The Mjösa Tower in Norway has assumed the title of the world’s tallest wooden building after being officially opened last Friday.
The Smart Cities Council, covering Australia & New Zealand, and the Green Building Council of Australia released a new practice standard last week which they said would address issues relating to telecommunications connectivity, data insights, digital planning practices & innovation districts.
Precinct Properties NZ Ltd committed yesterday to stage 2 of its Wynyard Quarter project, part of the wider Innovation Precinct on the Auckland waterfront.
5 teams have been shortlisted in a global design competition to redevelop 2 Henderson carparks into housing.
Chinese-owned housing developer Avanda Ltd, confirmed as the developer for stage 2 of the 20ha council-owned Airfields precinct at Hobsonville Point in February last year, is about to build the first homes awarded a 6 Homestar rating using a bespoke checklist.
Green Building Council chief executive Andrew Eagles thanked the construction industry last night for an extremely robust response when the council sought feedback on its proposed upgrade of the Homestar standard.