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Introducing the Award-Winning Methven VJet Tūroa Shower

The Methven Tūroa shower handset features an intuitive control which allows the user to seamlessly transition from a firm, invigorating spray to a gentle, enveloping warmth. 

Think Thin: The Innovative Possibilities of Ultra-Thin Cabinetry

The award-winning EXPANDO T fastening system lets designers specify practically any surface material down to a wafer-thin 8mm depth.

October 2018 feature

High Density Solutions

Products and systems designed to improve high density living, or bring efficiencies to the design and building of high density housing.

Acoustic Rubber Flooring for City Apartments

Rubber flooring by Advance is a stylish and durable option for softening acoustics in high density developments. 

Versatile Aluminium Facade Screens for Apartments

Versatile Aluminium Facade Screens for Apartments

Skyforme Facade Panels can be used to create decorative aluminium screens for weather protection, privacy and style.

Harnessing the Potential of Roof Tops

Harnessing the Potential of Roof Tops

Urban agriculture is becoming increasingly popular in the quest for more sustainable and liveable cities.

RAB Board Solution for New Takapuna Apartments

RAB Board Solution for New Takapuna Apartments

RAB Board 9mm was used on the street-facing wall of the Sargeson Apartments to provide a rigid air barrier, while reducing external noise. 

Speed Up the Building Process with Masons' New Flexible Air Barrier

Masons recently launched UNI, a reinforced Flexible Air Barrier that enables work to continue on the inside of the building (for up to 90 days) without waiting for the cladding to be completed.

VENT Passive Ventilation System Installed on School Skillion Roof

A four product combination from VENT creates passive ventilation for a new extension at Hingaia Peninsula School in Auckland.

Kooltherm K17 Makes Residential Retrofit Easy

Kingspan’s Kooltherm K17 Insulated Plasterboard is designed to be quick and easy to install, with installation even possible directly over existing plasterboard.

Strength and Light Weight Combined in Bespoke Flooring Specification

Gilt Edge Industries Ltd in conjunction with Dominion Carpets specified a combination of Uzin SC914 Turbolight lightweight screed and Uzin 170 self-levelling compound for the Limes Room. 

Metal CF Slate Gives Historic Church a Facelift

Metrotile CF Slate tiles are designed to withstand UV rays and high winds, ensuring performance whatever the weather.

Creative and Unconventional: Wood Wool Acoustic Solutions

HERADESIGN high-performance acoustic wall and ceiling panels are made from wood wool that is sourced from sustainable timber.

Property Line Wall Substrate Preparation

Below-grade shoring wall construction often proves to be difficult to obtain and maintain along the project site perimeter. 

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Aerovent Upgrade Included in APL Passive Ventilation Offering

Aerovent, the passive ventilation technology offered by APL Window Solutions, has been redesigned to enhance weathertightness in gusty conditions. 

Fire Rated Windows Provide Vision and Versatility

NZ Fire Doors’ interior window and door vision panels enable designers to incorporate larger glass panels into their designs while meeting fire ratings of up to 60 minutes. 

The latest year of research results in a five-year study on the use of BIM across the New Zealand construction industry

Deck Privacy and Inter-Tenancy Screens with Fall Protection Benefits

Spectrum provides practical solutions for privacy and inter-tenancy screens with fall protection ideal for high density living.

Beam Central Cleaning System Features Floating, Self-Cleaning Filter

Beam Central Cleaning System Features Floating, Self-Cleaning Filter

Beam Central Cleaning Systems feature an inbuilt Hepa-standard Beam filter which filters 98% of all particles to 0.3 microns.

How Secure Are Electronic Locks?

How Secure Are Electronic Locks?

A look at the security behind Schlage’s range of electronic locks.

Dimond Roofing and High Density Developments

Dimond Roofing and High Density Developments

Dimond Roofing provides cost-effective and attractive cladding options for high density developments. 

