DCD Awards recognised in National News outlet Stuff

Following on from our huge success at the New Zealand Master Builders 2021 Awards, we have been featured in an article on stuff.co.nz. Southern Supreme House of the Year features schist quarried on site. There’s plenty to love about this multi award-winning house outside Queenstown, built by DCD, winner of Master Builders Southern Supreme House […]

DCD homes feature in the Otago Daily Times

Buildings win national accolades. Following our big wins in this year’s National Master Builder House of the Year Awards, we have been lucky to feature in a glowing article by our regional newspaper, the Otago Daily Times. As the articles explains: Along with the supreme award, DCD Ltd won the Southern house of the year […]

DCD Celebrates 5 Years of Building Better Homes

DCD marked its fifth year in business by inviting past clients and industry colleagues to celebrate at Attiqa in Queenstown on the 7th of September. It was a sophisticated evening of Mediterranean tapas and cocktails, including the signature DCD made of champagne, mango puree and served with an edible flower.

The effect of a home’s design and building materials on structure

Property Professional MagazineAutumn 2019Feature article by Dennis Dowling Behind all the beauty of a home lies potentially the most important part of residential construction, and one that is often relegated to last place. This article looks at how a home’s design and building materials affect its structure, particularly over time. The structure of a building […]

DCD Wins Gold at Nationals!

DCD entered two completed residential projects into the Masterbuilder’s House of the Year, 2018 and won Gold for both. The Dalefield home, known as The Entertainer’s Delight and designed by David Stringer Architects, won top honours as Category Winner in the $1 – 2 million residences.

Local Media Cover DCD Presentations at ONE Summit on Sustainable Practice

Crux.org.nz sent Kerrie Waterworth to cover the ONE Summit Tiny Talks on Building Better in Wanaka. She explores the reasons why NZ needs to improve its residential construction and reports on the presentations given by DCD’s Dennis Dowling and Annabelle Numaguchi and Proclima’s Simon Gibbons. To read the full article, click on https://crux.org.nz/community/why-do-we-still-build-the-wrong-houses/