Wayne Brown, the freshly inaugurated Mayor of Auckland, has been in office for nearly four months and is…
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Project Lighting introduces their Beyond Bespoke Custom Lighting service. Their continuing goal is to produce the world’s finest custom lighting and light sculptures, handcrafted in Europe and Australasia to our clients exacting requirements and delivered globally.
An interesting extract from a Dezeen's hosted video chatting with Mary Parsons, the commissioner behind the Building Better, Building Beautiful report in the UK. It's a good insight into urban planning initiatives in the UK and highlights some of the lessons we all need to learn about poor planning on our housing developments. A good video for all architects and developers.
How do you frame a mass timber building? Is the best way to do it 100% as timber, or should you utilize a hybrid approach incorporating other structural materials? Bearing walls vs. post and beam vs. post and plate? How does project use and size affect these decisions?
Follow the crew at Compound as they build an energy-efficient home to passive house principles. In this 5 part series, we will go into minute detail on what it takes to build a house like this in New Zealand.
The talk will investigate the EU's New European Bauhaus initiative and the UK's Building Better, Building Beautiful housing commission, plus a new report on place-making by UNStudio.
MOD X interviews Connect Homes, an architect led single family turn key modular company focused on high quality and affordability. Gordon Stott, Jared Levy and Greg Leung discuss their journey from bespoke design and manufacture to delivering middle market and homeless solutions through standardization and platform development.
In this live talk produced by Dezeen in collaboration with surface brand CDUK, designer Oliver Heath will discuss biophilic design and the importance of using sustainable materials. Watch live from 3:00pm London time.
Follow the crew at Compound as they build an energy efficient home to passive house principles. In this 5 part series we will go into minute detail on what it takes to build a house like this in New Zealand.
One of the biggest misconceptions about timber buildings is that they do not perform well in fire. Although mass timber elements can be encapsulated in gypsum wallboard or a similar material to achieve the required fire-resistance rating, most designers and owners prefer to leave the timber elements exposed.