12 Years today, I graduated with my Bachelor of Architectural Studies. It’s a celebration moment. So often I look at what I have yet to do or do...


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Ventilation is something that Covid has made us all more aware of. Traditionally in our New Zealand Architecture we have relied on opening our windows...


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There has been some discussion in the Architectural Design industry about Thermal bridging and how it affects a buildings thermal performance. Using d...


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Passive house considers the performance of a house against the amount of energy that is needed to create a comfortable healthy home. Reducing heat los...


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What is a sustainable building? There are many definitions for this, it’s an open concept with a varied response. My definition is, it&rsq...


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I am excited to be starting the first phase of the Passive Haus Course. It's been a busy start to what is hopefully a good year. I am constantl...


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It’s a nice little celebration moment for me at the end of a challenging year. I recently completed the Homestar Designers course with the NZGBC...


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The Architectural Design and Building industry has faced many challenges in the last two years, and I don’t believe the pressure isn’t goi...


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I recently found this you tube channel that explores Small Spaces around the world. As you know, small spaces in Architecture is something that not on...


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Last week I saw this video shown at the Superhomes evening in Hamilton. A colleague next to me said quietly as we were watching this, "so not muc...


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