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Introducing ARChitectural Pre-finished Panels
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Introducing ARChitectural Pre-finished Panels

The new ARChitectural range of commercial pre-finished products by James Hardie offers outstanding durability and supports the creation of enduring architecture. The range features ChromaShield™ technology, the combination of a series of advanced and durable coatings with James Hardie cement-composite substrates that also have as its core DNA.

Dick Frizzell Design for Blum’s TANDEMBOX Kitchen Drawers
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Dick Frizzell Design for Blum’s TANDEMBOX Kitchen Drawers

Blum teamed up with Dick Frizzell to create a new design element for its TANDEMBOX intivo drawer.

Metrix Introduces Black Tapware: The Latest  Trend in Bathroom Design
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Metrix Introduces Black Tapware: The Latest Trend in Bathroom Design

Metrix introduces minimalist style with the inclusion of black in their latest range of bathroomware designs.

Create a Clear Vision with a Frameless Glass Solution from Glass Vice
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Create a Clear Vision with a Frameless Glass Solution from Glass Vice

Glass Vice Products offers a range of frameless glass solutions for hotels, bars, restaurants, shopping malls, schools, airports or any other public place. 

Laminam from Laminex New Zealand: A Durable, Lightweight Cladding System
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Laminam from Laminex New Zealand: A Durable, Lightweight Cladding System

The new Laminam CS45 Cavity Facade System from Laminex New Zealand combines porcelain panels with an aluminium cladding system, offering a durable and lightweight solution for commercial building exteriors.

Lone Star Gives Customers a Warm Welcome with Four Escea Fires
Feature: Retail
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Lone Star Gives Customers a Warm Welcome with Four Escea Fires

The new Lone Star Dunedin takes the sense of cosiness and warmth that permeates the restaurant atmosphere and gives it a physical manifestation in the shape of four Escea gas fireplaces — both indoors and outdoors.

Interlock’s New Elevation Window Control System: Ultimate Control with a Single Touch
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Interlock’s New Elevation Window Control System: Ultimate Control with a Single Touch

Interlock’s new Elevation system is an easy way to control the opening and closing of windows, with a simple touch screen.

Create the Right First Impression with an Entrance Mat from Advance Flooring
Feature: Retail
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Create the Right First Impression with an Entrance Mat from Advance Flooring

From the moment they enter a building, customers begin assessing their overall experience and while there are many factors to consider, a clean, dry, safe floor certainly creates a good first impression.  

Te Hana Home Captures the View with Windows from APL's Architecture Series
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Te Hana Home Captures the View with Windows from APL's Architecture Series

A narrow building platform enforced by geotechnical requirements proved a design benefit for Auckland architect, Stephen Smith, of S3 Architects Ltd, in an eye-catching home at Te Hana north of Auckland.

Bathroom Fittings from Mico Design: A Feature in Hamilton's Base Mall
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Bathroom Fittings from Mico Design: A Feature in Hamilton's Base Mall

Ignite Architects and the team at Mico Design worked closely on the concept, planning and design specifications for the bathroom fixtures at The Base Mall in Hamilton.

Wood - X by Resene: The Good Oil for Uncoated Exterior Timber
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Wood - X by Resene: The Good Oil for Uncoated Exterior Timber

Designed by Resene for HermanPacific, Wood-X wood oil penetrates deeply into previously uncoated exterior timber products such as Western Red Cedar weatherboards, fascia boards, beams and mouldings.

C Max Acoustic Ceiling Tiles: The Safe and Sound Choice for Christchurch Hospital
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C Max Acoustic Ceiling Tiles: The Safe and Sound Choice for Christchurch Hospital

Christchurch Hospital suffered considerable damage during the Canterbury earthquakes, seriously compromising services and operating capacity. The Canterbury District Health Board last year reported 17 buildings and 9000 rooms were affected across all facilities.

Erect Safe, Reliable Scaffold with NZ WOOD's J-Planks
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Erect Safe, Reliable Scaffold with NZ WOOD's J-Planks

Known for consistently high performance, NZWOOD J-Planks manufactured by JNL are an ideal choice for any tube-and-clip scaffolding system.

