Building Guide New Zealand | ArchiPro

Building Guide

What are the benefits of building?

Step 1

Architecturally designed vs. buying off the plans

Step 2

What does it cost to build a house in New Zealand?

Step 3

Where do I start: architect, site or finance?

Step 4

How to choose a site

Step 5

Challenging sites

Step 6

Sale & purchase agreements for buying a section

Step 7

Renovate, rebuild or move?

Step 8

Building, renovating and body corporates: what do I need to know?

Step 9

Renovation of heritage or character homes: what do I need to know?

Step 10

Defining your vision

Step 11

Creating a brief

Step 12

The stages of design

Step 13

Choosing design professionals

Step 14

Building information modelling (BIM)

Step 15

What other design professionals do I need to engage?

Step 16

Can I project manage my own build or should I leave it to the experts?

Step 17

Stages of the building process

Step 18

Rights and obligations during the building process

Step 19

How the building system protects the property owner

Step 20

Planning for health and safety

Step 21

Quotes and tenders

Step 22

Engaging contractors and professionals

Step 23

Financing the build

Step 24

A brief introduction to local government

Step 25

How long does it take to build a house?

Step 1

Who manages the build?

Step 2

Engaging a builder

Step 3

Group home builders and design and build builders

Step 4

What is restricted building work?

Step 5

What is a licensed building practitioner?

Step 6

Rights and obligations of the builder and designer

Step 7

Building consents

Step 8

How to make a consistent building consent application

Step 9

The resource management act

Step 10

What is CodeMark?

Step 11