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A No Flame Two-Layer Membrane System

Achieve a two-layer membrane with no flame required with Viking's new Halley-P Bituminous Membrane System.

Secure Water Access and a Streamlined Look for Kohi House

The installation of an Aquor House Hydrant helped ensure this Kohimarama home maintained a clean architectural look.

February 2022 feature

Apartment Design

Ventilation Design for Medium Density Apartment Buildings

How an engineered ventilation solution helped deliver healthy living spaces for a new apartment development in Auckland.

Achieve Thinner Intertenancy Walls with Logicwall

Achieve Thinner Intertenancy Walls with Logicwall

AFS Logicwall intertenancy systems enable architects to maximise space while meeting stringent structural, acoustic and fire requirements for apartment design.

Electric Fireplaces Enhance Apartment Décor with Inspiring Flames

Electric Fireplaces Enhance Apartment Décor with Inspiring Flames

Electric fireplaces are a compact and easy to install option for heating apartments while creating a homely atmosphere.

Minimalistic, Elegant Style with Corian

Minimalistic, Elegant Style with Corian

Make the most of space with the minimalistic look of an integrated Corian benchtop and sink.

Introducing Stonebloc Modular Precast Concrete Retaining Walls

Readily available from Envirocon, Stonebloc offers an alternative to traditional timber retaining with simple and fast installation.

Aesthetic Balustrade Solution for La Quinta Hotel in Queenstown

Working in partnership with Safari Group, Moddex designed, supplied and installed over 350m of their modular handrail and balustrade systems at the La Quinta Hotel in Queenstown.

This Altherm Holiday Home Has Views to the Future

Metro Series ThermalHEART windows and doors soak up panoramic views of Lake Wānaka.

Video: How Autex Developed Their New Acoustic Timber Range

Introducing Acoustic Timber, a high-performance acoustic solution designed to realistically imitate timber.

Entries Open for the 36th Dulux Colour Awards

Dulux invites design professionals to submit their most innovative projects demonstrating creative colour use in the built environment.

Standing Seam Roof Makes a Lasting Impression on this Award-Winning Home

Over 13 tonnes of material was used for the Smart Tray Standing Seam Roofing of this impressive sprawling home. 

Updated Energy Efficiency Requirements for New Builds

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment released the biggest energy efficiency changes to the Building Code in more than a decade on 29 November 2021.

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Creating Space for the Modern Laundry

The Allproof Laundry Outlet Box enables laundry services to be mounted behind wall linings, increasing usable space and giving a flush line for appliances to be installed into the tightest possible space.

GreenStuf Presents MBIE’s Changes to Clause H1

GreenStuf continues to support the market with CPD presentations and free H1 calculations to the new building code.

Resilient, Low Maintenance Carpet Tiles Feature in My Whare

Advance donated carpet tiles helping to create a cosy retreat for at-risk youth.

Louvretec Provides Easy Living for Small Spaces

Louvretec Provides Easy Living for Small Spaces

Louvretec’s Opening Roof systems and Louvre Shutters greatly assist when it comes to maximising living spaces by providing easy outdoor living, privacy and welcome ventilation.

Fit More Storage into Less Space with SPACE TOWER

Fit More Storage into Less Space with SPACE TOWER

Create more usable space around the home with this beautifully versatile system.

Efficient Apartment Design with Steel Rollformed Solutions

Efficient Apartment Design with Steel Rollformed Solutions

Steel Rollformed Products offers smart solutions for concealed ceilings, wall strapping and lining, ceiling access and intertenancy walls.

New Tauranga Student Accommodation Features Vantage Systems

New Tauranga Student Accommodation Features Vantage Systems

Tauranga has taken another step towards being a university town with the opening of a sleek, $20 million student accommodation complex associated with the city’s University of Waikato campus.

Design, Style and Class with DesignerSplash by PSP

Design, Style and Class with DesignerSplash by PSP

Create high end impact that won’t break the bank with DesignerSplash by PSP — an easy, effective alternative that will make any project shine.

