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A Robust Design for Merivale's 'MegaTower' with James Hardie Products

A Robust Design for Merivale's 'MegaTower' with James Hardie Products

James Hardie products were used to create the high-performing, award-winning mini 'MegaTower', which was built on a tiny 27m² site.

ASSA ABLOY's Enhanced Mortice Lock Offers Simple In-Door Configuration

ASSA ABLOY's Enhanced Mortice Lock Offers Simple In-Door Configuration

With the Lockwood Selector 3700 almost any mortice lock configuration can be selected at the front of the lock after installation.

Colorsteel Clad Home Turns Heads in Christchurch

Colorsteel Clad Home Turns Heads in Christchurch

The home features high performing Colorsteel cladding and roofing in FlaxPod, one of NZ Steel's new contemporary colours.

Special Flushglaze Façade at Rototuna School Combines Both Glazed and Solid Panels

Special Flushglaze Façade at Rototuna School Combines Both Glazed and Solid Panels

Hamilton's newest school, Rototuna Junior High, has an architectural sparkle and span more reminiscent of the upscale, curtain-wall architecture of modern tertiary institutions.

Nuraply 3PM Protects Scott's Hut from the Elements

Nuraply 3PM Protects Scott's Hut from the Elements

The Nuralite membrane was installed in sub-zero temperatures using specialised hot air tools, keeping the historical building safe, and ensuring weather protection for years to come.

Hot Water Heat Pumps Provide Reliable Underfloor Solution for Karaka Home

Hot Water Heat Pumps Provide Reliable Underfloor Solution for Karaka Home

The NZ made Performance Plus Heat Pump Water Heater was chosen for a trusted and long-lasting heating solution for the Karaka Home.

Hardwearing Flooring Specified for Olympic Training Centre

Hardwearing Flooring Specified for Olympic Training Centre

The impact-resistant Neoflex Fitness Flooring decorated with functional training marks was installed in the Olympic Training Centre in Rio.

Schneider Electric Helps Light Up Entrance to Christchurch

Schneider Electric Helps Light Up Entrance to Christchurch

The C-Bus control system manages the vibrant lighting of the 'Fanfare' sculpture at the entrance to Christchurch — the largest public sculpture in New Zealand.

Hyne Beam 21 Supports an Architecturally Significant Project in Regional NSW

Hyne Beam 21 Supports an Architecturally Significant Project in Regional NSW

Strong, sustainable and aesthetically pleasing, Hyne Beam 21 had all the attributes required for a community project with a strong environmental focus.

Abundant Design Options with Clearspan Framed Balustrades

Abundant Design Options with Clearspan Framed Balustrades

Aluminium sheet or specialty glass can be used within Spectrum Clearspan balustrade systems to provide privacy and style.

Create Colour Contrast with Careful Resene Colour Choices

Create Colour Contrast with Careful Resene Colour Choices

With a growing focus on building accessibility and usability, carefully choosing colours that contrast well helps people use and navigate buildings.

Allco Delivers Zero Pitch Roofing System

Allco Delivers Zero Pitch Roofing System

The Hydrotech membrane roofing system features easy to follow documentation and a determination which can reduce the need for council inspections.

Acoustic Balance for a Professional Recording Studio with Autex

Acoustic Balance for a Professional Recording Studio with Autex

Pro Sound Productions implemented the premium range of Autex interior acoustic products to create an acoustically balanced space with a unique aesthetic for Superfreak Studios.

New Metrotile Colour Chosen for Builder's Show Home

New Metrotile Colour Chosen for Builder's Show Home

The Ironstone colour features three different coloured splashes placed on the tile at random for an appealing look that differs from traditional two-tone colour options.

PDC Offers Safety Conscious Stainless Floor Boxes

PDC Offers Safety Conscious Stainless Floor Boxes

Protector Stainless Floor Boxes from PDC won't cut or damage wires or hands — providing a safe solution for keeping cables tidy.

How to Meet Strict Council Demands on Raked Roof Cavities

How to Meet Strict Council Demands on Raked Roof Cavities

The raked roof closer by DynexBuild is a new cavity closer designed to fill the voids created by angle cut weatherboards — closing all gaps for vermin proofing.

Resco Wall Panels and Partitions Enhance Wanaka Recreation Centre

Resco Wall Panels and Partitions Enhance Wanaka Recreation Centre

Wanaka's new Recreation Centre makes extensive and effective use of Resco Compact Laminate Multicom wall linings and Series 5000 cubicles.

A Simple Guide to Changes in Glass Barrier and Balustrade Requirements

A Simple Guide to Changes in Glass Barrier and Balustrade Requirements

A compliant balustrade system, a site specific PS1 and knowledge of wind loadings, occupancy types and cladding watertightness requirements are all key to a smooth consent process.

