A Guide to Early Contract Involvement

A Guide to Early Contract Involvement

What us Early Contractor Involvement?

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Designing Acoustically Effective Facades

Designing Acoustically Effective Facades

So why are we harping on about this? Well, there is a serious point to be made here. It's about Environmental Noise and ...

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A Finishing Touch...

A Finishing Touch...

The popularity of aluminium as a facade choice is, in part, in its ability to change its finished appearance into ...

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Acoustic Comfort in Architecture

Acoustic Comfort in Architecture

So here we explore the issues of acoustic comfort in architecture.  Whilst we are particularly interested in ...

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Our Aluminium Waste: What Happens Next?

Our Aluminium Waste: What Happens Next?

There are a number of conversations to be had around sustainability and one of them is about what we do with our ...

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Five reasons for designing high-performance façades

Five reasons for designing high-performance façades

A façade is the face and the dress of a building, a statement of its and the architect’s identity. However, that’s just ...

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Smart Facades

Smart Facades

 A Look at Smart Facades: Technology has long been marching towards personalisation.  With our experiences shaped by ...

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The Importance of Sun Shading.

The Importance of Sun Shading.

The Importance of Sun Shading: The sun may be 149,600,000 kms away, but its impact is felt constantly, either through ...

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Dissimilar metals (Galvanic corrosion). Why does NZBC E2 get it wrong?

Dissimilar metals (Galvanic corrosion). Why does NZBC E2 get it wrong?

E2, Table 21: Compatibility of metals in contact; says:

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