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The cheaper the better

The cheaper the better

Written By: Don Bunting Architect Don Bunting rattles off some more random observations about the construction and associated industries. This month he poses the question: Which industry is based around the premise that cheapest is always best?
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I like it

I like it

Written By: Don Bunting Architect Don Bunting rattles off some more random observations about the construction and associated industries. This month: Getting positive — Don’s top of the construction industry pop charts.
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Plan to fail

Plan to fail

Written By: Don Bunting Architect Don Bunting rattles off some more random observations about the construction and associated industries. This month: The Building Act and Building Code: Planned to fail?
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Celebrity

Celebrity

Written By: Don Bunting Architect Don Bunting rattles off some more random observations about the construction and associated industries. This month: Celebrity amongst the design-build brigade.
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It’s just old

It’s just old

Written By: Don Bunting Architect Don Bunting rattles off some more random observations about the construction industry at large. This month: The issue of preserving historic — and just plain old — buildings around Auckland.
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