Paul King | Freelance Architect

How well did your architect perform?

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Tips for Home Builders
There are literally hundreds of things that an architect does for you behind…

Are You Really Ready to Build?

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Ask an Architect
Problems? What problems? If you are building for the first time, it is…
I wonder who designed a fence themselves?

Common Design Mistakes #1: Fencing

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Design Briefing
Can you spot the fence design mistake?
Reducing Building Costs

Reducing Building Costs

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Building Cost
(A version of this article was published in The Press newspaper, Christchurch, and…

Cost to Build a House

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Building Cost
This would have to be one of the most often asked questions I…

Ideas to Remember

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Competitions
It strikes me that the terms of reference for the CERA earthquake memorial…

Christchurch Cathedral Rebuilding

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Earthquake
In May 2012, and again in December 2013, I had the privilege of…

Red Tape vs Ratepayers

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Building Consent
Be warned, this article is something of a personal rant. I was advised…

Architects on the Christchurch Rebuild

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Earthquake
As an urgent public service response to Christchurch’s recent devastating earthquakes, a good…

Christchurch ’48 Hours’ Competition

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Competitions
Christchurch Architects were put to the challenge recently, with a design competition to…

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How well did your architect perform?
Are You Really Ready to Build?
Common Design Mistakes #1: Fencing
Reducing Building Costs
Cost to Build a House
Ideas to Remember
Christchurch Cathedral Rebuilding
Red Tape vs Ratepayers
Architects on the Christchurch Rebuild
Christchurch ’48 Hours’ Competition

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