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Case Studies

How other designers are using architectural products around New Zealand.

January 2019

Treehouse Dream Achieved with Gerard Roofs

A Canterbury couple who chose one of New Zealand’s harshest environments for their designer dream home have a Gerard roof which enhances the aesthetic, and offers the ultimate in performance.

New Life for a Canterbury Living Room with PlyPlay

New Life for a Canterbury Living Room with PlyPlay

After the Kaikōura earthquake on 14 November 2016 rendered his living room uninhabitable, David Turner faced a lengthy rebuild; but a dramatic new look more than made up for it.

Resene ProSelect Protects and Enhances Te Papa Floors

Resene ProSelect Protects and Enhances Te Papa Floors

Resene ProSelect low-VOC 2K waterborne polyurethane was chosen for use throughout an enormous Te Papa flooring project as a reliable, durable and quick-drying product.

Earthquake-Interrupted Resco Compact Laminate Ablution Block Completed

Earthquake-Interrupted Resco Compact Laminate Ablution Block Completed

Kaikoura Top 10 Holiday Park’s ablution block upgrade was delayed but now sits resiliently in red with Resco cubicles, vanities and wall linings.

Sto Interior Render Systems Help Restore Christchurch Arts Centre

Sto Interior Render Systems Help Restore Christchurch Arts Centre

In 2012 Sto became involved in stage one of the Arts Centre’s restoration project, bringing product and interior finishing expertise.

Architecture Students Design for the Community with EzyJamb

Architecture Students Design for the Community with EzyJamb

As part of a forward-thinking company with a strong focus on innovation, EZ Concept is proud to be sponsoring leading-edge projects, such as the Yale Building Project.

Curved Glass Balustrades Enhance Noosa Home

Curved Glass Balustrades Enhance Noosa Home

TemperShield curved toughened glass from Glasshape was used for the balustrades on a sweeping curved staircase and upper-level landing of this luxury home in Noosa.

ARDEX Solves a Weighty Problem at the University of Canterbury

ARDEX Solves a Weighty Problem at the University of Canterbury

For College of Engineering floors ARDEX offered a custom solution that would keep under the weight limit, while also ensuring the strength and quality required.

Solar Water Heating Saves Costs for Busy Wanaka Holiday Park

Solar Water Heating Saves Costs for Busy Wanaka Holiday Park

With a custom-designed solar hot water system, Lakeview Holiday Park is benefitting from a huge reduction in gas use, despite occupancy constantly increasing.

Nuraply 3PM Enables 1º Falls for KIII Building

Nuraply 3PM Enables 1º Falls for KIII Building

Nuralite’s CodeMark certified waterproofing membrane was selected for the building extension’s new terrace as it could achieve a 1° fall (1:60) over a concrete substrate and allowed for the use of pedestal jacks for pavers.

Creative Use of Asona Baffles for Trust Waikato

Creative Use of Asona Baffles for Trust Waikato

The recently refurbished Trust Waikato building designed by architects Chow:Hill required an acoustic solution to reduce the reverberation and noise levels in the entrance foyer.

Mico Design Specifies for High School Special Education Unit

Mico Design Specifies for High School Special Education Unit

Mico Design worked with Athfield Architects on the sanitaryware specification for Cashmere High School, Special Education Unit.

Czech Out STRV with Modulyss

Czech Out STRV with Modulyss

A combination of modulyss carpet tiles brings stunning colour and texture to a Czech Republic office fitout.

Forman Adds Flair to Collaborative Workspace

Forman Adds Flair to Collaborative Workspace

Metalworks tiles provide an attractive alternative to standard grid ceiling tiles at this converted warehouse in Auckland. 

Chicken Shed Converted for Temperature-Perfect Onion Storage

Chicken Shed Converted for Temperature-Perfect Onion Storage

Recycling an old chicken shed to become a viable storage facility for a Canterbury onion farm was a huge success thanks to NZ Foam and Snow Temp. 

Techlam Timber Creates Point of Interest at Barrack Place

Techlam Timber Creates Point of Interest at Barrack Place

Techlam supplied Sprucelam portal frames for the lobby of Barrack Place in the heart of Sydney. 

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