You are using an outdated browser version not supported by this website.
Click here to upgrade your browser

New Bestwood Veneer Range a Game Changer for Veneer Projects

Virtually identical repeatable layons make matching panels easy and reduce waste.

Colourful Curved Entrance Matting Chosen for Hundertwasser Art Centre

The award-winning new Hundertwasser Art Centre in Whangarei is a showcase of the Austrian artist’s uniquely organic work, featuring EverTread.

July 2022 feature

Commercial Cladding

Products and systems that meet the stringent requirements for cladding commercial buildings.

WoodSafe: The Fire Rated Answer for Timber Cladding Up to 25m

Beautiful, sustainable, durable, fire rated timber, prefabricated and ready to install. Certified and tested for NZ.

The Invisible Ventilation Louvre

The Invisible Ventilation Louvre

The new VL-50PL ventilation louvre suite by Ventüer is designed to disappear seamlessly into the facade of your building.

ProctorPassive Wraptite SA Enhances Thermal Performance at Edition Apartments

ProctorPassive Wraptite SA Enhances Thermal Performance at Edition Apartments

Use of self-adhering underlay as part of the external wall cladding for commercial and high rise buildings allows damp sheathing to dry quickly and moisture vapour to escape.

Student Rooms With a View

Student Rooms With a View

The sleek Selwyn Street student accommodation building, designed by Warren & Mahoney Architects, has recently opened in Tauranga as part of the University of Waikato campus.

Reduce Benchtop Clutter with the MultiTap Chilled by InSinkErator: One Tap, Multiple Functions

The latest version of the MultiTap offers a standard hot and cold mixer, filtered near-boiling water and chilled filtered drinking water. 

MacDonald Industries Were Privileged to be Involved With HomeGround

HomeGround, the New Building of Auckland City Mission, is a purpose-built support facility for vulnerable communities in central Auckland. It’s a place of transformation and healing for people in desperate need.

Auckland Library and the Growth of Green Roofs

The library's zero fall roof set up and green roof requirement meant Allco’s Hytrotech membrane was the ideal solution for the ambitious project.

Waste to Warmth Quantified

Made from 100% polyester, Mammoth insulation uses up to 15,600 recycled plastic bottles per 100 sqm* and everything from packaging to product is recyclable at the end of its life.

Readily Available Economical Plywood Alternatives to Plasterboard

Using plywood for wall lining can add value. Here are some cost-effective options you can consider to get the job done.

Pro Clima Contributes to Passive House Retrofit in Piha

To achieve the desired level of airtightness, pro clima’s TESCON EXTORA PROFIL corner sealing tape was used to connect the window frames to the concrete walls.

Designing Medium Density Facades That are Practical as Well as Pretty

A look at some of the key issues residents face with poorly designed facades and how they can be designed with both livability and aesthetics in mind. 

Read all

27 June 2022

Glaslide Frameless Glass: Year Round Useable Outdoor Spaces

Utilise outdoor spaces whatever the weather with Glaslide Frameless Glass sliding doors.

Biodiversity Initiative for Profile Group a New Zealand First

Biodiversity Initiative for Profile Group a New Zealand First

Profile Group, parent company to APL Window Solutions, proprietor of the Altherm, First and Vantage brands, has strengthened its sustainability programme becoming the first participant in a new biodiversity market, purchasing biodiversity units from Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari, in the South Waikato.

VELUX Captures Views from Above

VELUX Captures Views from Above

Some of New Zealand's finest Group Home Builders showcase strategic placement of VELUX skylights to enhance the scenic outlook of homes in beautiful Queenstown.

KalsiFloor: A Durable, Low Maintenance Flooring Solution

KalsiFloor: A Durable, Low Maintenance Flooring Solution

A fast-install, high-performing structural floor product that is an ideal alternative to conventional plywood.

A Raglan ‘Bach’ Built to Last Using First Windows & Doors

A Raglan ‘Bach’ Built to Last Using First Windows & Doors

Unforgettable, that’s what this is — a bach built to create magic moments for generations to come.

