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Woodform Brings Creative Curved Wood Solutions to B:HIVE Atrium

Three different curved wood solutions by Woodform helped create a clean, seamless aesthetic for the atrium of the B:HIVE, Smales Farm.

Create Tactile Concrete Finishes with Lab Metal Ash

A porcelain expression of industrial style concrete.

November 2018 feature

Retail and Hospitality Design

A look at commercial products designed to wow in the hospitality and retail sectors.

Reflective Barrisol Panels Create High-End Finish for Hotel

Lightweight Barrisol Mirror ceiling panels create a striking feature that mirrors the curves of the carpet below in the new Sheraton Hotel in Auckland.

Fenta Ceiling Tiles Now 100% UV-Cured

Fenta Ceiling Tiles Now 100% UV-Cured

Following another major investment in UV technology, Fenta ceiling tiles are now made with 100% UV-cured paints for cleaner air both installed and during manufacture.

Strata Flooring Selected for Salt Restaurant and Zaibatsu Salon

Strata Flooring Selected for Salt Restaurant and Zaibatsu Salon

Durable and waterproof Woodland Strata Commercial flooring was selected for the busy restaurant and hair salon in St Clair, Dunedin. 

VENT Introduces New Deep Trough Ridge Vent

Designed to meet increasing demand for deep trough roof profiles, the new Deep Trough Ridge Vent is compatible with roofs with trough depths from 38 - 48mm.

Masons Introduces Durali Pre-painted Weatherboard Cladding System

Durali is an ideal solution for sea-spray zoned residential buildings as well as multi-level dwellings where a weatherboard look is desired. 

Apricus Offers Energy-Efficient Solar Hot Water Systems

Apricus designs, manufactures and supplies complete solar hot water systems for homes, apartments, townhouses and all other buildings that need hot water.

Stellaria Introduces Minimalistic New Roof and Wall Tile

Facatile is an elegant, modern tile that creates a seamless transition between the roof and walls. 

Marley Adds Final Touch of Black to Taranaki Villa

Marley spouting and downpipes in black help this Taranaki home blend in with its surroundings. 

Unique Acoustic Design for Taronga Institute of Science and Learning

Collaboration on both sides of the ditch to deliver a unique and awe-inspiring custom acoustic ceiling.

Renovating and Insulating Masonry Walls

Why strapping and lining masonry walls on the inside is not a good idea, not for renovation, not for new builds. 

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Veil Intelligent Toilet Offers Optimal Hygiene and Comfort

Every aspect of the Veil toilet experience is hands-free, including an auto, touch-less flush with a focus on absolute comfort.

TemperShield Glass Supplied for City Hall Staircases

Glasshape are honoured to have contributed to the construction of two grand staircases at the new Herriman City Hall in Herriman Utah.

Rockcote Creates Artisan Interior Finishes for Nando's

Rockcote has provided bespoke interior plastering for a number of Nando's restaurants throughout New Zealand.

Backlight Corian Solid Surface to Create Striking Features

Backlight Corian Solid Surface to Create Striking Features

Corian Solid Surface is perfect for use in retail and hospitality applications, especially with the opportunity for backlighting to create unique features.

Innovative NZ Framing System Used in Iconic Hospitality Venue

Innovative NZ Framing System Used in Iconic Hospitality Venue

A low height solution was required to create curved membrane decks at Barangaroo House. 

Carpet Tiles Create Seamless Broadloom Appearance

Carpet Tiles Create Seamless Broadloom Appearance

The broadloom look of Tecsom carpet tiles enhances the warm, rich interior at Bloody Mary’s Bar and Grill at the Rydges hotel in Christchurch.

Cliff-hanger Home No Problem for Powerglide Elevators

Cliff-hanger Home No Problem for Powerglide Elevators

When challenged with one of their most difficult installation sites, the team at Powerglide Elevators rose to the occasion.

T&R Aluminium Ceilings Feature in Tūranga Library

T&R Aluminium Ceilings Feature in Tūranga Library

The new Tūranga Library in Central Christchurch features a number of aluminium ceilings supplied by T&R Interior Systems, along with acoustic lighting using C Max tiles.

