The Year in Review: Highs and Lows of 2018

2018 was another crazy year for our industry...    Here’s a roundup of global and local issues that defined the year. Artificial Threat We started the year with a huge wave of commentary predicting...

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The Year in Review: Highs and Lows of 2018

2018 was another crazy year for our industry...    Here’s a roundup of global and local issues that defined the year. Artificial Threat We started the year with a huge wave of commentary predicting how a technology leap in Artificial Intelligence (AI) was set to cause...

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China opens world’s longest sea bridge in Hong Kong

China has officially opened the world's longest sea bridge after nine years of construction and controversy.  At more than 34 miles long, the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge is part of a master plan to create a global science and technology hub by connecting two Chinese...

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Treehouse dream fulfilled with Gerard

Since being a small child, Rik Hothersall had dreamed of living in a house among the treetops. So when his wife Boio agreed to this lofty ideal, the couple set about building on a section in the middle of a forest. Having chosen one of New Zealand’s harshest...

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Speedfloor: Faster, lighter and easier

Speedfloor’s engineered light-weight residential and commercial suspended floor solution provides exceptional performance and construction efficiency. Its long spanning capability and construction flexibility allows the steel joist to be easily included in a variety...

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The fresh new look of Lookcrete™

Concrete is the “new white” being embraced by kitchens across Europe. Lookcrete™ draws inspiration from the rugged coastal beauty of the island of Crete and is the first cabinetry solution to deliver the concrete look to New Zealanders. A melamine product, Lookcrete™...

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At home in its surroundings

Performing in New Zealand’s most demanding environments, Marley Stratus Design Series spouting makes a powerful statement. Discover its dramatic expression here…

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Glow in the Dark

Used in London’s Underground and the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Ecoglo hybrid exit sign is an emergency exit sign designed to be used in and around buildings. The product answers the cry of builders, architects, designers, building owners and managers, and those...

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Duotherm

  Duotherm is a warm roof system, consisting of waterproof membranes over a thermal insulation board that can be applied to metal, plywood or concrete roofing. This architecturally designed solution has been created for high-end residential and commercial properties....

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Tall Timber for Airport Terminals

Bangkok is undergoing a development boom and international architects are partnering with local firms, delivering dramatic statements in the process. The latest project to be announced is Terminal 2 at Suvarnabhumi International Airport. State-owned Airports of...

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Women in Architecture Awards

Now in its eighth year, the Women in Architecture campaign is an initiative of Architects Journal and The Architectural Review. It combines an annual survey, a partner programme and a series of events and awards that promote role models for young women in...

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