Abodo, Cardrona announced

A $6 million development starting in the Cardrona Valley early next year is not designed to showcase holiday chalets but a new eco-friendly radiata pine product, used as cladding for both internal and external use. Abodo Wood director Daniel Gudsell, of Auckland, said he expected it to take some time to build up interest and orders for the cladding but the chalet development would introduce the product to the market. “We wanted something suitable for the dry and harsh conditionsRead more

Eco Home

Three projects by Assembly Architects feature in Eco Home by Melinda Williams.  Published by Penguin Random House, the book presents the modern home in a room by room format, focusing on structure, materials, insulation and systems, as well as wider eco issues.    Wright house, Rammed Earth house and Sawtooth are featured for their various eco credentials and solutions.  Read more