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Declare Listed Flooring for a Flagship Residential Development

Chosen for its performance and environmental credentials, Strandfloor is an integral part of an all-timber luxury lakeside apartment complex.

Dimond Roofing’s LT7 Featured in Home of the Year 2022

The 9-5 workweek is officially outdated as more and more Kiwis embrace a lifestyle that encourages working remotely. Cue the Multi-Unit Home of the Year 2022 featuring Dimond’s LT7 trapezoidal profile.

May 2022 feature

Medium Density Housing

Product solutions that can help architects design high-performing and cost-effective medium density homes.

Logicwall System Helps Keep 25-Apartment Development on Track

The slim intertenancy wall offered the durability and low maintenance needed with dependable lead times to keep the construction programme on schedule.

Stylishly Integrated Elevators Provide Seamless Three-Level Living for Takapuna Townhouses

Stylishly Integrated Elevators Provide Seamless Three-Level Living for Takapuna Townhouses

When Gaze Commercial needed seven elevators for their upmarket 'Terrace' townhouses, Powerglide’s locally manufactured E-Series Elevator provided the high-quality, customised access solution they were looking for.

Equitone Rainscreen System Brings New Options to MDH

Equitone Rainscreen System Brings New Options to MDH

Equitone is a non-combustible solution offering exciting customisation options and a low maintenance finish. 

Escea DF990 Gas Fireplace Features in Odyssea by Oswald Homes

The cosy living room comes complete with a large Escea Gas Fireplace to provide a cosy ambience and warmth during the cooler months.

Annika Rowson Creates Curves with Corian

Top kitchen designer Annika Rowson talks about her love of using Corian for flutes and curves in her designs.

Brick Façade Creates Stunning First Impression for Red House

The horizontal bands created with the Chiffon and Silver Bricks from Austral Bricks provide an eye-catching contrast with the vertical aluminium cladding.

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Tiles of Ezra x Tile Depot

The Tile Depot is NZ's exclusive stockist of Tiles of Ezra artisan tiles.

Cosentino: Leading the Way with Environmentally Friendly Surfaces

Cosentino’s commitment to sustainability has led to new and improved surfaces that are not only beautiful and practical, but kind on the environment too — from Dekton to Silestone.

Metro Series ThermalHEART Enhances Comfort and Style of Central Otago Home

From afar, this trio of silhouettes huddled together beside a pond could be mistaken for agricultural buildings. On arrival, you learn that although they’re structurally similar to the humble forms of the local rural tradition, these buildings have been designed not for farming but for living.

How to Keep Projects Moving Despite Plasterboard Shortages

Plasterboard is typically required on site before plumbers, electricians, fire and HVAC contractors can begin to carry out their works, so what happens when you don’t have the plasterboard?

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26 April 2022

Weather-Resistant Exterior Shading Systems

Under New Zealand's harsh UV and trying conditions, it's essential outdoor shade products are up to task.

BIM Benchmark Survey

The latest research results in an ongoing study on the use of BIM across the New Zealand construction industry since 2014

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BIM Acceleration Committee
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Cosentino: Leading the Way with Environmentally Friendly Surfaces

Cosentino’s commitment to sustainability has led to new and improved surfaces that are not only beautiful and practical, but kind on the environment too — from Dekton to Silestone.

NZ Made PIR Panel Needs a New Name!

NZ Made PIR Panel Needs a New Name!

Come up with a new name for Metalcraft's insulated panel product that fits its features and benefits and be in to win a $1,000 gift voucher (terms and conditions apply).

ClearVue Diffused by PSP: An Environmentally-Conscious Translucent Roofing Solution

ClearVue Diffused by PSP: An Environmentally-Conscious Translucent Roofing Solution

Introducing ClearVue Diffused, an energy-efficient translucent roofing solution that makes the most of natural light.

How Does the BOSS PenoPatch Work?

How Does the BOSS PenoPatch Work?

The quickest and easiest way to fire stop small cable bundles and pipe penetrations for a 60 minute fire rating, applied in just 30 seconds.

Quality and Style with DumaWall by PSP

Quality and Style with DumaWall by PSP

DumaWall tiles are designed to mimic the finish of traditional ceramic tiles, providing an elegant and alternative.

New Concelo for Slim 350mm Cabinets

New Concelo for Slim 350mm Cabinets

Three new Concelo models provide premium waste and recycling solutions for compact spaces and high density developments like townhouses and apartments.

ALPOLIC NC/A1: Non-Combustible Cladding Suitable for Medium Density Projects

ALPOLIC NC/A1: Non-Combustible Cladding Suitable for Medium Density Projects

ALPOLIC NC/A1 is rigid and lightweight with excellent uniformity, making it ideal for products that require a seamless, high-quality look.

Announcing the Latest Dulux BIM Solutions Update

Announcing the Latest Dulux BIM Solutions Update

Dulux BIM Solutions has been updated, giving architects and designers an expanded array of Dulux colours and product ranges that can be quickly and simply added to Revit and ArchiCAD models.

