The most common house design from the 1880s to World War 1, villas are popular renovation subjects today.

Welcome to Renovate – the technical resource for industry on the renovation of houses from different eras.

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Most renovations will need a building consent. You’ll need to apply to a building consent authority (BCA) and demonstrate that the planned renovation complies with the Building Code.

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