AND the winner is...

The radical design of the new ASB North Wharf in Auckland is not only turning heads, it's also winning awards, having just picked up the New Zealand Architecture Medal andthe Supreme Award at the Property Council NZ Rider Levett Bucknall Awards Read more

Right on track

A new purpose-built facility for Auckland's new electric train fleet designed by Opus NZ is part of the $600m upgrade to Auckland's suburban rail network. Read more

Study break

Student flatting was never like this a community-inspired project by the University of Auckland has students queuing to live in a new village on the park Read more

synergy at work

Contemporary high-tech office interior by M Moser Associates with white walls and workstations, suspended ceilings, giant screens Read more

Asia performs well

Asian office property markets were fairly resilient during the GFC, with most markets rebounding within a short period Leslie Chua, executive director Asia, IPD Read more

Vital link

A major transport initiative is unlocking Auckland's Eastern Suburbs, and the new Panmure Interchange is a key part of the equation Read more

Open expression

The comprehensive fit-out for the new Perth headquarters of a national construction company reflects interior design values of interaction, engagement and connectivity Read more

urban trends

With myriad influences at play, public artworks, microclusters and growth incubators are transforming the built environment David Grant, Place Associates Read more

Full Protection

Exposed LVL timbers, cardboard tubes and steel shipping containers that form part of the Transitional Cathedral have been treated with a variety of Resene paints Read more





Latest books

Home Trends 3403

The design of our homes – new or renovated – should be an individualistic response to our lifestyle, family set-up and budget. But there are also common requirements we should all aim for – a balance of public and private space... Read more

Home Trends 3307

While we might all have ideas for the home design that we want, consulting a good architect or designer will also open us up to other design possibilities that we haven't thought of.To help get you started on creating the home ... Read more

Home Trends 3306

Renovating a tired and dated kitchen will not only add to your enjoyment of cooking – it can also totally transform the way you use all of your living spaces, indoors and out. But where do you start and what's actually possible... Read more