IPS Provides Eco-Friendly Decking Alternative for Te Atatu Library

IPS Provides Eco-Friendly Decking Alternative for Te Atatu Library

With no splitting, splintering or protruding fixings, Futurewood composite decking was a safe and durable choice for the high traffic area outside the library. 

Fenta Ceiling Tiles Perform in Hardworking Spaces

Fenta Ceiling Tiles Perform in Hardworking Spaces

ANZAL's Fenta Ceiling Tiles feature in a state-of-the-art sports centre in Ashburton where hygiene, durability and easy maintenance are essential.

Meeting Requirements for Non-structural Bracing

Meeting Requirements for Non-structural Bracing

The Tracklok proprietary bracing system is easy to install, cost-effective and complies with building code requirements and ceiling manufacturers' warranties.

Allegion Introduces the Schlage Sense Smart Deadbolt

Allegion Introduces the Schlage Sense Smart Deadbolt

One of the most advanced residential locks in the world, the Bluetooth-equipped Schlage Sense offers state-of-the-art performance, security and a number of smart options.

MacDonald Industries Revamp Mt Smart Stadium with RAK Bathroomware

MacDonald Industries Revamp Mt Smart Stadium with RAK Bathroomware

The changing room upgrade at Mt Smart Stadium includes a rimless, accessible toilet pan from RAK Ceramics and other quality bathroom products from MacDonald Industries.

Pro Clima Releases Certified Builders Branded Wrap

Pro Clima Releases Certified Builders Branded Wrap

The SOLITEX EXTASANA building wrap is available to Certified Builders at a substantially discounted price and features the new Certified Builders logo.

Managing Product Design and Council Demands for Glass Balustrades

Managing Product Design and Council Demands for Glass Balustrades

Juralco balustrade systems go through a rigorous design, prototyping and testing process to ensure they comply with NZ building regulations.

SuperStrand Sarking: Meeting Council Demands for Roof Structures

SuperStrand Sarking: Meeting Council Demands for Roof Structures

How Viking Roofspec simplified the approval process for its pitched roofing systems.

Meeting Bracing Requirements Using a Cavity Slider

Meeting Bracing Requirements Using a Cavity Slider

The CS Bracewall bracing system combines all the standard benefits of the CS CavitySliders range with the added advantage of an integrated bracing panel.

Innotech Atira: A Striking, Versatile and Flexible Drawer System

Innotech Atira: A Striking, Versatile and Flexible Drawer System

With the Innotech Atira Double Walled Drawer System, users have a choice of colours, diverse side elements and a variety of interior organisation solutions.

Tasman Insulation Launches New Website

Tasman Insulation Launches New Website

The updated website has an improved search function and easy to follow layout, making it easier for specifiers to find the information they need on Pink Batts and Sisalation products.

Sole Supplier for Wrap Around Systems Preferred for Compliance

Sole Supplier for Wrap Around Systems Preferred for Compliance

A sole supplier to enclose the external walls, such as Masons Plastabrick, reduces the risk of compatibility issues and void warrantees.

Sisalation's New SureWrap Roof Underlay Replaces FlameStop 950

Sisalation's New SureWrap Roof Underlay Replaces FlameStop 950

SureWrap Roof Underlay is a BRANZ appraised, vapour permeable roof underlay which can be installed on roof pitches as low as 3°.

Deluxe Range of Hideaway Bins Provides Hygienic Kitchen Solutions

Deluxe Range of Hideaway Bins Provides Hygienic Kitchen Solutions

The Deluxe range of Hideaway Bins has a friction-fitted lid which is treated with Clinikill antibacterial powder coating to fight yeast, bacteria and fungi.

New Fireplaces and Council Consent

New Fireplaces and Council Consent

Rather than going through the council consent process, gas fires are certified by gas fitters who take full responsibility for the installation.

Strandfloor Certified as a Sustainable and Superior Performer in NZ

Strandfloor Certified as a Sustainable and Superior Performer in NZ

Trade Essentials Strandfloor is made in New Zealand and has passed rigorous BRANZ testing, demonstrating its high performance in NZ's unique environment.

GIB EzyBrace Systems 2016 Released with New Improvements

GIB EzyBrace Systems 2016 Released with New Improvements

GIB EzyBrace Systems design software has been updated to offer improved design flexibility and further simplification.

Win a Bespoke Sonollations Wall Panel with Woodform

Win a Bespoke Sonollations Wall Panel with Woodform

Woodform's Sonollation acoustic panels create individual and artistic designs with repeating geometric panels, using the tessellation principle.

Laminex NZ's Wet Wall Panelling Solutions Deliver Trusted Performance

Laminex NZ's Wet Wall Panelling Solutions Deliver Trusted Performance

Laminex New Zealand's versatile Seratone and Laminex Aquapanel wall panels provide style, hygiene and durability in wet areas.

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