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Is your new community sustainable? Look for these 3 traits

If you're a home owner looking to move to a sustainable community, you need to understand what actually defines a development as such. This article covers the basics, from housing quality to land use, and what you need to know about sustainable communities in New Zealand.

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4 earthquake-proof skyscrapers to inspire Kiwi architects

New Zealand is a growing nation, with buildings getting taller every year. But earthquakes are a major threat to our security, so how do we protect our Kiwi skyscrapers from the power of the earth? Consider these designs from four overseas tower examples for inspiration.

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The basics of building your own home with windows in mind

How do you choose the right windows when building your own home? There are many factors that come into this decision, all as important as each other.

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Learn the pros and cons of wooden skyscrapers

With many Kiwis planning local timber high-rise construction, it would seem that wooden skyscrapers are the talk of the town. But what are the pros and cons of building tall projects with CLT? We discuss both sides of the debate, covering environmental impact, cost, safety and more.

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7 window considerations when planning your layout

Windows are a crucial part of both your home's exterior and interior appearance.

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The future of building sustainability in New Zealand

In the wake of critical demands for affordable housing and the increasing threat of climate change, the demand for sustainable building practices and products is growing exponentially.

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How to build for New Zealand wind zones

If you're a soon-to-be homeowner building a new property, learning about wind zone requirements is very important

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What is Smartfit® window technology?

Smartfit® window technology is an innovative technology that can be utilised for both windows and doors.  

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How energy efficient are aluminum windows?

As we strive towards a cleaner and greener building environment, it has never been more important to incorporate energy efficiency into our building projects.

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What are the best windows for New Zealand houses?

When building your own home in New Zealand, windows might not be the first thing you think about - but choosing them is one of the most important decisions you will make.