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Case Studies

How other designers are using architectural products around New Zealand.

November 2019

Ply Panels Enhance Natural Flow of Pukekohe Home

Both pre-finished and uncoated ply from Plytech were used to create the unique timber look of the home’s ceilings, walls and cabinetry.

Collaborative Lighting Design Enhances New Huffer Store

Collaborative Lighting Design Enhances New Huffer Store

Inlite’s range of solutions and the expertise of their lighting consultants helped Sam Lennon of The Lennon Project create a warm industrial look for Huffer’s new retail store in Newmarket.

Bespoke Steampunk Elevator for Pic’s Peanut Butter World

Bespoke Steampunk Elevator for Pic’s Peanut Butter World

Working to meet the imaginative brief for Pic's Peanut Butter World, Powerglide Elevators supplied a steampunk-themed elevator designed to fit inside a spiral stairwell.

Roof to Wall Detail with Eurotray Angle Seam

Roof to Wall Detail with Eurotray Angle Seam

When Dravitzki Brown Architecture was approached to design a family home near Queenstown, the brief was straightforward: “A simple form, with impeccable detailing."

Fire Performance: Products that Perform when Needed

Fire Performance: Products that Perform when Needed

Kingspan’s insulated panels minimised damage from an intense fire on an Audi car dealership.

GIB Weatherline Contributes to Large-Scale Apartment Project

GIB Weatherline Contributes to Large-Scale Apartment Project

One of the first large-scale commercial installations to use GIB Weatherline Rigid Air Barrier Systems is well underway at Fabric Apartments, a high-profile apartment project in Onehunga, Auckland.

Alibuild A2 Plus Provides Seamless Finish for Dunedin Home

Alibuild A2 Plus Provides Seamless Finish for Dunedin Home

Alibuild A2 Plus ACM in Black Galaxy was specified for the home’s prominent parapet bands, creating an eye-catching contrast with cedar and plaster cladding.

High-Performance Underlay for Monopitch Roof

High-Performance Underlay for Monopitch Roof

Pac Studio's Rory Kofoed recently designed a magnificent home on Black Jack Road, Kuaotunu, which perfectly fits into the surrounding natural habitat of Otama Beach.

Paeroa Library Features Low Maintenance Entrance Matting

Paeroa Library Features Low Maintenance Entrance Matting

Protecting people and property are key considerations when designing public building entrances. Advance Flooring’s CoralTread forms part of the carefully-planned entry solution for this new library designed by Opus Architecture.

APL Contributes to Tradition and Change at Whanganui Collegiate

APL Contributes to Tradition and Change at Whanganui Collegiate

A dramatic, 7.5m-high glazed entranceway framed in APL aluminium channel gives a decidedly modern welcome to visitors to one of New Zealand’s oldest schools.

Two-Coat System Improves Productivity for Large-Scale Velodrome Project

Two-Coat System Improves Productivity for Large-Scale Velodrome Project

PPG’s PSX 700 two-coat system simplified coating for the Anna Meares Velodrome, while providing a long-lasting solution which minimises maintenance costs.

New Solution for Fire Rating Timber Penetrations

New Solution for Fire Rating Timber Penetrations

Combining  FBL-100 Intumescent Coating with BOSS FireMastic HPE, Tech Coatings' new tested solution for timber penetrations is fast, easy and cost-effective to install.

Ironsand Downpipes Feature in Award-Winning Home

Ironsand Downpipes Feature in Award-Winning Home

Marley Stratus Design Series Typhoon spouting and RP80 downpipes complement the cladding of this Pukekohe home which was a winner in the Auckland House of the Year Awards 2019. 

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