The Breathtaking AquaSymphony by Grohe

The Breathtaking AquaSymphony by Grohe

AquaSymphony by Grohe features twelve different spray options spread over a one-metre long showerhead.

Modulyss’ Vintage Collection Brings Charm to Sheraton Hotel

Modulyss’ Vintage Collection Brings Charm to Sheraton Hotel

Modulyss Patchwork and Pixel carpet tiles with dBack Acoustic Backing were chosen for the recently opened Four Points by Sheraton Hotel in Auckland. 

Major Canterbury Projects Use APL Thermal System

Major Canterbury Projects Use APL Thermal System

Two major Christchurch civic projects have used APL thermally broken profiles to construct glazed curtain walls in large sizes.

Kingspan’s K10 Soffit Board Range Expands

Kingspan’s K10 Soffit Board Range Expands

Kingspan pre-finished Kooltherm K10 Soffit Board helps save time and money for building owners due to its easy installation and attractive white finish. 

Potters Partitions in Award-Winning Transpower Project

Potters Partitions in Award-Winning Transpower Project

Potter Interior Systems supplied various aluminium partitions within the architecturally designed 'Waikoukou', the new home of Transpower.

Resilmount Sound Isolation Clips at the Kennedy Center

Resilmount Sound Isolation Clips at the Kennedy Center

Studco's Resilmount A48R Sound Isolation clips have been used throughout the 72,000 square foot Kennedy Center expansion project.

Don't Miss the Chance to Duct for a Beam Cleaning System

Don't Miss the Chance to Duct for a Beam Cleaning System

A Beam Central Vacuum System is a chattel which will be constantly used and which will add value a home. 

Inspired Design and Energy Efficiency with VELUX Skylights

Inspired Design and Energy Efficiency with VELUX Skylights

Introducing natural light through skylights proves an integral part of daylighting strategies in commercial applications.

Effortlessly Handleless: Push to Open Silent

Effortlessly Handleless: Push to Open Silent

The new Push-to-Open Silent for the InnoTech Atira drawer system is an affordable option for handle-free design.

New Black-on-Black Look for Alumat Entrance Mats

New Black-on-Black Look for Alumat Entrance Mats

Alumat 10 I Entrance Mats are now available with a choice of silver anodised or the new 'black-on-black' finish. 

Performance Plus Heat Pump Heats Te Atatu Swimming Pool

Performance Plus Heat Pump Heats Te Atatu Swimming Pool

A Performance Plus heat pump pool heater extends the swimming season for the family of this Te Atatu house.

Mesh Acoustic Ceilings for Open Plan Environments

Mesh Acoustic Ceilings for Open Plan Environments

Polyfon Mesh provides the opportunity for a ceiling to incorporate pattern and texture without overwhelming the interior.

Topglass GC FR50 Installed on New NZ Post Distribution Centre

Topglass GC FR50 Installed on New NZ Post Distribution Centre

Topglass GC FR50 roof cladding was chosen for the new Hamilton mail centre as it offers exceptional durability and fire resistance.

Create Eye-catching Shop Fittings with HI-MACS Solid Surface

Create Eye-catching Shop Fittings with HI-MACS Solid Surface

Hard-wearing and flexible with limitless design possibilities, HI-MACS is an ideal option for retail spaces.

Superquilt Multilayer Insulation Provides Radiant Barrier

Superquilt Multilayer Insulation Provides Radiant Barrier

SuperQuilt Multifoil Insulation has now been used to wrap a 4,700L Stainless Steel vessel which is used to to make natural green products by EMNZ.

Tūroa Wins the NZ Designers Institute Best Design Awards

Tūroa Wins the NZ Designers Institute Best Design Awards

The Tūroa Collection has now won three major design awards, including the 2018 Good Design ‘Best in Class’ Award at the Australian Design Awards and a 2018 Red Dot Award for product design.

