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Auckland Home Gathers Industry Awards

Auckland Home Gathers Industry Awards

A stunning clifftop home by Malcolm Taylor builds an impressive CV.

Is the Cult of the ‘Starchitect’ Waning?

Is the Cult of the ‘Starchitect’ Waning?

Cathleen McGuigan of Architectural Record, who visited New Zealand recently, comments on trends in the appreciation of architecture.

Glassfibre Reinforced Concrete Strong and Versatile

Glassfibre Reinforced Concrete Strong and Versatile

New to EBOSS in 2013 is GRC NZ - the country’s leading producer of glassfibre reinforced concrete products.

Permadeck Good For Life

Permadeck Good For Life

Whatever you have heard in the past about composite wood decking, Permadeck Latitudes EverX is worth a good hard look now.

New Sizes in VELUX Roof Windows and Sun Tunnels

New Sizes in VELUX Roof Windows and Sun Tunnels

Velux is launching two new sizes in its GGU Roof Window and Sun Tunnel ranges for 2013.

Sliding and Folding Door Hardware from PC Henderson

Sliding and Folding Door Hardware from PC Henderson

Assa Abloy New Zealand has been appointed the exclusive distributor of Henderson sliding and folding door hardware in New Zealand and Australia.

Six Reasons to Specify Marley Optim

Six Reasons to Specify Marley Optim

Marley has six reasons why you should insist on its Optim DWV sanitary system.

Open Cell Ceiling Tiles Hip to be Square

Open Cell Ceiling Tiles Hip to be Square

Armstrong Metalworks Open Cell ceiling tiles were extensively used throughout open areas of the new WG Block at AUT University. Stairways, voids, atriums and corridors all showcase the new metal tile.

Steel Framing Performs in Fire

Steel Framing Performs in Fire

A recent investigation has demonstrated that steel framing performs when the heat is on.

Pacific Build Supply Provides Passive Fire Solutions

Pacific Build Supply Provides Passive Fire Solutions

Fire has always been a useful tool, but unfortunately the greatest risk for buildings. A vital factor in the management of this risk is to provide physical barriers to the spread of fire within the building by compartmentalisation. 

Win an iPad mini with Firesafe Plywood and MDF by Decortech

Win an iPad mini with Firesafe Plywood and MDF by Decortech

Decortech launches its new Firesafe Range, tested to NZBC C/AS1-AS7 with a Group 1 rating on plywood and MDF.

Fire Rating on ENVIRO Panel

Fire Rating on ENVIRO Panel

Enviro AAC, a Lightweight aerated concrete panel from Masons Plastabrick, meets the Building Code.

3M Fire Barrier Products

3M Fire Barrier Products

3M is proud to be an industry leader in fire-stopping. The company's dedication to stringent testing and code developments help make buildings safer today than they were even 10 years ago.

by 3M
Fire Sprinklers the Next Level of Protection

Fire Sprinklers the Next Level of Protection

Blazestop by LEAP offers a new level of protection for any new home, making peace of mind a priority. Rural properties especially benefit from the advanced protection that Blazestop offers.

Fire Ratings for Ceramic and Porcelain Tiles

Fire Ratings for Ceramic and Porcelain Tiles

The new building code relating to fire rating regulations and standards will be mandatory from April 2013. While this does not directly impact tile specification, it is worth noting the following, relating to fire ratings for ceramic and porcelain tiles.

USG Panels and Grid for Fire-Rated Ceilings

USG Panels and Grid for Fire-Rated Ceilings

USG produces a range of fire-rated acoustical ceiling panels: Radar ClimaPlus Hi-NRC, Rock Face ClimaPlus, and Clean Room ClimaPlus Class 100.

Rise Palette: Dulux Colour Forecast 2013

Rise Palette: Dulux Colour Forecast 2013

Colour selections are always influenced by the mood of the world, and the Dulux Colour Forecast 2013 - Colour Movement explores how colour is moving around us, shifting and changing in rhythm with social movements, nostalgic longings, and digital influences. Drawing on Japanese influences, the chalky shades of the Rise palette imbue serenity into spaces, creating a cocoon-like sense of calm to counter our busy lifestyles.

Fifties Style for Bathrooms at Red Hummingbird Bar

Fifties Style for Bathrooms at Red Hummingbird Bar

The recent fit out of one of Auckland’s newest and trendiest inner city bars included a collection of stylish bathroomware from Mico Design. The designers of the Red Hummingbird Bar project conceptualised a 1950s quirky, retro styling for the interiors.

ACO Pipe Provides Fire Resistance

ACO Pipe Provides Fire Resistance

ACO Pipe is a range of stainless steel, stocked pipe systems, which provide the modern metal alternative to PVC and HDPE pipework.

Fire-Rated Door Closers Ensure Compliance

Fire-Rated Door Closers Ensure Compliance

DORMA manufactures and supplies a significant range of fire-rated door control devices that will work independently or together with an integrated fire system.

New Range of Schlage Sliding and Folding Door Hardware

New Range of Schlage Sliding and Folding Door Hardware

Allegion is excited to announce a new range of Schlage sliding- and folding-door hardware for the New Zealand residential market.

Rubber Pavers Now Manufactured in New Zealand

Rubber Pavers Now Manufactured in New Zealand

Burgess Matting and Surfacing's brand new and dynamic rubber paver is being used successfully by a large horse stable in the Waikato.

Karndean Designflooring Improves on Nature

Karndean Designflooring Improves on Nature

From the intricate grain details in real woods to the timeless tactile qualities of natural stones, Karndean Designflooring is passionate about providing the beauty of nature while overcoming many of the drawbacks of natural materials.

Dyson Expands Airblade Range

Dyson Expands Airblade Range

Developed by a team of 125 Dyson engineers, three new Dyson Airblade hand dryers are the fastest, most hygienic and sustainable way to dry hands properly.

Luxaflex Softshades Offer Insulation and Ambience

Luxaflex Softshades Offer Insulation and Ambience

While the glass area of your home may account for about 10 per cent of the external area, it is responsible for up to 30 per cent of unwanted heat loss in winter and heat gain in summer. Effective window insulation can dramatically improve comfort and reduce energy costs.

Protect Buildings with Resene Fireguard

Protect Buildings with Resene Fireguard

Combine a quality decorative finish with fire protection with Resene Fireguard.

Gloss or What?  See The Specifier Gloss Levels Fandeck

Gloss or What? See The Specifier Gloss Levels Fandeck

To make it easier for you to demonstrate gloss levels to your clients, Resene has created The Specifier - Gloss Levels fandeck.

Win a Kitchen for Your Thoughts

Win a Kitchen for Your Thoughts

A kitchen is one of the most considered spaces in a home. Parex is interested in your views on how you approach kitchen design and what tools you value to assist with your completed kitchen designs.

The Laminex Group launches its Formica Formations Design Competition 2013: Turning Tables

The Laminex Group launches its Formica Formations Design Competition 2013: Turning Tables

The Laminex Group has announced that its highly innovative Formica Formations™ design competition is to run again in 2013, to celebrate the Formica brand’s centenary year. The competition aims to celebrate and showcase the creativity of architects and designers throughout New Zealand.

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