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Escea Rooftop fireplace in Telecom building

Escea Rooftop fireplace in Telecom building

Skyscrapers’ rooftops are great places to admire the city landscape, but they can be made even more cosy with an outdoor fireplace to provide warmth and mesmerising charm of gas flames. Have a look at this Escea EF5000 fireplace on the top of Telecom building in Wellington.

Scyon Stria Cladding Modernises Dance Studios

Scyon Stria Cladding Modernises Dance Studios

Whangarei Girls High School has built a reputation around its dance programme, and to cement itself as one of the country’s premiere performance schools, it required specialist dance studios.

New Fire Ratings for Resene Paint Systems

New Fire Ratings for Resene Paint Systems

Resene has tested a range of popular Resene paints and finishes using the new test methods.

Hyne Timber Features in New Crematorium

Hyne Timber Features in New Crematorium

Hyne building materials like those supplied by NZ Wood were used in the construction of the Kingaroy Crematorium, Queensland.

Digital Revolution Comes to Locks

Digital Revolution Comes to Locks

The digital revolution is happening all around us; phones, computers and TVs have all gone digital.The security industry is no exception, with Digital Door Lock (DDL) solutions soon to be the norm for residential and commercial doors.

Lights, Camera, Action – with the Resene Architecture and Design Film Festival

Lights, Camera, Action – with the Resene Architecture and Design Film Festival

The Resene Architecture and Design Film Festival, in conjunction with Rialto Cinemas, is running again in May and June 2013, with a smorgasbord of design movies for you to enjoy.

Cable Pit and Surface Ducting Systems for All Applications

Cable Pit and Surface Ducting Systems for All Applications

The excellent insulation properties, high mechanical strengths, chemical resistance and zero water absorption of ACO's polycrete pits makes them ideal as electrical and communications enclosures.

Smart Fire-Rated Cladding Option

Smart Fire-Rated Cladding Option

Alpolic ACM is an ideal choice as a cladding material due to its longevity, fire rating and impact-resistance qualities.

PVC Goes Green

PVC Goes Green

The NZ Green Building Council now awards credits for the use of Best Practice PVC in Green Star-rated commercial buildings. Marley is one of only manufacturers in New Zealand to gain independent certification that its range of PVC products meets these Best Practice guidelines.

No Limits with Laminam

No Limits with Laminam

The Laminex Group showcases five new Laminam projects from around New Zealand.

Karndean Designflooring Introduces LooseLay

Karndean Designflooring Introduces LooseLay

Karndean LooseLay is an award-winning, glueless version of Designflooring.

Z Energy Installs a Handy Solution

Z Energy Installs a Handy Solution

Z Energy turned to Dyson Airblade in its upgrade of its retail service stations and company offices.

NZBC 'Protection from Fire' Clause-C Changes

NZBC 'Protection from Fire' Clause-C Changes

Recent changes have been made to the ‘Protection from Fire’ clause-C of the New Zealand Building Code (NZBC). The new clause is applicable from 10th of April 2013 and must be referred to for any fire design issues.

Powdercoating a Sustainable Option for Non-metals

Powdercoating a Sustainable Option for Non-metals

Powdercoating provides a sustainable option for those who need a durable finish to their interiors – and it’s no longer limited to metal surfaces. These days it can also be applied to non-metal surfaces such as plywood, MDF and plasterboard.

Wood-Inspired Porcelain Tiles New from Italy

Wood-Inspired Porcelain Tiles New from Italy

One of the hottest and fastest growing flooring trends in Europe is wood-inspired porcelain tiles, which allow you to bring natural wood looks into any space.

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Dulux Colour Forecast 2013: Blur Palette

Dulux Colour Forecast 2013: Blur Palette

Inspired by today’s ‘now, now, now’ culture, the Dulux Blur palette reflects the frantic, fast-paced motion of our technology-driven world - a world where brands battle for attention, where experiences are instant, senses are engaged and colour is used to excite and enthrall.

Fire and Acoustic Systems for High Density Design

Fire and Acoustic Systems for High Density Design

James Hardie has a range of external cladding products which are suitable for use where non-combustible cladding materials are required as per section 5.8.1 of Acceptable Solutions of ‘Protection from Fire’ Clause-C of NZBC in high density design.

Portuguese Design at Tile Warehouse

Portuguese Design at Tile Warehouse

Design and style abound in this gorgeous new range of floor and wall tiles from Portugal, exclusive to Tile Warehouse.

Floor Panel Solution for High-Density Developments

Floor Panel Solution for High-Density Developments

Masons Plastabrick's Enviro AAC is a lightweight aerated 75 mm thick concrete panel suitable for second- and or third-level flooring. 

Steel Framing for High-Density Urban Design

Steel Framing for High-Density Urban Design

Light weight with a high strength-to-weight ratio, Axxis steel for framing is an outstanding option for high-density urban design.

New Polycarbonate Roofing Product from Alsynite

New Polycarbonate Roofing Product from Alsynite

Alsynite NZ Ltd has recently released a new polycarbonate roofing product that looks set to change the appearance of future outdoor entertainment area design.

A Home In Hot Water

A Home In Hot Water

Forman's first solar install was a residential fitout desiged to boost energy savings.

Construction Solutions for High-Density Urban Design

Construction Solutions for High-Density Urban Design

With a definite shift in the current New Zealand building market, there is a real need for more apartments, mixed housing and high-rise buildings over the coming years.

Plumbing and Water Solutions for Every Home

Plumbing and Water Solutions for Every Home

Along with a qualified team who can design you an efficient and smart water system, Leap supplies a range of plumbing solutions for New Zealand homes.

Metallic Carpet Tiles Give Shimmer to Floors

Metallic Carpet Tiles Give Shimmer to Floors

Heritage Carpets is once again proud to showcase an original and classy carpet tile, showing off the thoughtfulness of the designers at Modulyss.

Double Up: The Double Headed Slide Shower

Double Up: The Double Headed Slide Shower

Luxury and utility are all rolled into one sleek slide shower: the double-headed slide shower(C3-2)  from Foreno.

Cavity Sliders Create Space in Apartments

Cavity Sliders Create Space in Apartments

With the expected increase in construction of high-density living spaces and apartment dwellings, the focus for design is going to be on smaller, more functional living spaces. These types of living spaces typically require clever layout to appear more spacious than they really are, leaving no room for clumsy designs or space-hungry product.

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