Model Citizens @ home: Send us your lockdown creations
As New Zealand continues staying home, we've got an activity for the whole family. Use whatever materials you can find, create a model home and send us the result!
Objectspace announces partnership with Architectus
The Auckland-based gallery committed to showcasing craft, design and architecture has announced architecture firm Architectus as their "strategic design partner".
Auckland ferry terminal redevelopment opens to the public
A new six-berth Ferry Landing together with the public downtown waterfront space, Te Wānanga, was a collaborative effort from Isthmus, Auckland Transport, Auckland Council, mana whenua partners and other stakeholders.
Queenstown hotel wins 2021 Dulux Colour Awards Grand Prix
The winners of the 35th Dulux Colour Awards have been revealed, with Queenstown’s Central Hotel taking home the top prize for New Zealand.
Kāinga Ora announces first Passive House development
Architects behind the project, Peddlethorp, report that the Passive House public housing development in South Auckland is the first public housing project funded by Central Government in Australasia.
Finalists announced: Brick Bay Folly 2021
With sustainability, the pandemic and climate and biodiversity crises front of mind, this year’s Brick Bay Folly entries tackled issues beyond those of simply translating whimsical computer renders into constructed reality.
Ars Electronica coming to New Zealand
This free, fully online, media arts festival will offer installations situated at the intersection of art, technology, and society from 8-12 September.
Auckland Council announces plans to complete Queen Street redesign
The last three stages of the design include widened footpaths, a zone for essential vehicles only and further prioritisation of pedestrians in some areas.
Watch: Using GIS Technology to gain Resource Consent
See how Boffa Miskell used geographic information system (GIS) software to evaluate likely visibility from certain structures to bolster the resource consent application for a client.
Colours for a new era
Dulux has released its colour forecast for 2022 with three palettes for a changed and changing world, informed by year-round research and engagement with specialists around the world.
University of Auckland project receives highest ever Green Star Design score
The design for the new Social Sciences Building has been recognised as setting new benchmarks for carbon use and general sustainability.
Andy Gentry to lead Woods Bagot’s Auckland studio
The company has announced that the former chair of their Melbourne studio has been selected to lead their team in Auckland.
Kiwi firm CTRL Space shortlisted for Eat Drink Design Awards
Three projects across two categories from the Auckland-based team have been named finalists in this year's Eat Drink Design awards, including Interior Awards finalist Hotel Ponsonby.
Dorrington Atcheson Architects hiring at the graduate and intermediate/senior level
Dorrington Atcheson Architects (DAA) in Auckland's Grey Lynn is looking to hire a graduate along with an intermediate/senior level architect on a maternity cover contract.
New residential development planned for Epsom
Continuing on the medium-density trend, developers Lamont & Co (also behind recent projects like SKHY, Fabric and The Onehunga Mall Club) have announced a new $35 million project in Epsom.
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