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Project Etopia has completed the first eco home in what it claims is London’s only modular commuter village, in Corby, Northamptonshire. The 47-unit development has been built under the Building for 2050 research project, funded by...

An article appearing in the media this week maintains that in Auckland there are too few professionals for too many construction projects and that building code compliance and construction quality is suffering as a consequence. As...

Up to a third of all council building inspections in Auckland fail according to Ian McCormick, Auckland Council general manager of building control. The big issues are quality and building code compliance, which is sadly...

Serious cases of flouting the building rules in Auckland have come to light, causing safety concerns. The number of serious complaints about people not getting building consents has increased since the building boom began. In some cases...

Auckland Council Building Compliance Manager Ian McCormick says: "It's important to note that the building code addresses how a building should perform structurally over its lifetime, not the quality of finish. This is not something we...