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...

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...

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...

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...

Small things

By Architect Don Bunting   Many simple things, particularly in the field of human hygiene, can appear to have always been there; with who discovered them...

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...

Lino-typing

By Architect Don Bunting   Lino is a common Latin name roughly meaning praise. Not sure how this morphed into linotype — a 90-character machine for making...

Think

By Architect Don Bunting   Aretha Franklin said it best, in her verson of the song in the Blues Brothers movie. She said: Think . ....

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...