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84 -- Build 142 -- June/July 2014
By Dael Climo, BRANZ Build Deputy Editor
THE CONTINUING development of engi-
neered timber products such as cross
laminated timber (CLT) is seeing increased
interest in the possibilities for multi-level
Timber going high-rise
In 2013, the world's tallest timber building
opened, the 10-storey Forte apartment
86 -- Build 142 -- June/July 2014
By Trevor Pringle, ANZIA, BRANZ Principal Writer
WHAT WILL BUILDING be like in 10, 25 or
50 years' time? If the past is anything to go
by, and if we don't start making changes
now, it may not be that different.
Much of our domestic building...
88 -- Build 142 -- June/July 2014
By Karen Shaw, Senior Associate, Harkness Henry, Hamilton
COULD A DIRECTOR of a building company
be liable for information supplied to a
territorial authority when the council was
considering whether or not to issue a Code
Compliance Certificate (CCC)? This was the...
92 -- Build 142 -- June/July 2014
By Mike Rudd, Director, Staples Rodway, Auckland
Inland Revenue has had its eye on employer paid-for accommodation
for employees, leading to some confusion. Now the situation has been
clarified with new rules that can be backdated, coming into force next year.
THE NEED TO...
4 -- Build 143 -- August/September 2014
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8 -- Build 143 -- August/September 2014
THERE'S NO MORE ENERGISING and challenging
way to round off a financial year than to gather
a group of built environment experts for spirited
insight, discussion and debate.
We did exactly this in June, holding the 2014
Sustainable Housing Summit over 2 days in
24 -- Build 139 -- December 2013/January 2014
24 -- Build 143 -- August/September 2014
TWO CHALLENGES CREATED by large, double-
glazed units installed beyond the face of the wall
? ensuring the weight of the window is carried
down through supporting elements to the
? providing support...
Build 139 -- December 2013/January 2014 -- 29
Build 143 -- August/September 2014 -- 29
RIGHT Fixing it right
THERE ARE A MYRIAD OF FIXING TYPES AND FINISHES AVAILABLE.
SELECTING THE RIGHT FIXING FOR THE LOCATION IS CRITICAL TO THE
ONGOING PERFORMANCE AND DURABILITY OF THE BUILDING.BY TREVOR PRINGLE, ANZIA,...
Build 143 -- August/September 2014 -- 49
BIM uptake in New Zealand
looks set to accelerate following
initiatives by the Building and
These initiatives include developing the New
Zealand BIM Handbook and BIM Schedule and
setting up the BIM acceleration committee that
is charged with...
Build 143 -- August/September 2014 -- 53
ONE OF THE LASTING EFFECTS of the
Canterbury earthquakes is the land
damage. The major events, particularly the
22 February quake, caused tectonic subsid-
ence and severe liquefaction in many parts
of eastern and central Christchurch. The
subsidence meant that the non-liquefying