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






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These high-quality homes proudly designed and built by Fowler Homes are just the starting point for your own inspiration. They reflect the latest and best  ideas, materials and technologies to benefit your own home Read more

Home Trends 3402

Placing the kitchen at the heart of a home is not just about creating a convenient zone for easy food preparation and eating meals.Just as important is the way it's seen as an attractive place where family can spend time togeth... Read more

Home Trends 3401

If you're designing a bathroom for a new home or renovating your existing one, you'll quickly discover how involved the process can be.It's not only the challenge of how to fit the different functional zones into the often limi... Read more