2024 building trends

2024 Building Trends in New Zealand

We are well into the swing of the new year – a year of growth and innovation! Let’s take a peek into what’s brewing in the world of building and construction in beautiful Aotearoa in 2024. Whether you are someone with a project in the pipeline, you’re a DIY enthusiast or just love to keep your finger on the pulse, there’s something for everyone in the upcoming building trends in New Zealand.

Going Green, Literally!

In 2024, buildings and the environment are becoming friends! We’re talking about sustainable design – think solar panels on rooftops, gardens climbing up walls, and materials that Mother Nature gives her stamp of approval. It’s all about being kind to the planet while creating spaces that feel like a breath of fresh air. Check out some sustainable beauties here.

Building Blocks of the Future

Imagine building a house like playing with giant Lego blocks – sounds fun, right? That’s the magic of modular construction! Instead of building everything on-site, we’re seeing more and more pieces being made off-site and then brought together like a giant puzzle. It’s faster, cheaper, and kinder to our planet. Win-win-win!

Bringing the Outdoors In

Who says you have to choose between city living and nature? Biophilic design says you can have your cake and eat it too – or in this case, have your suburban home and feel like you’re in a forest! Get ready for buildings with greenery everywhere, big windows letting in loads of natural light, and cozy nooks that feel like your own little piece of paradise. Learn more about biophilic design here.

High-Tech Magic

Incorporating smart technology has moved beyond being just a cool addition – it’s now a must-have in your new home or renovation. Home automation systems, for things such as lighting, security, heating and other gadgets, are becoming the norm. This means that homeowners get easy control right at their fingertips, ushering in an era where homes aren’t just places to live but are smart and easy-to-manage spaces.

Bold & Brave Design

Looks like we are going to say goodbye to the classic white-on-white aesthetic and see a vibrant expression through daring choices in colour, shape and materiality. Bring it on, we say!

Celebrating Our Roots

Last but not least, let’s not forget where we came from. In 2024, expect to see buildings that proudly show off our Kiwi heritage and celebrate the diverse cultures that make New Zealand so special. From Māori-inspired designs to artwork that tells our stories, our buildings are becoming more than just places to live and work – they’re reflections of who we are.

So there you have it, folks – a sneak peek into the exciting world of building trends for 2024 in New Zealand! Whether you’re dreaming of your own eco-friendly paradise or just excited to see what’s next, one thing’s for sure: the future is looking bright, bold, and beautifully Kiwi. Let’s build it together! Call us today for a free consultation.