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Case Studies

How other designers are using architectural products around New Zealand.

February 2018

Prime Art Veneer Adds Warmth and Texture to Stunning Kitchen

Designed by Natalie Du Bois, the kitchen showcases the textured natural warmth of American Oak from the Prime Art Veneer range.

XLam Floor System Delivers Robust Solution for Prefabricated Seaside Home

XLam Floor System Delivers Robust Solution for Prefabricated Seaside Home

XLam CLT floors helped save construction time for this prefabricated Southland home which was transported to site in three different sections. 

Save Time on Site with Qwickbuild Prefabricated Deck Frames

Save Time on Site with Qwickbuild Prefabricated Deck Frames

Each prefabricated QwickBuild project is a custom designed solution, with projects varying from large scale commercial, to smaller residential projects.

Island Resort Re-roofing Utilises High Performance Shingles

Island Resort Re-roofing Utilises High Performance Shingles

Stone-coated steel roofing is certainly not just for residential projects as this re-roofing project for an island resort demonstrates. 

Tiled Roof the Look for Aged Care Facility

Tiled Roof the Look for Aged Care Facility

Gerard's Corona profile achieves a look which is very much a Waikato home, but on a large scale, and in keeping with the surrounding area.

Asona + Atkar = Quality and Performance

Asona + Atkar = Quality and Performance

Asona has distributed Atkar's range of architectural and perforated wood panelling systems for 15 years, supplying the panels for a range of high profile projects.

Tiles by LEA Ceramiche Cover Innovative Skyscraper

Tiles by LEA Ceramiche Cover Innovative Skyscraper

Slimtech Basaltina tiles by LEA Ceramiche were chosen for the innovative Bosco Verticale skyscraper.

Elegant Solution for Top Fixed Balustrade on Floating Deck

Elegant Solution for Top Fixed Balustrade on Floating Deck

An unforeseen challenge surfaced during the installation of balustrades on these new units, which HomePlus North Shore solved with a custom made solution.

Pre-finished Plywood Ideal for Modular Wall Linings

Pre-finished Plywood Ideal for Modular Wall Linings

Ready to install with no plasterers or painters required, Anzal's PlyPlay with a black stain provided a stylish and durable wall lining at 82 Wyndham Street. 

Luxury Show Home with I-Built’s Quality Products

Luxury Show Home with I-Built’s Quality Products

The new Te Mara Estate Show Home in Whangarei has a bold architectural design featuring quality I-Built engineered wood products from NZWOOD. 

Prefabrication Paves Way to More Affordable Homes

Prefabrication Paves Way to More Affordable Homes

Palliside uPVC weatherboards are used as part of EasyBuild House Pack's prefabricated designs aimed at creating affordable homes. 

Porter’s Paints Bring Timeless Look to Elegant Arrowtown Home

Porter’s Paints Bring Timeless Look to Elegant Arrowtown Home

A soft colour palette brings a sense of calm to this Arrowtown home, while complementing richer coloured furnishings and the surrounding mountain scenery. 

Schneider Brings Smart Electrical Solutions to Quake Rebuild

Schneider Brings Smart Electrical Solutions to Quake Rebuild

Schneider Electric's Home Automation System ensures energy savings and lightswitch-free walls for this Christchurch rebuild.

Techlam Glulam Benefits Prefab Projects

Techlam Glulam Benefits Prefab Projects

Techlam can source and prefabricate many different types of structural timber connections in the plant, allowing significant reductions in time spent on site.

A Sophisticated Structure for South Metro Students

A Sophisticated Structure for South Metro Students

Studco Steel Stud and Concealed Ceiling Systems provide structural integrity to a diverse three-storey Trade Training Centre.

Shaw Carpet Tiles Add Warmth and Durability to Woburn

Shaw Carpet Tiles Add Warmth and Durability to Woburn

Designed for active retirees, it was important that the Woburn Apartments used carpet that not only looked good but would stand the test of time.

Pre-finished Plasterboard Lining Reduces Prefab Build Times

Pre-finished Plasterboard Lining Reduces Prefab Build Times

Pre-finished plasterboard delivers productivity benefits in prefabricated builds across New Zealand and Australia.

Resco Compact Laminate for Busy Athletic Club’s Changing Sheds

Resco Compact Laminate for Busy Athletic Club’s Changing Sheds

The Cambridge Athletic and Harrier Club ablution block was upgraded using resilient Resco Compact Laminate Multicom wall linings and Storm cubicles.

From Off-site Colour to On-site Delight with Resene

From Off-site Colour to On-site Delight with Resene

Rising two storeys high, the boldly striped Higher Ground installation for Sydney Festival was built and painted off-site to ensure rapid install ready for over 30,000 show goers.

Futurebuild LVL Supports Kaikoura Island Project

Futurebuild LVL Supports Kaikoura Island Project

Due to Kaikoura Island's remote location, the majority of this build has been completed prefab-style in Auckland with lightweight, sustainable products including Futurebuild LVL.

Mico Design Specified for Addington Primary School Rebuild

Mico Design Specified for Addington Primary School Rebuild

Momentum on the Christchurch School Rebuild Programme continues with refurbishment of Addington Primary School.

Pink Batts Insulation Fits the Brief for Energy-Efficient Student Village

Pink Batts Insulation Fits the Brief for Energy-Efficient Student Village

Pink Batts insulation was specified for Otago Polytechnic’s new student accommodation village — helping to achieve the R-values required for the sustainably designed project.

Marley Spouting Withstands the Elements at Tutukaka

Marley Spouting Withstands the Elements at Tutukaka

Marley Typhoon spouting in Titanium, with matching RP80 downpipes provides a durable and stylish choice for the seaside home. 

Proven Pre-cladding System for Auckland Retirement Village

Proven Pre-cladding System for Auckland Retirement Village

Another large retirement village has benefited from the DuPont Tyvek Weather Barrier System.

Achieve Cost-Effective Portable Builds with IBS PanelLine MDF

Achieve Cost-Effective Portable Builds with IBS PanelLine MDF

IBS PanelLine is a BRANZ appraised medium density fibreboard that offers the stability, style and affordability needed for portable builds.

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