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USG Boral's Lining Boards are BRANZ Appraised for Wind and Earthquake Bracing

USG Boral's Lining Boards are BRANZ Appraised for Wind and Earthquake Bracing

USG Boral has a range of BRANZ appraised standard lining boards to suit different wind and earthquake requirements throughout New Zealand.

Forman Provides Structural and Acoustic Solutions for Arise Church

Forman Provides Structural and Acoustic Solutions for Arise Church

Forman worked closely with the architects to provide custom solutions including a stronger, more stable suspended ceiling grid using Rondo steel stud and Armstrong PeakForm.

Energy-Efficient Heating and Condensation Control for Indoor Pool Pavilion

Energy-Efficient Heating and Condensation Control for Indoor Pool Pavilion

Duoheat heating and Vent-Air air distribution provide thermal comfort, with a considerably lighter energy bill, for indoor pool users at Pacific Coast Village.

Resene's Digital Design Tools Make Colour Selection Easy

Resene's Digital Design Tools Make Colour Selection Easy

From a unique virtual reality headset, to a computerised rendering service, Resene has a host of tools specifically designed to help visualise and choose paint and colours.

Metal Finish Switches Match Dramatic Tones in Vineyard Pavilion

Metal Finish Switches Match Dramatic Tones in Vineyard Pavilion

A creative approach to hosting guests at a Marlborough vineyard called for some innovative thinking and special attention to detail.

Curved Glass Facade Turns Heads at Ebbett Audi Hamilton

Curved Glass Facade Turns Heads at Ebbett Audi Hamilton

The eye-catching facade features Glasshape's curved and tempered TemperShield glass which maximises light and visibility for the car dealership.

Mitek App Features Simple Truss and Wall Frame Tutorials for Designers

Mitek App Features Simple Truss and Wall Frame Tutorials for Designers

MiTek's NZ training app now has six videos added to the original 23 which will have general interest for specifiers and designers.

Metro Series in a Technically Challenging Northland Beach House

Metro Series in a Technically Challenging Northland Beach House

A complex roofline and raking windows galore in a Northland beach house redefined 'degree of difficulty' for Whangarei Aluminium Ltd.

Create, Visualise and Share Fireplace Looks with Design Your Fire

Create, Visualise and Share Fireplace Looks with Design Your Fire

Escea has revamped its Design Your Fire tool with options to customise the fire surround and share designs via Facebook for instant feedback.

Engineered Solutions Made Simple with Speedfloor

Engineered Solutions Made Simple with Speedfloor

Speedfloor's Load v Span calculator and engineered span tables help simplify the specification of suspended concrete flooring and steel joist systems.

Striking Acoustic Ceiling Brings Touch of Tonga to Auckland Church

Striking Acoustic Ceiling Brings Touch of Tonga to Auckland Church

Autex Quietspace 3D Ceiling Tiles in a bespoke frangipani pattern provide acoustic control and an attractive focal point for the Free Wesleyan Tongan Church in Mangere.

Provista Procures Attractive Views with Semi-Frameless Glass Balustrades

Provista Procures Attractive Views with Semi-Frameless Glass Balustrades

The clean design of Provista's semi-frameless glass balustrades minimises disruption to views, providing a compliant, attractive and cost-effective alternative to frameless styles.

Specifying Beams is a Breeze with Prolam Pro

Specifying Beams is a Breeze with Prolam Pro

Prolam Pro is an online programme that automatically calculates correct beam specification quickly, and with absolute precision.

New Prime Acrylic Combines Function and Style

New Prime Acrylic Combines Function and Style

Prime Panels has extended its product line-up with the introduction of new high-gloss acrylic panels.

XLam AirStair and CLT Floor System Selected for University Apartments

XLam AirStair and CLT Floor System Selected for University Apartments

XLam's CLT Floor System was selected ahead of competing floor systems due to its light weight and excellent performance in fire.

Ferrari Showroom Features Premium Shuttle Entrance Mat

Ferrari Showroom Features Premium Shuttle Entrance Mat

With its interlocking grid and multidirectional strength, Shuttle makes an ideal choice where style and performance are critical.

KerMac Demountable Wall Duct Panelling Installed at Archibald and Shorter

KerMac Demountable Wall Duct Panelling Installed at Archibald and Shorter

Custom demountable wall duct panelling from KerMac provided a stylish solution for gaining access to vital plumbing items in the showroom bathrooms.

James Hardie RAB Board Installed at Auckland Airport

James Hardie RAB Board Installed at Auckland Airport

RAB Board was specified for the airport extension as it is a cost-effective, high performance product that is installed quickly and easily. 

