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Bold Use of Colour Takes Title at 32nd Dulux Colour Awards

Crimson Education Office by Patrick Loo from OPL and Brian He from Crimson Education, took out the top prize in the Dulux Colour Awards 2018 International Category.

New Modular Clip-in System for Timber Walls and Ceilings

Potter Interior Systems introduce Austratus — a state-of-the-art modular clip-in system for timber walls and ceilings. 

August 2018 feature

Skillion Roofs

Products that contribute to the design of elegant, functional and compliant skillion roofs.

New Heritage Tray Roofing Tops The Halswell Centre

With a series of roof planes layered one after the other — each set on a slightly different angle, a unique solution was needed for the roofing of The Halswell Centre. 

Mammoth Skillion Sections Make the Difference

Mammoth Skillion Sections Make the Difference

The unique manufacture of Mammoth Skillion Roof Sections makes for a consistent friction fit, ensuring high performance in skillion roofs.

Connecting a Bask Louvre System to a Skillion Roof

Connecting a Bask Louvre System to a Skillion Roof

The sloping soffit in a recent project meant the usual fixing methods for connecting the Bask louvre roof support beam had some added complexity.  

Cavibat Roof Ventilation Battens Specified for Shopping Centre

Cavibat Roof Ventilation Battens Specified for Shopping Centre

Custom 90mm wide Cavibat roof ventilation battens were used to provide passive ventilation for the roof of this new Tauranga shopping centre.

The Tile Depot Unveils New Fabric-Effect Tile Range

Text Brick is a fabric-inspired range of glazed porcelain tiles for interior walls and floors. 

A New Perspective on Roofing

Kiwi farmer Johannes Roest added a contemporary look and feel to his rural lifestyle property with the brand-new Perspective concrete tile from Monier.

Bespoke Glass Elevator Centrepiece for Spectacular Queenstown Home

With lift equipment and engineering fully visible from both inside and outside the glass lift shaft, Powerglide Elevators worked closely with the architect to custom build numerous components specifically for this project.

Dynex Soffit: A Sleek Solution to a Coastal Dilemma

Architectural Designer Bruce Campbell specified Dynex Soffit for his coastal home, ensuring minimal maintenance and a soffit that will look good for years to come. 

An Effective Waterproofing Solution for Moisture Affected Substrates

ARDEX WPM 114 allowed a fast turnaround on the damp concrete of the Bellus Apartments.

FireZone 92 Clear Intumescent Features in Award-winning He Tohu Project

FireZone 92 clear intumescent coating was used to achieve a Group 2-S fire rating for ceilings and a Group 3 rating for walls at He Tohu, The Document Room.

Introducing Elementi’s Newest Laundry Tub Collection

Elementi’s latest range, Lavare, is looking to reinvigorate the laundry tub industry with its five immaculately made laundry tubs, all packed full of features.

Charge Up Designs with Corian Charging Surface

Corian's Charging Surface brought to designers by Evolution of Surfaces combines smart technology with stylish Corian Solid Surfaces.

IntRwall Intertenancy System Withstands Severe Weather Exposure During Construction

The IntRwall intertenancy system by USG Boral enabled simultaneous construction of interior and exterior walls at the Uku apartments, improving time and labour efficiencies.

An Innovative New Look for Skillion/Mono Pitched Roofs

An Innovative New Look for Skillion/Mono Pitched Roofs

Mono pitched roofs are a great option as they offer a stunning and modern architectural look that’s easy and hassle-free to construct.

Reduce Sound with dBack Acoustic Carpet Backing

Reduce Sound with dBack Acoustic Carpet Backing

modulyss dBack helps to reduce noise in office spaces, ensuring a more comfortable environment.

Technical Services Deliver Kingspan Peace of Mind

Technical Services Deliver Kingspan Peace of Mind

From start to finish Kingspan Peace of Mind offers support, information and expert advice.

The Frameless Door Jamb System

The Frameless Door Jamb System

Ezyjamb wraps the plasterboard and can be plastered in during framing, providing a flush finish around the door and eliminating the need for architraves.

New Beam Vacuum Systems Website

New Beam Vacuum Systems Website

Health conscious homeowners and designers will be interested in the new Beam Vacuum Systems Website.

Legge’s Luxe. Portfolio of Finishes: Bringing Back Bronze

Legge’s Luxe. Portfolio of Finishes: Bringing Back Bronze

Legge is bringing bronze back to life with its range of commercial door hardware and locks available in two plated finishes: antique bronze and oil rubbed bronze. 

Black to Basics with Mica Basins

Black to Basics with Mica Basins

Black is having a major moment in bathrooms and the new, super slim, statement-making basin from Kohler is no exception.

KerMac Installs Specialised Cubicles at LynnMall

KerMac Installs Specialised Cubicles at LynnMall

KerMac Industries worked closely with Kiwi Properties to deliver unique bathroom cubicles at LynnMall Shopping Centre.

