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Curved Techlam Beams Bring Wow Factor to Jackson Orchards

Thirty-three years after the construction of their original packhouse, Jackson Orchards have replicated the eye-catching design for a new wing using Techlam Glulam.

Allproof Innovates their Perimeter Drain with New Grate and Clip System

With its innovative, new threshold system, Allproof Industries improves the installation process while providing a superior finish.

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Learning Environments

Products that contribute to the design of functional and welcoming spaces in early childcare centres, schools and tertiary institutions.

UNEX Balustrade Enhances Outdoor Learning at Tauranga Boys College

With higher load requirements for crowds than standalone residential balconies, UNEX worked with the architects to provide bespoke details for the balcony balustrades. 

The Future is Brighter with VELUX Skylights

The Future is Brighter with VELUX Skylights

A thoughtfully crafted educational environment sets a new standard for school design in New Zealand’s Lemonwood Grove School.

Designing for Safety: Jesani Door and Shower Channels in School Wetrooms

Designing for Safety: Jesani Door and Shower Channels in School Wetrooms

When commissioned to design and supply a range of robust wetroom drainage solutions for schools throughout New Zealand, JESANI revised their standard door and vinyl clamping shower channels to meet the brief.

Groundscrew Foundation System Speeds Up Delivery of Relocatable School Buildings

Groundscrew Foundation System Speeds Up Delivery of Relocatable School Buildings

StopDigging’s groundscrew foundation system contributed to fast installation of nine relocatable buildings for Ōpōtiki College — with screw piles that can be easily removed and reused in future.

500 Days to Build a House: Not a Record Kiwis Should Be Proud Of

Many missed the release in April by Statistics NZ which calculated 43,200 homes received council sign-off (CCC) in 2023. This was a 20% increase on the number of homes completed in 2022, and was the result of the long tail of the 50,000 consent approvals in 2021/22 delivering high levels of building site activity and building product sales into the fourth quarter of 2023. Delve deeper and the data reveals far more about how we’re building and what has to change to meet the increasing demand for homes in New Zealand.

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Prolam Glulam Beams Create a Striking Effect in a Modern Farmhouse

Prolam Glulam Beams were a stand-out solution for creating open and spacious interiors in a modern farmhouse in the Waikato region.

Prime Stone Range Fully Low-Silica with Nine New Designs Added

Nine new designs have been added to the now fully low-silica Prime Stone range with three more new designs on the way.

The Wilson Residence: Transforming Problems into Crowd-Pleasers

From using GIB-Cove as ceiling battens to incorporating LED lighting into control joints, this project demonstrates how you can work with GIB to create beautiful architectural features. 

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