Verney Ryan, Bill Smith. This report summarises the research process, medium density housing outcome framework, tool development and case study testing to develop New Zealand-specific tools to assess medium density […]
Verney Ryan. This presentation summarises the findings of the two-stage project investigating thermal bridging in external timber-framed walls. Includes the stage one findings that there is higher timber content in […]
Verney Ryan, Guy Penny, Jane Cuming (Part One only), Mal Riley (Part One only). Stage Two focused more deeply on the causes, impacts and potential solutions to the high percentages […]
Verney Ryan, Guy Penny, Jane Cuming. This report shares the results of Stage One of a project to investigate the extent of thermal bridging in external timber-framed walls of new […]
Verney Ryan, Andrea Blackmore. This project developed specific targeted advice aimed at the interaction point between volume home builders and home buyers to highlight higher performance options for typical volume […]
Verney Ryan, Bill Smith, Rachel Foster. This research explored with industry the challenges, problems and difficulties with consenting for medium density development, and sought potential solutions to the challenges. Interviews […]
Nick Collins, Michael Bealing. This report gathers empirical evidence of the actual costs of residential construction in Auckland, particularly the costs of affordable and social housing. It analyses data from […]
Andrea Blackmore. Summary of the design and off-site construction of the HIVE High Performance House using Warmframe.
Cambrian Berry. This report brings together existing national case studies of residential construction projects that sought to establish better waste management processes in order to identify existing known barriers and […]
Libby Elmore and Andrea Blackmore. This publication was produced as a ‘look book’ for the High Performance House built initially at the Prefab NZ Home Innovation Village (HIVE) in Christchurch.