Vauxhall Cafe: Striking in a Resene Colour Palate
Feature: Retail
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Vauxhall Cafe: Striking in a Resene Colour Palate

Vauxhall Café in Milford is the sister café of Devonport's Vauxhall Café.  Their brief called for a design that would not alter the physical structure of the existing space, but would completely change the aesthetic through the use of colour in a cost effective way.  

Add Architectural Flair and Function to a Cafe with a Louvretec Opening Roof
Feature: Retail
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Add Architectural Flair and Function to a Cafe with a Louvretec Opening Roof

Create an architecturally desirable and functional retail environment with Louvretec opening roofs, sun louvres or shutters. 

How to Design and Build Feature Ceilings in a Retail Environment
Feature: Retail
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How to Design and Build Feature Ceilings in a Retail Environment

Have you ever wondered how feature ceilings are created in retail environments?  Potter Interior Systems has the answer.

Distinctive Tapware Finishes by In Residence
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Distinctive Tapware Finishes by In Residence

The materials used in much of today’s architecture, beautiful woods, stone and metals have ignited a renewed interest in alternative finishes for fittings, including tapware and bathroom accessories.

Reduce Noise and Add Style in Ceiling Design with Acoustic Plus, Sound Absorbing Cloud Panels.
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Reduce Noise and Add Style in Ceiling Design with Acoustic Plus, Sound Absorbing Cloud Panels.

Acoustic Plus sound absorbing cloud panels provide an effective and immediate solution for a busy Central Otago Café. 

Introducing New Zealand Steel’s new COLORSTEEL ArchitecturalSeries
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Introducing New Zealand Steel’s new COLORSTEEL ArchitecturalSeries

COLORSTEEL is now available in seven new, architecturally inspired colours.

Show Merchandise in a Good Light with LED Lighting from Philips
Feature: Retail
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Show Merchandise in a Good Light with LED Lighting from Philips

The Philips StylID range of luminaires combines LED technology and optical systems with stylish designs, making them perfect for retail lighting applications.

All New Armstrong Metal Baffle System from Forman Building Systems
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All New Armstrong Metal Baffle System from Forman Building Systems

The new Armstrong Metal Baffle system gives architects and designers a flexible, linear, 3 dimensional ceiling solution that screens the open plenum.

The Freshflow Wastewater System by LEAP: A Space Saving Solution for Small Bathrooms
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The Freshflow Wastewater System by LEAP: A Space Saving Solution for Small Bathrooms

When designing bathrooms for small spaces take a look at LEAP’s Freshflow, an innovative space-saving wastewater system.

Which Decking Material: Composite Timber or Hardwood?
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Which Decking Material: Composite Timber or Hardwood?

As composite decking gains a foothold in the New Zealand market, here is a close look at how it performs compared to traditional hardwoods.

New ARChitectural Range of Wall Linings from James Hardie Offers Improved Fire Resistance
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New ARChitectural Range of Wall Linings from James Hardie Offers Improved Fire Resistance

James Hardie’s new ARChitectural range of internal pre-finished linings achieves the best possible fire hazard properties classification of "Group 1-S".

LooseLay by Karndean Designflooring: Timber's Good Looks with Carpet's Acoustics
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LooseLay by Karndean Designflooring: Timber's Good Looks with Carpet's Acoustics

When it comes to acoustic performance, only carpet automatically complies with Australian building regulations — with no requirement to produce acoustic testing evidence.  However, floor covering trends have changed in recent years, with resilient or hard flooring preferred to carpet in many homes.

Foreno Introduces a Stainless Steel Sink Mixer in a Brushed Finish
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Foreno Introduces a Stainless Steel Sink Mixer in a Brushed Finish

Stainless steel has always been and continues to be a hot favourite finish for most kitchen appliances.  However, many people are frustrated by the fact that the standard chrome finish can sometimes appear wrong amongst surrounding brushed finishes.

Create Stylish and Durable Interiors with Laminex New Zealand
Feature: Retail
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Create Stylish and Durable Interiors with Laminex New Zealand

For commercial and retail interiors that are beautiful as well as practical, Laminex New Zealand has the perfect solutions.

Concrete Creations: The Bright, Bold Gelato Range from Peter Fell
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Concrete Creations: The Bright, Bold Gelato Range from Peter Fell

Peter Fell scoured the globe to bring you the brightest, most vibrant colours possible in concrete.

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