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...

Green not Green

By Architect Don Bunting   I recently attempted to reduce the amount of old information on my library shelves. As someone once said: your library should...

Cults

Walk down any main street in the western world and check what is going on inside those large, bare, plate glass frontages, standing out...

What is KiwiBuild?

By Architect Don Bunting   I am hoping that KiwiBuild is more than just another government slogan or over-ambitious call to arms for the industry. So while...

Respect

By Architect Don Bunting   As a tribute to the recent loss of the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, I will use the title of her...