Provista Framed Glass Balustrade for New School Building

Provista Framed Glass Balustrade for New School Building

Provista Balustrade Systems’ Framed Glass Balustrade provides a safe, stylish solution for the new building at Te Hihi Primary School in Karaka, South Auckland.

Creative Flooring for Inspirational Retail Spaces

Creative Flooring for Inspirational Retail Spaces

With an expansive product portfolio and a vast range of design options, Polyflor is a one-stop shop for providing beautiful vinyl floorcoverings in front and back of house.

Shore City Facelift with Mico Design Specification

Shore City Facelift with Mico Design Specification

Mico Design worked with Ignite Architects to complete the Shore City Shopping Centre’s internal facelift.

Strandfloor: Fire and Acoustic Rated Flooring System

Strandfloor: Fire and Acoustic Rated Flooring System

The Strandfloor Fire and Acoustic System has an STC rating of 65 and an IIC rating of 56, making it an ideal intertenancy fire and acoustic mid floor system. 

Eco-Friendly and Cost-Effective Cladding for Christchurch Rebuild

Eco-Friendly and Cost-Effective Cladding for Christchurch Rebuild

Dimond Roofing provided an attractive alternative to copper cladding for the new building at 76 Hereford Street, home to Fat Eddies Bar and a number of restaurants. 

Asphaltech Introduces Permatec Hot Melt Waterproofing System to NZ

Asphaltech Introduces Permatec Hot Melt Waterproofing System to NZ

The CodeMark certified Permatec system offers fast and easy installation for a range of applications including flat roofs down to 0 degrees.

Claymark Proudly Supplies Jenkin A-lign

Claymark Proudly Supplies Jenkin A-lign

It’s business as usual for A-lign and the rest of the Jenkin timber range, now manufactured and supplied by Claymark.

Unexpected Colour Use Wins Resene Awards

Unexpected Colour Use Wins Resene Awards

Bold hues that bring the school into the heart of the community win Freemans Bay School the top colour award in the Resene Total Colour Awards 2018.

Robust Decotile Luxury Vinyl Tiles Used at Shortland Health

Robust Decotile Luxury Vinyl Tiles Used at Shortland Health

Jacobsen Decotile Stone Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) completes the look of the new Shortland Health medical clinic.

NZ Foam Minimises Preschool Heating Costs

NZ Foam Minimises Preschool Heating Costs

Installing NZ Foam insulation has reduced power bills and ensured a comfortable environment year-round at Bishopdale Community Preschool.

Gerard Helps Restore Iconic Dunedin Home

Gerard Helps Restore Iconic Dunedin Home

A historic Dunedin home is well on its way towards a stunning restoration, after its original terracotta roof was upgraded with Gerard pressed steel.

ISE Food Service Disposers Reduce Inefficiencies

ISE Food Service Disposers Reduce Inefficiencies

Food service disposers from InSinkErator reduce food waste as well as inefficiencies. 

Stacking Cavity Slider Creates Multi-Use Space

Stacking Cavity Slider Creates Multi-Use Space

CS OvertakingDoors cavity slider enables flexible use of space at Colliers International, Christchurch.

European Soleia Awning Now Available

European Soleia Awning Now Available

The Soleia awning offers modern features such as enclosed storage cassettes and full automation, along with 4m projection and up to 5.9m maximum width.

Design Sustainable Homes with Weathertex Timber Cladding

Design Sustainable Homes with Weathertex Timber Cladding

Made from sustainable hardwood, Weathertex weatherboards and architectural panels are an environmentally-friendly and low maintenance option for exterior cladding.

Fire Up Flat Roof Specifications with Viking Roofspec

Fire Up Flat Roof Specifications with Viking Roofspec

Three fit-for-climate CodeMark certified and BRANZ appraised torch-on roof systems.

Resco Compact Laminate Properties Outstanding at Wanganui Collegiate

Resco Compact Laminate Properties Outstanding at Wanganui Collegiate

Durability, hygiene and aesthetic requirements were met by Resco in a refit of the school’s Heritage NZ listed buildings.

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