Complex Job in $300m Christchurch Precinct for Resco Compact Laminate

Complex Job in $300m Christchurch Precinct for Resco Compact Laminate

Minimalistic aesthetic attained whilst Resco resilience retained in the Justice and Emergency Services Precinct.

Robust Toilet Partitions for a Modern Factory

Robust Toilet Partitions for a Modern Factory

KerMac has maximised utility in the bathroom area of a busy factory with a robust K-Compact partition system.

Design Innovation Delivers Out-of-the-Box High-Density Solutions

Design Innovation Delivers Out-of-the-Box High-Density Solutions

Palliside has been specified for Resolution Design's Chapel Studios, an exciting private 3-4 star apartment development now underway in Flatbush, Auckland.

Build with Comfort, Style and Safety with INEX>RENDERBOARD

Build with Comfort, Style and Safety with INEX>RENDERBOARD

INEX>RENDERBOARD a smart way to create safe and quiet facades for multi-residential buildings. 

A Carpet Tile that Clears the Air

A Carpet Tile that Clears the Air

Desso AirMaster captures harmful fine dust from the indoor air more effectively than other flooring solutions.

Ultimo Series Lever Handle Entrance Kits

Ultimo Series Lever Handle Entrance Kits

Sylvan Ultimo lever handle entrance kits take the hassle out of security.

Mico Design Complements Boutique Retirement Village

Mico Design Complements Boutique Retirement Village

Mico Design supplied bathroom and kitchen products to complement the architecturally designed Rawhiti Estate Retirement Village.

Introducing Tredaire King Carpet Underlay

Introducing Tredaire King Carpet Underlay

Available through NZ supplier Superquilt, Tredaire King Carpet Underlay offers exceptional thermal performance.

New Armstrong Baffle Profile Solutions

New Armstrong Baffle Profile Solutions

An attractive linear ceiling system that screens the open plenum.

Enviro AAC Multi-level Floor System: A Sound Solution

Enviro AAC Multi-level Floor System: A Sound Solution

The Enviro AAC multi-level floor system gives a solid feel to walk on and has excellent insulation and noise-reducing properties.

Resilmount Clips Provide Sound Isolation for Lofts at Downtown Crown

Resilmount Clips Provide Sound Isolation for Lofts at Downtown Crown

Resilmount furring channel sound isolation clips were used throughout the five-storey, 66,750m² square-foot complex located in the Crown planned community in Maryland USA.

New Sensia Arena Shower Toilet Offers Superior Hygiene

New Sensia Arena Shower Toilet Offers Superior Hygiene

The new Grohe Sensia Arena combines the functions of both a toilet and bidet whilst providing extra comfort and hygiene through gentle and smart cleansing. 

Acres of Atkar in Te Wao Nui Otago Business School

Acres of Atkar in Te Wao Nui Otago Business School

Atkar’s Au diSlot acoustic perforated wood panels supplied by Asona were used extensively throughout the two levels of the business school's upgrade.

Louvretec Maximises Living Spaces in High Density Developments

Louvretec Maximises Living Spaces in High Density Developments

High-density housing requires privacy control and maximising each square metre of a home in a functional, thoughtful way.

Refurbishment Project Enhanced with Provista Semi-Frameless Balustrade

Refurbishment Project Enhanced with Provista Semi-Frameless Balustrade

Provista Balustrade Systems have installed Semi-Frameless Glass balustrades to the masonry decks of terraced apartments in a three-block development in Auckland.

Successful Pool, Spa, Domestic Water Heating and Condensation Control

Successful Pool, Spa, Domestic Water Heating and Condensation Control

Remuera Gardens Retirement Village's indoor pool was designed with inground air distribution ductwork by Hot Water Heat Pumps Ltd.

Stay Up In the Clouds with Modulyss DSGN Cloud Carpet Tiles

Stay Up In the Clouds with Modulyss DSGN Cloud Carpet Tiles

Modulyss DSGN Cloud carpet tiles propel the interior of Fontys University in The Netherlands skyward to new levels of comfort and style.