Mico Design Supplies Bathroomware for Cashmere High Rebuild

Mico Design Supplies Bathroomware for Cashmere High Rebuild

Mico Design has delivered a range of robust toilets, basins and tapware for Cashmere High School following the Christchurch earthquake.

Horizon Fireplaces Combine Simplicity, Low Maintenance and Great Heat

Horizon Fireplaces Combine Simplicity, Low Maintenance and Great Heat

These stunning decorative Horizon gas fires symbolise Jetmaster Australia's commitment to offering only the very best in high quality and quick heat.

New Alumat Draining Entrance Mat Removes Water Completely

New Alumat Draining Entrance Mat Removes Water Completely

Alumat Flooring Solutions has developed and patented a new type of mat that can remove all water from entranceways simply and effectively.

Easy and Efficient Design with 2020 Design Drawing Programme

Easy and Efficient Design with 2020 Design Drawing Programme

Laminex New Zealand not only offers one of NZ's broadest ranges of decorative and building products, but is also home to the IT Bureau — a team of design software specialists.

Dormakaba Movable Walls Add Flexibility to New Fonterra Headquarters

Dormakaba Movable Walls Add Flexibility to New Fonterra Headquarters

Dormakaba supplied a range of door and hardware solutions, including Moveo Glass Movable Walls and Semi-Automatic Movable Walls to bring extra versatility to the space.

A Black on Black Hardware and Cabinetry Solution

A Black on Black Hardware and Cabinetry Solution

Black cupboards with black handles give this kitchen a dramatic and chic look.

ARDEX PC-T Adds Polish to World's Largest Nike Store

ARDEX PC-T Adds Polish to World's Largest Nike Store

The 550m² installation of ARDEX PC-T proved to be a stunning, effective and efficient solution for the global retail chain.

Design Vibrant Interiors with New Bloc PUR Flooring

Design Vibrant Interiors with New Bloc PUR Flooring

Polyflor's brand new Bloc PUR collection will fill commercial interior projects with colour.

Custom Solutions in Aluminium Keep Café and Hotel Secure

Custom Solutions in Aluminium Keep Café and Hotel Secure

Standard security products from Juralco were used in unique ways to solve architectural issues.

Asona Provides Innovative Ceiling Finishes for Ormiston Junior College

Asona Provides Innovative Ceiling Finishes for Ormiston Junior College

Custom acoustic ceiling solutions from Asona include panels with a playful perforated facing for corridors and wood-look panels that bring warmth to the lobby.

I-Built HD 7.5 Software Supports I-Built Engineered Wood Products

I-Built HD 7.5 Software Supports I-Built Engineered Wood Products

Free to download and use, I-Built's HD 7.5 software is a useful tool for all specifiers.

Voda Introduces the Eclipse Range of Tapware

Voda Introduces the Eclipse Range of Tapware

With the Voda Team's passion for combining world trends with NZ design, the Eclipse range is the perfect combination of design, form and function.

Visualise Projects with Tile Warehouse's Visualiser Design Tool

Visualise Projects with Tile Warehouse's Visualiser Design Tool

Custom-designed for the tile industry and only available at Tile Warehouse, The Visualiser is a photo-quality visualisation tool that helps make tile and stone selection easier. 

ChemLab Resco Benches Safeguard AsureQuality's Food Testing Division Work

ChemLab Resco Benches Safeguard AsureQuality's Food Testing Division Work

The staged upgrade of AsureQuality's 4,900m² food testing laboratory facility includes top-of-the-range Chemlab benches from specialist compact laminate company, Resco.

Bring Your Vision to Life with Schneider Electric

Bring Your Vision to Life with Schneider Electric

Book a visit to Schneider Electric's new Vision Studio showrooms in Auckland or Christchurch, and go in the draw to win one of two trips to the opening night of World of Wearable Arts in Wellington.

Work Smarter with Steel & Tube

Work Smarter with Steel & Tube

Steel & Tube offers design professionals a range of tools to simplify the specification process, including a free design software package for ComFlor composite flooring systems.

Stunning Result for High-Rise Project with Spectrum Clearview Balustrade

Stunning Result for High-Rise Project with Spectrum Clearview Balustrade

The Clearview semi-frameless balustrade maximises fantastic views at Hereford Residences.

Blum Offers Practical Handle-less Design Options at All Project Levels

Blum Offers Practical Handle-less Design Options at All Project Levels

It's easy to specify cost-effective kitchen storage with Blum's range of motion technologies for handle-less applications.

Create Durable Feature Walls with Melteca Clipwall

Create Durable Feature Walls with Melteca Clipwall

Laminex's Melteca Clipwall wall-lining system is an easy to install, cost-effective and durable alternative to traditional wall linings.