Phoenix Toi Tapware Featured in Wellness Centre

Phoenix Toi Tapware Featured in Wellness Centre

Toi's German Engineered Progressive Cartridge and outstanding finish combinations add flair to any bathroom fitout.

Entrance Matting Ensures Cleaner University Interiors

Entrance Matting Ensures Cleaner University Interiors

High-performance entrance mats by Advance Flooring Systems reduce dust and dirt in education spaces.

How to Ventilate Skillion Roofs

How to Ventilate Skillion Roofs

VENT’s passive ventilation systems for skillion roofs have been designed to create continuous, calculated, unimpeded airflow that can exit the roof cavity.

Alibuild A2 Aluminium Composite Cladding Panel

Alibuild A2 Aluminium Composite Cladding Panel

Alibuild A2 offers all the benefits of an Aluminium Composite Material, with the assurance of BRANZ testing and a CodeMark certification.

Weather Barrier Systems Underlay Suited for Skillion Roofs

Weather Barrier Systems Underlay Suited for Skillion Roofs

DuPont Tyvek Supro, Pro and Metal meet NZBC requirements for skillion roofs, local construction styles and NZ's climatic conditions.

Thermakraft Roof Underlays for Skillion Roofs

Thermakraft Roof Underlays for Skillion Roofs

When specifying underlays for skillion roofs, Thermakraft's technical team works with designers to select the right underlay for the project. 

Wallpaper Trends and Tips, with Habitat by Resene

Wallpaper Trends and Tips, with Habitat by Resene

For those who remember wallpapers from their childhood, those sometimes dull and overpowering styles have been replaced with wallpapers that are rich, colourful and interesting.

Pink Batts Ultra Used to Retrofit Skillion Roof

Pink Batts Ultra Used to Retrofit Skillion Roof

Pink Batts Ultra R4.0 140mm Wall was used to retrofit a Skillion Roof in this recent project.

Stellaria Offers Versatile Options for Skillion Roofs

Stellaria Offers Versatile Options for Skillion Roofs

Wienerberger’s Koramic Ultima TFP low pitch roof tile and Koramic Urban tile for roof and facades are now available in New Zealand.

Spot the Difference: Futurewood vs Timber Decking

Spot the Difference: Futurewood vs Timber Decking

A homeowner decided to remove her old timber deck and replace it with low maintenance Futurewood Composite decking.

Aspecta 1 Luxury Vinyl Tile Perfect for Commercial Projects

Aspecta 1 Luxury Vinyl Tile Perfect for Commercial Projects

The introduction of the new Aspecta 1 Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) gives architects another flooring option for commercial spaces.

Provide a Premium Touch with Textured Roof Tiles

Provide a Premium Touch with Textured Roof Tiles

A premium, textured finish provides a host of additional benefits for Gerard pressed steel roofs.

Extract Moisture to Create a Dry Environment

Extract Moisture to Create a Dry Environment

All homes need ventilation — no matter the style of the roof. 

Form Follows Function in Richard Furze Renovation

Form Follows Function in Richard Furze Renovation

A 1970s home with good bones offered the chance to create a kitchen that incorporates fresh thinking in handle-less design.

Virtual Key Delivery to Simplify Rental Accomodation

Virtual Key Delivery to Simplify Rental Accomodation

Virtual Key Delivery will enable homeowners to remotely send virtual keys to guests via SMS or email, making check-in for rental homes and baches easy. 

Pitch Perfect Louvres for Mono Pitched Roofs

Pitch Perfect Louvres for Mono Pitched Roofs

It is notoriously tricky to achieve a fluid, intricately designed louvre system on a ‘slope’.

Asona Pool Panels Shine in QEII

Asona Pool Panels Shine in QEII

Triton 50 Pool Panels control reverberation and noise from three swimming pools at QEII Park and Recreation Centre.

Church's Vision for a Design Fusion Incorporates Resco's Black Hardware

Church's Vision for a Design Fusion Incorporates Resco's Black Hardware

Faith City Church created a stylish community hub utilising the Resco Compact Laminate restroom range.

Forman Products Featured in New Fletcher Building HQ

Forman Products Featured in New Fletcher Building HQ

The Fletcher Building HQ has been transformed into modern, open-plan office spaces, connected by a purpose-built atrium.

Elemental Hardware Proving Popular

Elemental Hardware Proving Popular

New Zealand’s first range of anodised aluminium hardware, Elemental, is being specified on high-end projects throughout the country.

Billi Quadra Sparkling Plus Selected for Office Fit-Out

Billi Quadra Sparkling Plus Selected for Office Fit-Out

The chosen Billi Quadra Sparkling Plus unit supplies boiling, chilled and sparkling water from a single dispenser, as well as 50°C hot water via a Billi kitchen sink mixer.

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