Video: How to Install the Strong-Rod Anchor Tiedown System

Video: How to Install the Strong-Rod Anchor Tiedown System

The Simpson Strong-Tie Strong-Rod ATS continuous rod tiedown is a seismic solution for light-frame, multi-story timber construction.

Video: How to Save Time on Midfloor Installation with Woodspan

Video: How to Save Time on Midfloor Installation with Woodspan

Learn how Woodspan's lightweight PLT systems enable fast and simple installation to ensure more efficient builds.

Richmond Hill the Perfect Inspiration for Dimond Roofing Solar-Rib

Richmond Hill the Perfect Inspiration for Dimond Roofing Solar-Rib

An elevated Richmond Hill site with sweeping sea views, framed by browned-off grass and jagged rocky outcrops provided the perfect inspiration for Solar-Rib.

Small Space, Small Tiles?

Small Space, Small Tiles?

Despite the increasing popularity of larger format tiles, many people with small spaces still often have the perception that they are limited to smaller tiles.

Achieve Fire and Acoustic Separation with INTEGRA Intertenancy Walling Systems

Achieve Fire and Acoustic Separation with INTEGRA Intertenancy Walling Systems

Meet a two hour fire rating and STC 64 as a minimum with this system from Resene Construction Systems. 

Full BIM Library from Provista Balustrade Systems

Full BIM Library from Provista Balustrade Systems

The full BIM library of Provista balustrade, screening and pool fencing solutions is available for use in both Revit and ArchiCAD. 

ClearVue from PSP: The Clear Choice for Outdoor Spaces

ClearVue from PSP: The Clear Choice for Outdoor Spaces

ClearVue provides protection from weather and the elements, meaning homeowners can enjoy their outside space year-round.

Aluminium Partitions Help Bring Lion’s Unique Fit-out To Life

Aluminium Partitions Help Bring Lion’s Unique Fit-out To Life

Potter Interior Systems help to deliver architectural excellence with their range of Aluminium Partitions for Lion’s new workplace in the green star rated 136 Fanshawe Street, Auckland.

Installing Tiled Showers with Bathroom Underfloor Heating

Installing Tiled Showers with Bathroom Underfloor Heating

Warmup's integrated Tiled Shower System is a BRANZ appraised solution that saves time while ensuring compliance with the NZBC.

A Sense of Place: Rotoiti Lake House Features a Spartherm Wood Fireplace

A Sense of Place: Rotoiti Lake House Features a Spartherm Wood Fireplace

The Spartherm XL Wood Fire has an impressive heat output of 24kW, enough to meet the demands of the Bay of Plenty winter climate.

Maximise Space with the Side Recessed Shower Wall from Englefield

Maximise Space with the Side Recessed Shower Wall from Englefield

This beautifully designed wall offers a modern and minimalist way of storing shower essentials.

Watch How Prime Panels Manufacture Their Highly Durable and Attractive Acrylic Panels

Watch How Prime Panels Manufacture Their Highly Durable and Attractive Acrylic Panels

Sophisticated and right on trend with matt and gloss acrylic panel options.

Reach for the New Generation Compact Toilet Suite

Reach for the New Generation Compact Toilet Suite

New generation toilets are ‘flush’ with style, shape and comfort together with higher levels of water efficiency and easy-clean features.

Solar Hot Water Technology Enhances Lifestyles

Solar Hot Water Technology Enhances Lifestyles

Use of solar hot water heating from The Alternative Energy Company can reduce carbon emissions and electricity bills while ensuring reliable hot water. 

Tiles Provide Surety for Specifiers of Apartment Finishes

Tiles Provide Surety for Specifiers of Apartment Finishes

Porcelain tiles are one of the most popular tiling options for city apartments. This popularity will only increase as a result of the recent Building Code change in New Zealand.

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