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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.

March 2021

The Future is Bright with VELUX Skylights

A rare chance to design a new school in Christchurch presented a fantastic opportunity to enhance the educational experience with VELUX skylights.

Interactive Resene Finishes Engage Young and Old Alike

Interactive Resene Finishes Engage Young and Old Alike

Paint finishes have moved far beyond just being pretty into a whole range of practical applications to help you make the most of school spaces.

Defining Learning Environments with Advance Flooring

Defining Learning Environments with Advance Flooring

Educational facilities from early childhood centres through to tertiary institutions often consist of five distinct environments: learning spaces, sports areas, bathrooms and changing rooms, entryway and circulation areas, and stairways.

The Dulux Industry Solutions Education Guide

The Dulux Industry Solutions Education Guide

For generations, Kiwis have relied on Dulux products in their homes, businesses and projects in both residential and commercial settings. Today Dulux extends its capabilities with an industry-leading suite of products and services in the diverse New Zealand education sector.

100% Renewable Wood Pellet Boilers Heat Schools

100% Renewable Wood Pellet Boilers Heat Schools

The installation of sustainable and reliable OkoFEN wood pellet boilers is transforming school central heating systems around the country, delivering close to zero carbon heating today.

Viking Dec-K-ing Ideal for Learning Centre Playground

Viking Dec-K-ing Ideal for Learning Centre Playground

Viking Dec-K-ing provided a safe and low-maintenance decking option for the playground of this new childhood learning centre. 

Warm Roofing Made Easy with Kingspan Insulated Panels

Warm Roofing Made Easy with Kingspan Insulated Panels

Kingspan Insulated Panels offer a simple and cost-effective warm roofing solution that meets Ministry of Education requirements: Kingspan’s trapezoidal roofing panels (KS1000 RW) have been used extensively on schools around New Zealand to provide a high-performance roof solution.

Connect with Nature Through Techlam Glulam

Connect with Nature Through Techlam Glulam

Biophilia is the subconscious connection to nature, promoting wellness and an optimised atmosphere, especially in learning environments.

Marshall Innovations Offer Weathertight Solutions for New Learning Environments

Marshall Innovations Offer Weathertight Solutions for New Learning Environments

A look at how Marshall Innovations Construction Solutions are suitable for use in new learning environments.

Louvretec Shade Strategies for Learning Environments

Louvretec Shade Strategies for Learning Environments

Adaptability of spaces is a major bonus for a learning environment; discover how Louvretec Opening Roofs and Sun Louvres can assist with this.

Improved Learning with Daylighting

Improved Learning with Daylighting

Fuelling student and staff achievements with natural light in education facilities.

Impressive New Bathrooms for Diocesan Performing Arts Centre

Impressive New Bathrooms for Diocesan Performing Arts Centre

MacDonald Industries worked with Graham Upton Architects to specify commercial bathroom fittings suitable for the bathrooms at Diocesan Performing Arts Centre.

Protecting Learning Environment Exteriors from Deterioration and Contamination

Protecting Learning Environment Exteriors from Deterioration and Contamination

Zero VOC easy to apply treatments for concrete providing curing, surface repeller stain resistance and deep matrix antimicrobial protection.

Solving Classroom Space Issues with Smart Design

Solving Classroom Space Issues with Smart Design

More than just wardrobe doors, customisable sliding doors can be used to transform educational spaces.

Create Dry, Safe and Healthy School Buildings with Thermakraft

Create Dry, Safe and Healthy School Buildings with Thermakraft

From the ground to the roof, Thermakraft integrated product solutions work across all aspects of the Ministry of Education Guidelines.

Customised Whiteboards Perfect For Modern Learning Environments

Customised Whiteboards Perfect For Modern Learning Environments

Whiteboards are arguably one of the most iconic tools associated with education, and research suggests that students have a higher level of engagement with information presented through multiple teaching methods.

 Rondo Top of the Class with New Zealand Education

Rondo Top of the Class with New Zealand Education

Not only does Rondo supply the sub-structure for wall and ceiling linings, but it also partners with the manufacturers to ensure that the surface for the linings works for each system.

Corian: The Hygienic, Easy to Clean and Versatile Choice for Learning Environments

Corian: The Hygienic, Easy to Clean and Versatile Choice for Learning Environments

Whether speccing for an early childhood centre, school or university, the required core features are the same: educational facilities need materials that are hygienic, durable, easy to clean and aesthetically pleasing. Corian ticks all of these boxes.

Warm Roof and Moisture Management for Rangiora West Primary School

Warm Roof and Moisture Management for Rangiora West Primary School

Dimond’s Tricore three-layer insulated roof system was specified for the Rangiora West Primary School, a new build in a region known for temperature extremes.

Level Threshold Access in Educational Facilities: Weathertightness Design Requirements

Level Threshold Access in Educational Facilities: Weathertightness Design Requirements

Keeping learning environments safe and healthy while providing adequate access for all user groups.

Stacking Cavity Sliders Enable Flexible Use of Space in Childcare Centres

Stacking Cavity Sliders Enable Flexible Use of Space in Childcare Centres

CS OvertakingDoors cavity sliders from CS For Doors provide multi-purpose room dividers.

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