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Introducing WallART Wet Area Panelling

WallART is a new wet area panelling perfect for wet areas for kitchens, bathrooms and shower recesses.

Brand New Concelo Laundry from Hideaway Bins

Hideaway Bins is excited to announce the arrival of the Concelo Laundry Hamper, offering a premium laundry solution at an attractive price.

March 2020 feature

Skillion Roofs

Products that contribute to the design of elegant, functional and compliant skillion roofs.

Dark Sky Project Roof Design Integral to the Concept of the Building

Kingspan’s CodeMark-certified trapezoidal insulated roof panels chosen to ensure speed of construction and installation and to provide a high R-value insulation.

Achieving Efficient Thermal Performance in Skillion Roofs

Achieving Efficient Thermal Performance in Skillion Roofs

Skillion roofs can have the desired stylish design and the necessary thermal performance using PIR boards as insulation.

BRANZ-Tested Cavity Battens for Roof Ventilation

BRANZ-Tested Cavity Battens for Roof Ventilation

The Cavibat Roof Ventilation Batten provides unobstructed ventilation for roofs, including on skillion designs.

Increasing Airflow in Skillion Roofs

Increasing Airflow in Skillion Roofs

By installing ventilated battens beneath the underlay and above the purlin of skillion roofs, designers can achieve increased airflow for more efficient ventilation. 

Need An Idyllic Outdoor Room? Just Add Glass

New Zealanders love outdoor living and HomePlus are excited to introduce their stunning glass door range for opening louvre roofs, creating an idyllic, all-in-one outdoor room.

High Density Fibre Cement Cladding Offers Exciting Design Possibilities

Symonite is proud to offer Equitone High Density Fibre Cement, the contemporary, safe and sustainable option for exterior cladding.

Airtightness Membrane Helps Protect Skillion Roof

Installed in this sustainable home in rural Raglan, the INTELLO airtightness layer limits internal moisture and allows existing moisture to escape from the roof space. 

Strata Flooring Specified for Mico Refurbishment

Strata Commercial multi-layer planks have been selected for the refurbishment of Mico showrooms nationwide.

Full Height No Problem for Resco Antibac Panel

Going above and beyond required from Resco for “Storm” range pool change cubicles at Hobsonville.

Durable Non-Combustible Cladding Selected for New Retail Store

Alibuild A2 Plus Cladding was specified for the new store as it met fire performance requirements for buildings over 10m while providing the sleek look required.

New Builds and Fossil Fuels

Why are we still designing and constructing buildings and homes that use fossil fuels?

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27 February 2020

High-Performance Roof Systems for Safe Water Collection

Viking Roofspec offers three high-performance water potable certified roofing systems. 

Terca Bricks Bring Old World Charm to Rooftop Dining Area

Featuring durable and rustic Terca brick, Westfield Newmarket’s rooftop dining area adopts the essence of old architecture to balance with the new.

A New School with a View — and Vantage Windows

A $14m redevelopment of Ohope Beach School brings modern facilities, including large Vantage windows, to a lucky education institution that sits with breathtaking views to one of the classic Bay of Plenty beaches.

A Three-Step Solution for Ventilating Skillion Roofs

A Three-Step Solution for Ventilating Skillion Roofs

TCL Hunt Building products provides a system solution for ventilating skillion roofs — a combination of a Vent ventilation system, highly permeable roof underlay and a smart vapour check layer. 

Mammoth Self-Supporting Skillion Insulation

Mammoth Self-Supporting Skillion Insulation

With Mammoth Skillion Insulation sections, there is no need for battens or strapping ahead of fitting plasterboard. They offer a sustainable, high-performance option for skillion ceiling design.

Coupling Passive Principles and a Nuratherm Warm Roof to Build Sustainably

Coupling Passive Principles and a Nuratherm Warm Roof to Build Sustainably

With Oliver's Ridge, the desire of the owners was to build a sustainably minded home, which incorporated into the design all the main principles of a passive house.

Lockwood Velocity Lever Handle Series

Lockwood Velocity Lever Handle Series

The Velocity series offers a stylish range of lever handles with easy installation.

