Wellington School of Architecture’s focus on mātauranga Māori to increase with new specialisation
From this year, Te Herenga Waka Victoria University of Wellington’s School of Architecture will offer a new specialisation for students to focus on mātauranga Māori.
Video: Jeff Thomson's "Mesh" at Brick Bay
Jeff Thomson's latest addition to the Brick Bay Sculpture park is the site-specific "Mesh".
EQC claim "stunning" results for CLT in latest research
New research claims cross-laminated timber (CLT) walls are feasible and cost-competitive with steel or concrete systems in low-rise buildings and could offer significant environmental benefits.
36th Dulux Colour Awards call for submissions
Design professionals are invited to enter the annual celebration of colour and its use in the built environment. Entries close 28 February 2022.
Rainbow excellence shines brightly in midst of the pandemic
The winners of the 2021 Rainbow Excellence Awards were announced in a live virtual awards presentation on Thursday 25 November, with interior architecture practice Spaceworks taking out the Supreme Award.
‘Women's mental health in construction’ study needs you
A group of researchers at AUT is looking for women in the New Zealand construction industry to contribute to their mental health study.
Claude Megson recognised in UK civic architecture journal
A comprehensive review of the work of New Zealand architect Claude Megson and its relevance to the UK contemporary scene has appeared in the UK Journal of Civic Architecture, edited by Patrick Lynch.
The Diary of a Debacle: The Slum Enabling Act and Other Matters
Past Chair Urban Auckland Julie Stout says the proposed Resource Management (Enabling Housing Supply and Other Matters) Amendment Bill creates a blanket approach to city planning.
Scion Innovation Hub receives global recognition
Scion Innovation Hub Te Whare Nui o Tuteata has won the top award in the Higher Education and Research category at the World Architecture Festival (WAF).
Velodrome plan spins its wheels
A design consortium has spent the past 15 years working on a scheme to cover and upgrade Whanganui’s 26-year-old velodrome, which is in a state of disrepair.
11,000-piece artwork set to welcome visitors to Te Pae Christchurch
A major new artwork by artist Lonnie Hutchinson, entitled Hana, will soon be installed in the foyer of Te Pae Christchurch, ahead of the Convention Centre’s planned opening in December.
YMCA Ōtautahi Christchurch – investing in the next generation
The government’s shovel-ready initiative has given the go-ahead to a major development of YMCA’s Ōtautahi Christchurch city site.
Te Whakaoranga o te Puhinui wins international recognition
An ambitious plan to regenerate a polluted Auckland waterway has recently been recognised at this year’s Asia Pacific International Federation of Landscape Architects awards.
Vale Nigel Rye
Nigel Rye, design industry stalwart and CoreNet NZ executive director has died.
Context Architects sustainable housing project on show at UN Climate Change Conference
Kainga Ora – Homes and Communities’ sustainable public housing pilot project, Ngā Kāinga Anamata, features at COP26.
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