Equitone: HD Fibre Cement Cladding

Equitone: HD Fibre Cement Cladding

Equitone High Density Fibre cement is a mineral composite material with outstanding aesthetic and physical properties designed as cladding by and for architects.

Potters Aluminium Partitions: A Sustainable Choice

Potters Aluminium Partitions: A Sustainable Choice

Potter Interior Systems believe that product transparency is crucial to increasing the availability of healthy products in the marketplace and helping you to make the right choice when designing and specifying your projects.

Truly Bespoke Concrete Planters Delivered by the Team at GRC New Zealand

Truly Bespoke Concrete Planters Delivered by the Team at GRC New Zealand

GRC turn the vision into reality ensuring every detail captured in the drawings is translated into the final planter.

Futurewood Decking Features in Mount Maunganui Home

Futurewood Decking Features in Mount Maunganui Home

Futurewood's low maintenance and durability made it an excellent option for this coastal home. 

Introducing FENIX NTM Bloom: An Even More Environmentally-Friendly Choice

Introducing FENIX NTM Bloom: An Even More Environmentally-Friendly Choice

FENIX NTM Bloom is made with lignin technology, reducing its phenol content by 50%, and is ideal for spaces that need a burst of colour.

Multipurpose Screws for Everyday Framing

Multipurpose Screws for Everyday Framing

Is there a multipurpose screw for everyday framing? Yes, Simpson Strong-Tie are excited to present their new range of general purpose framing screws available in two styles.

Versatility of Triboard Showcased in Multi-Use Carpentry Workshop

Versatility of Triboard Showcased in Multi-Use Carpentry Workshop

Triboard is front and centre in a new workshop built by Kiwi Carpentry, who specialise in carpentry and joinery in the far north.

Compliant and Competitively Priced Solution for Achieving FRR-/30/30 for Timber Penetrations

Compliant and Competitively Priced Solution for Achieving FRR-/30/30 for Timber Penetrations

Tech Coatings now provides a -/30/30 tested and endorsed passive fire solution for timber penetrations with either recessed or proud vertical web.

Home Comfort and Energy-Efficiency with The Warmup Smart Colour Touch Thermostat

Home Comfort and Energy-Efficiency with The Warmup Smart Colour Touch Thermostat

Control heating via a user-friendly app and see detailed information on energy consumption to help maximise energy savings.

Child-Friendly Composite Decking the Best Place to Start

Child-Friendly Composite Decking the Best Place to Start

The newest Best-Start Educare centre needed a decking solution that was durable, low maintenance and, most importantly, safe for children. BiForm was the answer.

Low Maintenance Solutions for a Pauanui Escape

Low Maintenance Solutions for a Pauanui Escape

The low maintenance, durability and black colour of the Marley spouting made it the ideal choice for this family holiday home.

Layout and Tiles Make All the Difference

Layout and Tiles Make All the Difference

Great tile selections from The Tile Depot and a thoughtful change of layout, transformed a cramped, and darkened guest bathroom into a light and spacious room, whilst avoiding the need for more costly renovations.

Italian Range S.I. Milan a Popular Choice for Designers

Italian Range S.I. Milan a Popular Choice for Designers

Architects and designers turn to the versatile and affordable Italian collection, S.I. Milan for projects requiring design and quality ratings.

New Smart Active Grohe Shower

New Smart Active Grohe Shower

The new Smart Active range by Grohe offers three spray patterns and comes in a choice of sleek, minimalist shapes to suit any bathroom. 

The Brickery Offers 100-Year Warranty for Austral and Monier Bricks

The Brickery Offers 100-Year Warranty for Austral and Monier Bricks

The high performance and durability of clay brick is now backed by a 100-year warranty for added peace of mind.

Colours by Kohler: Grande Back-to-Wall Toilet Available in Cashmere

Colours by Kohler: Grande Back-to-Wall Toilet Available in Cashmere

Innovative design and style to add beauty to bathroom.

Get a free weekly digest of essential news

New and updated architectural products, design solutions, inspiration, technical advice and more when you sign up for EBOSS.