2005 Registered Master Builder of the year – Commercial

The brief was to construct four new luxury units as part of, but separate from, an existing lodge complex. The site was difficult, with...

2005 Registered Master Builder of the year – Residential and 2005 PlaceMakers Supreme Award...

This architecturally-designed home is organised around an internal black honed block. This wall forms the spine of the house and splits the living on...

Future Proof Building — ignore at your peril?

Future Proof Building is the next consumer-driven initiative that builders, designers and developers will need to embrace if they wish to deliver a sustainable...

Gargiulo top apprentice in Canterbury

Pierre Gargiulo, 22, of Harewood, Christchurch, has won the inaugural Registered Master Builders Carters 2005 Apprentice of the Year competition for the Canterbury region....

Constructive policies essential

As I write this column, caretaker Prime Minister Helen Clark is negotiating the terms of her third Labour-led Government with a number of the...