A Lost Art?
Jane Hill, Senior Principal and Architect at Chow:Hill shares her views on the art of developing a project brief.
Whatever Happened to the CBD?
The Central Business District, as we have known it, is quite probably a thing of the past. The Covid-19 pandemic has merely accelerated the changing character of downtowns amidst poorly rented lower-grade commercial buildings, infrastructure under-investment, cheaper land elsewhere and remote working practices.
Opinion: These Five Things…
Chow:Hill Senior Principal Brian Squair shares his thoughts on five themes in Aotearoa’s property sector with Property Council New Zealand.
A-Game Essential in Pandemic-afflicted Construction Climate
In today’s covid-climate, those in the architecture and design industry need to bring their A-Game when it comes to design thinking and supply management. Chow:Hill director, Brian Squair, recently discussed some of the strategies being adopted in response to construction supply constraints.
Graduates Cultivate Design Curiosity
At Chow:Hill, we encourage graduates to think differently, a key way to implement innovative ideas and push boundaries within our industry.
Kotahitanga Bridge Design to Create Unity
Behind every good design is an even better story. A story that aims to connect and shape people’s experiences of an environment.
Student Accommodation Design Trends
Creating collaborative learning and living spaces: Chow:Hill discusses the emerging design trends in student accommodation.
Learning Curve: How is Disruption Refining the Purpose of Education?
Jane Hill recently wrote a thought-provoking reflection on the challenges of Learning Environment design.