winning NZ architects and their counterparts around the world. Limited Availability!

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Buy the Design Guide Issue #05 focusing on “Creating Economy by Design” with inspiration and insights provided by leading case studies from award winning NZ architects and their counterparts around the world…

Learn how Architecture can make great design affordable!

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Buy our Building Guide magazine and the Design Guide Package for a special price of $17.40 (inc postage).

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Buy the new Design Guide Issue #11 (while stocks last) AND Design Guide Issue #12 for the special price of $18.00 (inc postage)

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