• After the rot: Improving the durability of building envelopes in domestic housing, New Zealand 

      Murphy, Chris (International Association for Housing Science, 2010)
      The issue of weathertightness of the external building envelope in domestic scaled timber frames continues to be an issue in New Zealand, some ten years after the results of a major cladding survey into the durability and ...
    • Cost effective quality: next generation building controls? 

      Murphy, Chris (Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association, 2010-01-01)
      In 2004 the New Zealand Government reviewed the New Zealand Building Act. The review was prompted by increasing concern at the lack of weather tightness evident in buildings constructed since the initial performance based ...
    • The Licensed Building Practitioners Scheme : four years on. 

      Murphy, Chris (International Association for Housing Science (IAHS), 2016-09)
      The Licensed Building Practitioners Scheme (LBP Scheme), restricting certain aspects of the design and construction of residential buildings in New Zealand to licensed building personnel, was a Government initiative passed ...

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