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FUTURE PROOFING
Feb 18 2019

Research estimates that between almost zero and 30 percent of the hours worked globally could be automated by 2030. This means that the skills needed today in our working environment will quite possibly not be the skills required by 2030. Automation and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are changing the way we use data and make decisions, the way we operate within our business and home and the expertise we will need to be successful in the future. A quick glance though history from a design perspective illustrates the shift from hand drawing and design to CAD systems – a quantum shift in skill base. Today’s design community need to be computer savvy as well as understand excellence in design and core design concepts.

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CONTEMPORARY SENSIBILITY
Feb 11 2019

With Wellington based Holmes Construction as the family business, going back 60 years to his grandfather’s time, it was perhaps inevitable that Mike Holmes should forge his own way. After a brief but eventful high school career Mike found himself in the family trade, but resisted completing an apprenticeship, opting to travel around New Zealand and Australia working in hospitality instead.

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CALIFORNIA DREAMING
Feb 04 2019

For those who have dreamed of extensively renovating a rundown villa or bungalow, a project of this magnitude can seem daunting. The labour of love and commitment required to restoration to make it a success, is enough to put some people off.

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Two Of The Best
2019-02-28

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Architectural Bus Tour
2019-03-09

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Communication Workshop
2019-03-12

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ADNZ Annual Conference | 17 - 19 Oct
2019-10-17

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