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Erskine Chapel's Roof Restoration

Restoring one of the finest examples of Gothic architecture in New Zealand was always going to be an interesting challenge. A collaboration between architects, engineers, heritage organisations, and construction contractors achieved exactly that with the chapel at the Erskine College in Island...

NZMRM And Wind Load Testing: Part 2

In writing this it was not easy to reconstruct the first 8 or 9 years of life of the NZMRM Test Rig. Although the author was involved during most of its life (as an NZMRM Executive member) this involvement increased from “knowing about it” to more recently managing it and hands on “driving”. So...

The New Constellation Bus Station

Changes are happening on the northern busway involving an upgrade to the Constellation Bus Station. It now features pick up and drop off zones in both north and southbound directions with a pedestrian over-bridge for pedestrians to access the northern platform.

The Waka Kotahi New Zealand...

Together But Separate - The Country's First Ultimate Campus - Two High Schools In One

Two Christchurch high schools, severely damaged in the 2011 Christchurch earthquakes, have been rebuilt in a state of the art combined, ultimate campus in North Brighton – a first of its kind in New Zealand.

Shirley Boys’ and Avonside Girls’ High School, known as the Orua Paeroa campus,...

Cardrona Alpine Resort Skifield Entry And Ticket Office

A new entrance and ticket office at Cardrona Skifield is the latest development in a masterplan to improve the visitor experience.

Architects Warren and Mahoney have been involved for many years in the rejuvenation and refinement of the buildings themselves and the layout of the site....

My Whare

Visionwest is one of five providers who make up Housing First - a housing collective that is working towards ending homelessness in Auckland. Their latest initiative is focussed on young people and offers them a chance to find greater independence as they share a close connection with a family...

Synergetic Graduation of a Simple Form

The client purchased a section which was just over a 1000sqm in the middle of suburbia, surrounded by established homes being circa 1960-1970.


Close to Waikato Diocesan School for Girls and to the Fairfield Bridge, providing easy access to Hamilton City, his intention was to achieve...

Recladding 2.5km of noise protection walls

Back in 2011, when the Hobsonville motorway opened – part of a $220 million roading project – its bright orange noise protection walls caused a bit of a stir.


People thought the stark orange was an undercoat for a more acceptable colour. Some locals even took to social media to...

Falcon Brae Villa

Set on 350 acres of private forest and native bush, Falcon Brae Villa is located on the ridge of the property at near 200m elevation with expansive views to the river and the Kahurangi National Park. The villa complex is an architecturally designed, contemporary residence being marketed as an...

Two Sheds in Raglan

Located in a small industrial park just off the highway on the outskirts of Raglan, Two Sheds is a mixed-use development that has been turning heads due to its simple but effective design. The project by Hamilton-based Red Architecture comprises two shed forms with attached office or residential...

Roofing Industries is proud to announce that they have achieved both the Global GreenTag® (ColorCote®) and the Environmental Choice® tick (COLORSTEEL®, Zincalume® and GalvSteel®).

Roofing Industries is the largest NZ owned and operated metal roof and cladding manufacturer in New Zealand. Committed to reducing their environmental impact, they have taken steps to operate with sustainability in mind.

The Global Greentag® Certification is an internationally recognised...

Roofing Industries Launches - True Oak® Deep

A bold and revolutionary new Commercial and Residential Corrugated profile arising from the respected True Oak range of roofing and cladding products. Aesthetically pleasing, functional and providing many design benefits, True Oak Deep will be viewed as a replacement for the “fibre cement” and...

Domaine Thomson Wines

Just as Domaine Thomson Wines showcases the best of the Central Otago and Burgundy terroir, the company’s new cellar and tasting room takes design cues from these two distinct regions.

On the outside, the architecture is reminiscent of the back country huts of Central Otago, and...

Community Project Roofing Industries and PCC

It is well known that New Zealanders give generously to worthy causes, although they often don’t talk about the near $3 billion a year they give to trusts, foundations and charities. Then there are the smaller, locally-promoted fund-raising efforts in communities around the country. When the...

Wall House

The home sits on top of Mt Pleasant in Christchurch with views to a natural landscape of mountain and the waters of the estuary. With the environment front of mind, the owners were mindful of the impact of building and vice versa in this setting. It was critical that the form of the building was...

Tocker House: A Simple Lifestyle in a Complex World.

The “Olde Beach” area of Waikanae is a tightly held group of baches and permanent homes located in a microclimate created by Kapiti Island, an hour north of Wellington. There is a French bakery, a couple of convenience stores, three excellent restaurants and a great beach. It is a very desirable...

Timeless Double Gable Home in Wanaka

Having already developed a home in Wanaka’s Bull Ridge subdivision, builder Nathan Simon had firm ideas about the sort of house he wanted to construct on a neighbouring section. 

“We had developed and lived in the house next door on the street, so buying the neighbouring section allowed...

The Sunderland Hangar re-born at Hobsonville

When a Project Unite crew first walked onto the Catalina Bay hangar site at Hobsonville last year what greeted them was a structural skeleton, only the bones remaining of the historical RNZAF facility which had been home to the air force’s Sunderland seaplanes. 

The building, which had...

Wyuna Bay House 

Having grown up spending his summers holidaying on the Coromandel Peninsula, Daniel Smith had been on the lookout in the area for a section to build on for a while.  When his father spotted sections for sale in a subdivision at Wyuna Bay, Daniel and his wife Daisy took a closer look.  

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Vorstermans Architects: Hillside House, Wellington

Building a stylish and affordable home on a steep, south-facing site was a big challenge for Vorstermans Architects. But it’s one they met so well that the  ‘Hillside House’ recently won a New Zealand Institute of Architects (NZIA) Wellington Architecture Award. 

As the NZIA jury noted: “...

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