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Case Studies

How other designers are using architectural products around New Zealand.

February 2020

A Clever Balustrade Solution for Affordable and Social Housing

Social housing is a large part of the affordable housing puzzle which requires some “outside the box thinking,” such as this solution — using an aluminium security screening product to create a cost-effective balustrade.

An Eye-catching Red Carpet for Pic's Peanut Butter World

An Eye-catching Red Carpet for Pic's Peanut Butter World

Bold entrance matting brings both visual impact and high functionality for Pic’s Peanut Butter World showroom and factory in Stoke, Nelson.

Kliplok in Colorsteel Flaxpod Chosen for Sustainable Rural Home

Kliplok in Colorsteel Flaxpod Chosen for Sustainable Rural Home

The design team chose Kliplok as a concealed clip fixed roof that offered visually clean lines and low long term maintenance. Made in Colorsteel, Kliplok Flaxpod is safe for harvesting rainwater.

Providing a Unique Warm Roof Solution on a Greenhithe Hidden Gem

Providing a Unique Warm Roof Solution on a Greenhithe Hidden Gem

A range of Nuralite’s system solutions were specified on this sustainably-minded Greenhithe home. 

Hilton Brown Swim School Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Hilton Brown Swim School Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Hilton Brown’s Swim School at Hobsonville, with the help of Hot Water Heat Pumps Ltd, is leading the way in reducing the amount of carbon dioxide they produce with their new state of the art facility.

Style with Function in New Huffer Store

Style with Function in New Huffer Store

Huffer has officially welcomed its newest store in the heart of Newmarket, where Heradesign Woodwool Acoustic panels were chosen for their textured aesthetic and acoustic properties.

A Light-Filled Christchurch Childcare Centre and First Windows

A Light-Filled Christchurch Childcare Centre and First Windows

Architecture to enhance the learning environment as an additional teacher was part of the design strategy of Phil Redmond Architecture & Urbanism (PRau) for the Rabbit Patch preschool at Burnside, in Christchurch.

ADHERO: The Weathertight Solution for Multi-Storey Buildings

ADHERO: The Weathertight Solution for Multi-Storey Buildings

The self-adhesive membrane/underlay from Pro Clima provides a continuous water and wind-tight WRB (weather-resistive barrier) behind the outer cladding/rain-screen layer of the Westlight Apartments in West Auckland. 

Metrotile’s Modular Roofing System Helps Deliver Affordable Housing

Metrotile’s Modular Roofing System Helps Deliver Affordable Housing

Metrotile’s pressed metal tiles can help with project efficiency, maximising resources, transport, space and the lifetime value of projects.

MiTek PosiStrut Provides the Answer for Auckland’s Busiest Hospital

MiTek PosiStrut Provides the Answer for Auckland’s Busiest Hospital

MiTek PosiStruts enabled long clear spans, reducing the need for intermediate supports and allowing unobstructed access to ceiling areas for building maintenance.

Creative Cladding and Roofing Combo for a Rural Home

Creative Cladding and Roofing Combo for a Rural Home

Brightly coloured Dimond Roofing LT7 was chosen for the wall cladding, while the roof features Dimond Roofing Veedek, creating a bold look for the home. 

Warm Roof System Offers Long-Term Protection for the Life Box

Warm Roof System Offers Long-Term Protection for the Life Box

Viking Roofspec's WarmSpan system protects the structure of Life Box — part of an initiative by Architecture & Interiors to raise funds for charity. 

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