All posts in "Construction & Development"

Your Open-Plan Home is in the Past

27 June 2016

Give me some space. Open-plan homes were a perfect choice in the 50’s when optimists thought everyone could live together in harmony and family should always be together. But the 50’s were sixty years ago. And oh boy, have times changed. The shift from open plan to broken plan Architects are trending more and more […]


Are These New Zealand’s Ugliest Buildings?

2 May 2016

Architects, designers and anyone who doesn’t want eyesores, shield your eyes. The New Zealand population have spoken and agreed these are some of the ugliest fmaous buildings from around the country. Flick through the gallery and choose for yourself which one decides the title of ugliest building in NZ. You might even see a building […]


Read This BEFORE Buying a House in Auckland

28 April 2016

Are you considering buying a house in Auckland? Housing costs may not be your biggest concern. Auckland City Council building inspectors reckon you should be much more concerned about the safety of your home. Auckland city council is currently failing about a third of all homes inspected. Yikes. Council members have been surprised by the […]


Warning: Videos of Building Horror Stories Don’t Shock Council

14 February 2016

A lot of videos have been circulating Facebook of shobby construction. Vidoes so bad you think, “Wow… I”m so glad this isn’t in New Zealand” only to find out the video was shot in Auckland. Or Timaru. Or two towns over from your house. If you haven’t seem them, check out these videos on Stuff – but […]

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