OS'Brace RAP and OS'Floor: An Effective Rigid Air Barrier and Flooring Combo

OS'Brace RAP and OS'Floor: An Effective Rigid Air Barrier and Flooring Combo

A modern build in Remuera by HighSpec Building Ltd used IBS OS'Brace RAP and IBS OS'Floor.

New ION Tapware Collection from Element

New ION Tapware Collection from Element

With flat profiling of the lever and spout combined with sleek lines, the ION tapware collection from Elementi is a premium product in both looks and performance.

Pro Clima Wall Underlay Specified for Pauanui Bach

Pro Clima Wall Underlay Specified for Pauanui Bach

Pro clima's CodeMark certified SOLITEX EXTASANA wall wrap was chosen to offer the highest level of protection from external moisture.

ECO Provides Additional Safety and Security For Doors

ECO Provides Additional Safety and Security For Doors

The versatile ECO ETS Door Closer is an ideal option for heavy doors in public and commercial buildings. 

New Grab Rail Range from MacDonald Industries

New Grab Rail Range from MacDonald Industries

MacDonald Industries grab rails are designed to provide safe support and comfort for people who require assistance in bathroom environments.

Introducing the New Modulyss Designer Tool

Introducing the New Modulyss Designer Tool

The online Modulyss Designer tool gives specifiers the opportunity to create beautiful floors quickly and easily.

Retirement Village Uses Low Maintenance Soffit Lining

Retirement Village Uses Low Maintenance Soffit Lining

Architects opted for Dynex Soffit — a pre-finished lining that will not only look good on day one, but for many years to come.

New Mason Clinic Unit Benefits from Fiberock Wall and Ceiling Linings

New Mason Clinic Unit Benefits from Fiberock Wall and Ceiling Linings

Featuring exceptional impact, fire, moisture and mould resistance, USG Boral Fiberock was the ideal choice for wall and ceiling linings in the Mason Clinic's new unit.

Kohler Introduces Award-winning Torsion Shower Collection

Kohler Introduces Award-winning Torsion Shower Collection

The European designed Kohler Torsion showers offer a selection of door sets including inswing, hinged, sliding and round sliding.

Useful Design Tools for Internal Glazed Partitions and Doors

Useful Design Tools for Internal Glazed Partitions and Doors

Potter Interior Systems' quick-reference tables for glazed internal partitions can be found in Potter Interior Systems' Aluminium Partitions Specifiers manual.

A New Way to Reinforce Flat GIB Plasterboard Joints

A New Way to Reinforce Flat GIB Plasterboard Joints

GIB RocTape is a matt fibreglass joint tape that achieves superior mechanical strength for flat joint applications.

Easily Accessible Design Resources from Allproof

Easily Accessible Design Resources from Allproof

CAD drawings and specification documents for Allproof Industries are readily available online to aid in architectural design.

Effective Passive Ventilation for 15 - 30 Degree Roof Pitches

Effective Passive Ventilation for 15 - 30 Degree Roof Pitches

Vent's passive ventilation system for 15 - 30º roof pitches combines the use of the Vent Over Fascia Vent with the Vent Roll Panel Vent to ensure unimpeded airflow through the roof cavity.

DuPont Announces Free Weathertightness Design Reviews

DuPont Announces Free Weathertightness Design Reviews

DuPont and Weather Barriers Systems work closely with designers to help projects meet NZBC durability requirements and avoid weathertightness pitfalls.

Create a Clean Look with Sisalation Medium Duty White Film

Create a Clean Look with Sisalation Medium Duty White Film

Achieve a clean white finish on commercial and industrial projects with Sisalation Medium Duty White Film.

Metrotile Ridge Vents: Passive Ventilation with Weathertight Security

Metrotile Ridge Vents: Passive Ventilation with Weathertight Security

BRANZ has recently noted that while ridge venting can be advantageous in many situations, weathertightness is an important consideration when selecting options.

USG Boral's Sheetrock is New Zealand's Lightest Plasterboard

USG Boral's Sheetrock is New Zealand's Lightest Plasterboard

USG Boral Sheetrock plasterboard is highly durable and lightweight¹ — enhancing seismic performance, making it easy to work with, saving on installation time and costs. It's a smart plasterboard option.

Protect your Project with DuPont Tyvek

Protect your Project with DuPont Tyvek

Dupont Tyvek Building Wraps are air and moisture resistant, yet vapour permeable to provide more durable, comfortable and energy-efficient buildings.

Viking's Roof Garden System Brings Roofs to Life

Viking's Roof Garden System Brings Roofs to Life

Viking's green roof system allows designers to utilise the roof to create an energy-efficient and aesthetically pleasing outdoor space.

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