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Tim Melville elected as NZIA president

It was announced that Auckland architect and Warren and Mahoney principal Tim Melville will take up the role of president of the New Zealand Institute of Architects. He will serve a two-year term until May of 2020. Melville is a University of Auckland alumnus and joined Warren and Mahoney in 2012. Prior to this, he was […]

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Using Prints in Commercial Interiors

Decor trends are always evolving. As such, the constant innovation in commercial interiors for public and private consumption are calling for more malleable, unique and interactive designs. Among a plethora of new trends, it is noted that 71 per cent of consumers are willing to pay more for personalisation. Moreover, the combination of new production […]

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Winners of Dulux Colour Awards 2018 Revealed

The winners of Dulux Colour Awards 2018 have recently been announced at the National Gallery of Victoria. 15 New Zealand designers were shortlisted for the awards. The Crimson Education Office designed by Patrick Loo won the International category. Murali Bhasker from BOON was a judge at the 2018 awards and admired Patrick’s colour pallet in this project. Davina Harper, […]

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Buchan Expands into Global Practice

Through a merger with three other firms, Buchan expands into a leading global design practice. Buchan made an announcement early May that it has unified three practices in Australasia, Asia and Europe into one global company. The merger has resulted in a brand new face for the group, which includes a name shift from The […]

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Sky Tower Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

Hailed as New Zealand’s tallest building, Sky Tower is stepping into its 20th year since its opening. The iconic landmark is an unmissable sight in the Auckland skyline and has attracted over 15 million tourists in the past 15 years. Not only is it a must-see attraction, but it is also frequently lit up during […]

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Floor Preparation with Concrete

Concrete has become a major factor in the construction industry over the last one hundred years, it has also more recently become a product that can be a decorative part of any building. The recent building boom seen across Sydney and Auckland have made concrete a more versatile and valuable product than ever before. More […]

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Registrations Open For Auckland Build

Registrations have now opened to the public for Auckland Build NZ’s Leading Construction Exhibition. This must attend event for the construction, design and architecture industry will be taking place at the ASB Showgrounds on 2-3 November. Tickets are free, but they are however limited, we do therefore recommend registering early. Please note: tickets include access […]

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World Architecture Festival

14 NZ Projects Nominated – World Architecture Festival

14 New Zealand projects nominated for WAF 2017 The annual World Architecture Festival Awards will be held on 15 -17 November at Arena Berlin, Germany. This year 14 New Zealand construction projects from various categories such as: culture, mixed use and new & old have been nominated as World Architecture Festival 2017 finalists. It is […]

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Interior Award Winners 2017

Interior Award Winners 2017 Announced

Interior Award Winners 2017 Announced in Auckland Over 300 interior designers and architects attended the 2017 Interior Awards to witness the award winners and enjoy the networking evening at the Metropolis Museum, Auckland on June 29. Nine categories were presented: Retail, Hospitality, Workplace (up to 1000m²), Workplace (over 1000m²), Civic, Installation, Craftsmanship, Emerging Design Professional […]

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Interview with A+W•NZ

We recently interviewed the Co-founder of Architecture + Women • NZ Lynda Simmons on her thoughts on the architecture industry. In the interview, she discusses their association and their role, the challenges faced by women architects and the ways to overcome these challenges. Read the full interview here.

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