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Louvretec's New Coastal Series

Louvretec's New Coastal Series

Louvretec has announced its new Coastal Series range of sliding, bi-folding and hinged louvered shutter systems.

Turning Tables: Winners of the Formica Formations Design Competition Announced

Turning Tables: Winners of the Formica Formations Design Competition Announced

Two tables that reference the history of the iconic Formica brand in its 100-year anniversary have been selected as the winning entries in the biennial Formica Formations Design Competition.

New Product: Ventilated Cavity Fire Barrier Strip

New Product: Ventilated Cavity Fire Barrier Strip

The Fire Barrier Strip will maintain the ventilated cavity space but in the event of fire will expand to seal off the cavity to prevent the spread of flames.

Green Star Buildings Prove Increasingly Popular

Green Star Buildings Prove Increasingly Popular

One of Auckland’s newest commercial buildings ticks off the fifth Green Star-rated office complex completed by JCY Architects and developer Mansons TCLM.

Alucobond Cladding Systems Offer Unlimited Colour Options

Alucobond Cladding Systems Offer Unlimited Colour Options

The limited number of cladding options can be frustrating, with Kaneba frequently receiving enquiries from designers who want to break away from the traditional ACM cladding application.

Ramps: The Solution to Entranceway Accessibility

Ramps: The Solution to Entranceway Accessibility

Burgess Matting Ltd offers 100% durable rubber ramps as a safe and effective doorway and flooring solution.

Challenging Traditional Thinking: Braced for the Elements

Challenging Traditional Thinking: Braced for the Elements

A new family home – situated by the ocean, in the extra high wind zone of the Taranaki region – required an upgrade to an Ecoply Barrier rigid air barrier system. 

An Innovation in Reverse Method Tiling

An Innovation in Reverse Method Tiling

Creating a cool tiled feature wall doesn't have to be expensive, as proven by this project at Citizens Park, Kingsland, designed by Ctrl Space Ltd.

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An Interior Designer's Rooftop Oasis

An Interior Designer's Rooftop Oasis

Interior designer Neil McLachlan chose an Escea outdoor gas fireplace to create an intimate inner-city deck area.

The Dulux Retro Visionaries Palette

The Dulux Retro Visionaries Palette

Playful primaries and quirky colour blocking – The Retro Visionaries is the first of four palettes from the Dulux Colour Forecast 2014.

Asona's Ceiling Solution for the Sir Paul Reeves Building

Asona's Ceiling Solution for the Sir Paul Reeves Building

Bold buildings require bold ceilings. Such is the case with the Sir Paul Reeves building, part of Auckland University’s Campus and designed by leading architectural practice, Jasmax. 

Amanda Levete to Lecture in Auckland and Christchurch

Amanda Levete to Lecture in Auckland and Christchurch

The acclaimed Stirling Prize-winning London architect Amanda Levete will visit New Zealand in March to give two lectures about her innovative design approach.

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