Constructing Architecture Constructing Architecture. Materials Processes Structures. A Handbook.Andrea Deplazes (ed.)Birkhäuser, 2005 Construction handbooks are often fairly dry affairs, but this excellent book is a distinct exception. Edited by a professor at Zürich’s ETH, it takes materiophile approach to the discussion of construction. It begins with sections on masonry, concrete, timber, steel, insulation (‘the “invisible” building … Read more
Windy Point house from Wellington wins AAA Cavalier Bremworth Design Awards Wellington architect Andrew Sexton has won $3000 and a Chris Metcalfe designed trophy as the Open winner of this year’s Auckland Architectural Association Cavalier Bremworth Design awards. Head judge Lawrence Nield, recently retired principal of leading Australian architectural practice Bligh Voller Nield, praised the residential … Read more
Win an Alfa Romeo for a Weekend Getaway Become a Member of the AAA. You’ll receive invites to site visits and other special offers. You will also be in to win a weekend getaway at Hot Water Beach, staying in Bures designed by Stevens Lawson, and driving an Alfa Romeo supplied by Precision Automobiles. UPDATE: Thanks to all … Read more
WikiCity Auckland Have you visited WikiCity Auckland yet? It’s a growing database of suggestions for Auckland. Got a complaint or a good idea? It could be anything: a stadium, a ringroad, a cycle lane, a bus stop, a city wall, a park, a tunnel, a wireless network, more stylish roadmarkings, a more sustainable cbd, a powerstation… anything … Read more
Architecture Inspired by Australia This is that rare book – The inspiration for the designs that are featured in the book have been largely informed by the nature of the environment, whether it is red plains, steep escarpments, lush gullies, rolling woodland or golden beaches. Twenty-two of our top architects, many of them award-winners, discuss … Read more
AUT Art+Design Graduating Exhibition 2008 Work by students studying for the Master of Art & Design and Bachelor of Art & Design Honours in Spatial Design, Visual Arts, and Graphic Design. Open weekend 10.00am-5.00pm Friday and Saturday 28 & 29 November. Opening Event 6.00pm-8.00pm, Thursday 27 November. M Block Studio Building 40 St Paul Street Central Auckland Categories Reviews … Read more
AUT Spatial Design End of Year Exhibition Time: 6pm-9pmPlace: WJ Building, Governor Fitzroy Place, AUT Wellesley Campus, Auckland CityContact: firstname.lastname@example.org Categories Reviews and Resources Events and Competitions AAA Site Visits Editorial Architecture For Sale Reviews and Resources Events and Competitions AAA Site Visits Editorial Architecture For Sale Get the latest AAA updates.
NZIA Graphisoft Student Design Awards Time: 5:30pmPlace: Grand Tearoom, Level 7, Heritage Hotel, Hobson Street, AucklandContact: RSVP Justine Francis email@example.com Categories Reviews and Resources Events and Competitions AAA Site Visits Editorial Architecture For Sale Reviews and Resources Events and Competitions AAA Site Visits Editorial Architecture For Sale Get the latest AAA updates.