Sto Has Strengthened its Facade Offering

Sto Has Strengthened its Facade Offering

Sto has sourced a dependable lightweight concrete (AAC) panel from our neighbours in Australia, and are launching this change under the new brand — StoArmour Facade Panel System.

Make Doorways Accessible with Cavity Sliders

Make Doorways Accessible with Cavity Sliders

Incorporate universal design elements when planning internal doors to ensure accessibility for everyone.

Malleco Touchless Kitchen Mixer

Malleco Touchless Kitchen Mixer

A touchless mixer for improved hygiene and better protection.

Acoustics and Flammability in Medium Density Housing

Acoustics and Flammability in Medium Density Housing

Designing high-performing and cost-effective medium density homes has become commonplace for architects as New Zealand’s changing residential standards come into effect from August 2022.

Edge Lamerra Provides a Smart Balustrading Solution for Medium Density Housing

Edge Lamerra Provides a Smart Balustrading Solution for Medium Density Housing

Edge Lamerra offers a versatile combination of privacy, durability, and affordability.

Local Manufacturing and Teamwork Deliver a 5 Star Landmark

Local Manufacturing and Teamwork Deliver a 5 Star Landmark

The architectural team specified the Allproof tile over shower tray system for all 235 rooms of the extension to the Cordis Hotel in Auckland.

KOROK Fire and Acoustic Wall System Simplifies Medium Density Design

KOROK Fire and Acoustic Wall System Simplifies Medium Density Design

KOROK KIM, KIT and NCS intertenancy wall systems cover all intertenancy fire rating requirements in a single panel.

ComFlor: Simple and Collaborative Design for Summerset Retirement Village

ComFlor: Simple and Collaborative Design for Summerset Retirement Village

ComFlor composite flooring is ideal for accommodation and communal facilities and was recently chosen by Summerset Design and Construction teams for its Regional Main building design at Te Awa Napier.

PURTOP 400M: Rapid Curing Spray-Applied Waterproofing and Protective Coating

PURTOP 400M: Rapid Curing Spray-Applied Waterproofing and Protective Coating

Wanting a high-performance, time-saving waterproofing solution? Look no further.

More Builders Opting to Use Futurewood Instead of Timber Decking

More Builders Opting to Use Futurewood Instead of Timber Decking

Futurewood boasts style and versatility for this Auckland project, while adding value to the property.

New Complex Reflects Faith in Queenstown’s Future

New Complex Reflects Faith in Queenstown’s Future

Altherm commercial window systems were used on a new Queenstown complex which has nudged the town’s retail centre-of-gravity a little closer to the Skyline gondola and the CBD’s steep, forested, Ben Lomond backdrop.

New Possibilities for Plumbing Design with Sanifos

New Possibilities for Plumbing Design with Sanifos

Designed to resolve sewerage access issues on tricky sites, the Sanifos inground pump chamber pumps waste discreetly back to the main sewer line.

Acoustic Flooring System for Multi-Level Apartment Living

Acoustic Flooring System for Multi-Level Apartment Living

The Woodland Lifestyle Acoustic System teams stylish wood laminates with a highly absorbent acoustic underlay.

Access Control Made Easier in Shared Buildings

Access Control Made Easier in Shared Buildings

Aperio electronic locks for flexible access settings.

Specifying Technically Sound E3 Building Integrity into Subfloor Preparation and Flooring Installation Systems

Specifying Technically Sound E3 Building Integrity into Subfloor Preparation and Flooring Installation Systems

With the Intensification Streamlined Planning Process (ISPP) and three to six storey medium density housing becoming the new normal, there is never a more essential time to specify technically sound E3 building integrity into MDH architecture.

Vertical Fin Balustrades Ensure Safety and Style at Torbay School

Vertical Fin Balustrades Ensure Safety and Style at Torbay School

UNEX’s heavy-duty ‘Finline’ postless balustrades were specified for balconies and stairways at Torbay School’s new modern teaching block.

Durable, Vandal-Resistant, Water-Saving Bathroom Products for Award-Winning Public Bathroom

Durable, Vandal-Resistant, Water-Saving Bathroom Products for Award-Winning Public Bathroom

MacDonald Industries worked with DCA Architects Rotorua to supply bathroom products for the Tokoroa Public Toilets.

A Fast and Cost-Effective Central Barrier Intertenancy System

A Fast and Cost-Effective Central Barrier Intertenancy System

High level acoustic and fire performance is a critical unseen component of medium density construction.

Introducing Riga Vanities by Parisi

Introducing Riga Vanities by Parisi

This stylish bathroom vanity comes with an elegant tongue and groove textured cabinet in both Matt White and Matt Black.

From the Roaring 20s to Wild Style: New Wallpapers from Resene

From the Roaring 20s to Wild Style: New Wallpapers from Resene

Four new collections have joined the Resene Wallpaper Collection to provide even more ways to dress up walls.

Building the Forever Roof

Building the Forever Roof

A look at how an experienced roofer incorporates pro clima DASATOP externally applied airtightness membrane into the roof build-up of renovation projects. 

Roof Gardens for Medium Density Housing

Roof Gardens for Medium Density Housing

With parks and other green spaces often at a premium on the ground, why not look to the skies for the answer.

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