When Bathroom Space is at a Premium, Choose SPACE TOWER

When Bathroom Space is at a Premium, Choose SPACE TOWER

Blum’s vertical storage system provides a place for everything homeowners want to keep in a bathroom. 

Achieving Higher Thermal Performance in Skillion Roofs

Achieving Higher Thermal Performance in Skillion Roofs

Pink Batts has an insulation range designed especially for skillion roofs: Pink Batts Skillion Roof R3.2 with a maximum thickness of 115mm and Pink Batts Skillion Roof R3.6 with a maximum thickness of 165mm.

Specify Tested Non-Combustible Cladding Systems for Buildings Over 10m

Specify Tested Non-Combustible Cladding Systems for Buildings Over 10m

James Hardie has completed independent testing for non-combustible cladding systems and undergone additional BRANZ assessment to further prove their cladding systems meet the requirements for external fire spread in buildings over 10m. 

Elevator with No Ceiling Space Machinery

Elevator with No Ceiling Space Machinery

Architects often assume that a platform lift is the only option for a skillion roofed building, however, the unique Powerglide mechanism means that both open-style and cabin lifts can be used.

Orca Architectural Stainless Grates & Polymer Concrete Channel Drainage Solutions

Orca Architectural Stainless Grates & Polymer Concrete Channel Drainage Solutions

Orca SV products are specified for their strong technical performance, high safety & attractive finish

French Wash Brings Delicate Textured Finish to Auckland Apartments

French Wash Brings Delicate Textured Finish to Auckland Apartments

Entrances at the Waldorf Apartments – Scene 3 have been revamped with Porter’s Paints French Wash — a two-step paint system that creates a subtle marble-like finish.

Introducing Pure Frame Floor Cabinets by Parisi

Introducing Pure Frame Floor Cabinets by Parisi

The Pure Frame collection comprises three vanity options each featuring a solid marble basin and black industrial-style metal frame. 

Heritage Carpets Introduces The Sorted Collection

Heritage Carpets Introduces The Sorted Collection

The Sorted Collection of carpets won’t hinder or limit creative expression — it encourages it.

Elegant Carpet Tiles Paired with Innovative Timbers

Elegant Carpet Tiles Paired with Innovative Timbers

Advance Flooring’s carpet tiles are the perfect match for VidaSpace’s wall and flooring product samples in their flagship Auckland showroom.

High-Performance Solar System Slashes Energy Use at New Dental Facility

High-Performance Solar System Slashes Energy Use at New Dental Facility

The University of Otago is working towards their aspiration to be a recognised centre of excellence for sustainability, in practice and research, with an Apricus Energy solar system on the new Manukau dental facility.

Tech Coatings' Tested System Helps with Difficult Timber Penetrations

Tech Coatings' Tested System Helps with Difficult Timber Penetrations

The Tech Coatings fire rated timber penetration system came with extensive testing data and technical support, allowing the project team to quickly gain approval from the passive fire engineer and council. 

Selecting the Best Whiteboard Surface

Selecting the Best Whiteboard Surface

Whiteboards are key to nearly every office and learning space. No matter the technology progression, nothing can quite replace the quintessential whiteboard surface.

Traditional Meets Modern with Marley Downpipes and Spouting

Traditional Meets Modern with Marley Downpipes and Spouting

Marley Stormcloud spouting and RP80 downpipes in white provide a modern look while complementing the exterior of this 1910's home. 

Curved Roofing Captures Magnificent Rural Invercargill Landscape

Curved Roofing Captures Magnificent Rural Invercargill Landscape

The bold curved skillion roof design complements the Southland landscape.

Metro Series Windows and Doors Light Up a Mahurangi Holiday Home

Metro Series Windows and Doors Light Up a Mahurangi Holiday Home

The design had to deal with the challenge of capturing sun and light, a task complicated by the presence of a large house to the north.

A Cost-Effective Option for Insulating Skillion Roofs

A Cost-Effective Option for Insulating Skillion Roofs

NZ Foam installation overcomes the challenges of insulating the narrow roof space of skillion roofs while providing excellent R-values. 

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