February 2020 Issue


Toyota engineering future urban infrastructure

In an unexpected move for a leading automotive company, Toyota’s big announcement of CES 2020 extends well beyond the realm of the car. “We have […]

Engineers Association gets rebrand

Just as people and companies evolve, so do brands — The Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand (ACENZ) will become the Association of Consulting and […]

Finalists selected for 2020 NZ Wood-Resene Timber Design Awards

Judges have completed the task of selecting 48 finalists from the many entries received for the 2020 NZ Wood-Resene Timber Design Awards. Following the finalists’ […]

Site theft — the traumatic effects of burglary on clients and builders

By Building Today writer Jo Bailey In October last year, two weeks before I was due to move into my new home, I took a […]

Christchurch cafe wins ADNZ Resene award

A Christchurch coffee house has wowed the judges of the 2019 ADNZ Resene Architectural Design Awards. Designed by Chris Wheeler of Hierarchy Architecture, Coffee Culture at […]

NZ’s largest distribution centre to sport the equivalent of 14 netball courts’ worth of solar panels

Foodstuffs North Island (FSNI) will install the largest array of solar panels in New Zealand on the roof of its distribution centre currently under construction […]

Hire company on the hunt for NZ’s toughest trade

Kennards Hire has put a call out to Kiwis to help hunt down the toughest of trades.  It has released a number of job ads, […]

Beca celebrates 100 years

Beca, New Zealand’s largest international professional services consultancy, celebrates its 100th birthday this year. The company was founded in Auckland in 1920 by William “Arthur” […]