Five Healthy Reasons to Choose Tile

Five Healthy Reasons to Choose Tile

Everything installed internally in a home or commercial building impacts the quality of the air.

Stylish Solution for High Density Housing Privacy Challenges

Stylish Solution for High Density Housing Privacy Challenges

Higher density housing has driven the need for clever privacy screen solutions and Juralco have been busy designing some great screen options to sort these challenges out.

Get The Range Fashion Fandeck 2020 from Resene

Get The Range Fashion Fandeck 2020 from Resene

On trend fashion colours for 2019, 2020 and beyond are showcased in the latest The Range fashion fandeck from Resene.

Accesorise with Kohler's Artifacts Range of Accessories

Accesorise with Kohler's Artifacts Range of Accessories

Demand for perfectly coordinating towel rails, robe hooks and toilet roll holders has never been higher.

New Intertenancy System Exceeds Acoustic Requirements

New Intertenancy System Exceeds Acoustic Requirements

Full-scale acoustic testing at University of Auckland shows the new Resene Construction Systems INTEGRA Intertenancy System achieves an STC rating of up to 67.

Epic Speldhurst Development to Feature Five Gerard Profiles

Epic Speldhurst Development to Feature Five Gerard Profiles

With $150m of planned development including 400 new standalone homes and a community centre, Levin’s new Speldhurst Country Estate promises to be much more than a retirement village.

NZ Foam Contributes to Affordable Family Home

NZ Foam Contributes to Affordable Family Home

NZ Foam insulation has improved the comfort levels and affordability standards for this new build.

Preventing Efflorescence with ARDEX UD 150

Preventing Efflorescence with ARDEX UD 150

Efflorescence in grout can spoil an otherwise perfect tiling job and takes a significant amount of time and effort to clean up. So what is it, and how can ARDEX UD 150 prevent it from happening in the first place?

Roofing a Luxury Lodge in Lake Wanaka

Roofing a Luxury Lodge in Lake Wanaka

A robust Nuraply 3PM two-layer torch-on membrane system was chosen for the project to protect against the low temperatures and wind from the exposed site.

Beautifully Integrated Seamless Corian Solid Surface Basins

Beautifully Integrated Seamless Corian Solid Surface Basins

Corian Solid Surface integrated basins are a great option especially for residential spaces, combining a sleek, smooth aesthetic while still maintaining functionality.

Switching Decor Made Easy with Iconic Styl

Switching Decor Made Easy with Iconic Styl

Introducing the new Iconic Styl metallic switchgear range.

Alumat Contributes to Harvey Norman Flagship Store Refit

Alumat Contributes to Harvey Norman Flagship Store Refit

Alumat 10 I was selected to welcome customers of the newly upgraded Flagship store.

Mitek Posi-STRUTs Offer Excellent Design Versatility

Mitek Posi-STRUTs Offer Excellent Design Versatility

MiTek Posi-STRUTS are totally engineered roof and floor solutions for high-density residential buildings.

New Schwan 3-in-1 Versatap from Merquip

New Schwan 3-in-1 Versatap from Merquip

The 3-in-1 Versatap gives homeowners near-boiling water, unlimited filtered drinking water as well as standard hot and cold water. 

Clay Blocks for High Density or Cluster Housing

Clay Blocks for High Density or Cluster Housing

Porotherm Clay block is fast becoming a popular choice for high-density housing and apartment living worldwide.

This Matt Finish is the New Low Sheen

This Matt Finish is the New Low Sheen

Available in light and dark colours, PPG Endure matt finish offers the durability and ease of cleaning usually only associated with low sheen finishes. 

Integra Lightweight Concrete Systems Designed for Life

Integra Lightweight Concrete Systems Designed for Life

The Integra LWC facade system is a complete system with componentry, detailing and installation networks provided to ensure accuracy and durability of the finished facade.

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