Since the early 2000s there has been increased emphasis on building houses that are sustainable. In the New Zealand context this has usually meant dwellings that are more energy-efficient and warmer. This house, under construction in 2007 at Waimauku (near Auckland), is being clad with Australian-made Hebel bricks. These are made of aerated concrete and have high insulation qualities.
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Photograph by Paul Estcourt
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