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WHRS Remedial Design

When finding yourself in the stressful position of owning a “leaky” home the very last thing that you should do is do nothing. … More >
1 September 2011 , Jon

ADarchitecture & Co

As any homeowner will tell you, buildings are so much more than bricks and mortar. Your home is a reflection of your personality and somewhere where you can comfortable and secure. … More >
1 September 2011 , Admin

Sustainability and you

Peter and I have been debating how best to help generate the same sort of interest and excitement out there in the public domain that we have both developed over sustainable design and it's integration into day to day house design. … More >
19 August 2011 , Jon

Wellington Master Builders Awards

ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL AWARDS NIGHT. … More >
8 August 2011 , Jon

Professional Development

HOMESTAR PRACTITIONERS
Last week Jon and Peter attended a Homestar training seminar as part of their on-going professional development and interest in sustainable design. … More >
31 July 2011 , Admin

ADNZ Wellington Design Awards

ITJESHORST HOUSE | TE HORO
We are happy to announce that our entry for the Itjeshorst House in Te Horo, is a finalist in the Residential Alterations category. The owners’ existing house needed a lot of maintenance work, and as a result of several extensions, also had a dysfunctional layout. … More >
22 July 2011 , Admin
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An Alternative Source of Energy

SOLAR ENERGY
Solar energy is an abundant energy source which is free, non-polluting, and renewable. The number of New Zealand home owners profiting from the installation of solar panels is growing rapidly every year, and AD Architecture promotes its use. … More >
1 July 2011 , Admin

Buildnz / Designex 2011

On the 27th of June 2011 Peter and Jon will be heading north to check out the latest happenings at this years Buildnz | Designex expo which combines the very best from the worlds of building, construction, architecture, interior design, engineering and all the associated trades - all in one top-shelf...… More >
16 June 2011 , Jon

Homestar Rating

RESENE, HOMESTAR & YOU
Last Wednesday Jon attended a Designing and Rating Seminar run by Resene which featured presentations from leading expert Dr Paul Bannister and Matthew Cutler-Welsh on  the latest update on the Residential Rating Tool - Homestar™. … More >
16 June 2011 , Admin

New Showhome for North Face Construction

The last coat of paint is going on, the driveway sealed and the grass repaired for the opening of North Face Construction's new sustainable showhome at Ngarara Road, Waikanae. … More >
8 June 2011 , Jon
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