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When it comes to apartment design, rooms can end up small and cramped if layout is not properly considered. Cavity sliders are an obvious choice for small dwellings, eliminating the area of unusable floor and wall space that a hinged door requires.
When Fletcher Residential was building high density housing at Stonefields, they needed speed and quality – which is why they turned to the I-Built flooring system from NZWOOD.
The wide range of tested details and James Hardie's close involvement in the design and installation of Exotec Facade Panel on a Wellington residential high rise gave additional assurance to both Wellington City Council and the consultant architect.
Customised coloured concrete by Peter Fell is a highlight of the new Whitianga beachfront promenade.
Controlling noise in the workplace or at home is a common acoustic issue. Installing a quality acoustic insulation product between walls reduces the transfer of sound, which increases the level of comfort at home and productivity at work.
Viking Roofspec's Buzon screwjack pedestals create a seamless indoor/outdoor flow for a home or commercial building, while still meeting the NZ Building code requirements.
Pyrotek Noise Control’s high performance, flexible mass-loaded vinyl noise barrier Wavebar reduces inter-room noise transmission providing comfort, privacy and confidentiality.
Available as sliding, bi-folding or hinged, the Coastal Series of shutters from Louvretec provides privacy control, shelter, wind and sun protection – an ideal solution for high density living.
Casali Dermabit Extra is a smooth, flexible and durable torch-on roofing and deck membrane, designed to shed water at a minimal approved 1:40 surface fall.
With over 70 million fibres per square metre, Flotex is nine times denser than the heaviest commercial grade carpet and will continue to have superior appearance retention long after traditional carpet has worn out.
Isolating yourself from noisy neighbours in multi-unit residential apartments is possible by using the DONN ScrewFix system in conjunction with ST-001 Sound Isolation Clips.
A new exhibition at the Auckland Art Gallery, Modern Paints Aotearoa, examines the relationship between artistic innovation and painting materials during a lively period in New Zealand art history.
With the beauty and simplicity of natural stone and metal, the Zen basin by Bagnode Design is a stunning focal point in any bathroom.
Renowned Auckland architect Ron Sang has been designing houses for 45 years but there are still new envelopes to push; a recent one was his first curved house sitting high on a ridge above Paihia, in Northland.
When SKYCITY Convention Centre opened its doors to the public, it needed to have high-end, top-rate commercial kitchens and food prep areas that would stand the test of time. A decade on and not only has the Fenta Ceiling Tile met SKYCITY’s expectations, it has exceeded them.
Even design classics need innovating from time to time, and now, Seiger Design has redefined the classic Happy D bathware range for Duravit.
Gathered from emerging trends from around the world, the Dulux 2014 Colour Forecast, entitled Future Tribes, draws together unexpected colour combinations, curated into four distinct palettes.
Edgetec's frameless balustrade series is a recent addition to the Juralco balustrade range and provides a finish with minimal visual obstruction caused by posts and handrails.
GIB Quietline and GIB‑Tone Quiet ceiling tiles come together in GIB's Acoustic Systems to provide an innovative, efficient and good-looking solution for improving the quality of sound within a space.
Laminex New Zealand is the first company in Australasia to have a “Red List Free” product in the Declare database.
Furthering the hassle-free motif seen throughout their home design, the Fewtrell family from Dunedin wanted a flame fire that was hassle-free and easy to maintain.
The introduction of the Auckland unitary plan – which reduces section sizes and favours a residential urban approach of going ‘up’ rather than ‘out’ – can have a major impact on roof truss design, as building height to boundary is affected.
Investing in the capital cost of equipment that harnesses solar energy means you never have to worry about your energy source running out.
SKYCITY Grand Hotel wanted a luxury entry to suit the rest of the 5-star property so they looked to Besam for a high quality solution.
When Auckland superyacht builders Alloy Yachts needed a curved wood staircase handrail that met the exacting requirements of one of their recent projects, they looked to Woodform's 'bendywood' technology.
Since opening in September 2013, staff at Auckland cafe Charlie & George noticed the concrete floors and large glass windows were creating echoes and reverberated noise, impacting the experience they wanted to provide their customers. Interior designers Ctrl Space provided an acoustic solution.
Absorbing up to 8 litres per square metre, the WaterHog Classic Tile is a proven entrance solution for busy environments.