From desire to necessity: Why do we always want more?

Building Today columnist and Architect Don Bunting wonders if we feel better and more successful if we own the best and largest...

Risky business

Architect Don Bunting wonders whether warranty insurance is the best way to ensure building quality? The Ministry of Business...

Cracking up

Architect Don Bunting discovers that building defects are an international issue. I recently visited Sydney, specifically to see how the...

A numbers game

Architect Don Bunting examines the facts and figures underlying the current debate on climate change. The UN graph (right)...

Early innovation

By Architect Don Bunting It might be hard to imagine what Vlad Peles — also...

Power to the people

Architect Don Bunting muses about power usage and the planet.John Lennon’s 1971 song Power to the People was an impassioned cry for...

A black hole

Architect Don Bunting seeks out our lost construction industry.It might have sounded like April Fool’s Day but, in fact, it was April...

True lies

By Architect Don Bunting   American journalist and commentator Michael Kinsey once said: “There are plenty of facts. The trick is in making them make sense.” A...

Your personal Shangri La — what would it look like?

By Architect Don Bunting   If you had an unlimited budget for your dream home would you be more likely to aim for the audacity of...

Really?

By Architect Don Bunting   I find myself falling back on the above rhetorical response more and more as current events unfold. Whether it is national or...