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Case Studies

How other designers are using architectural products around New Zealand.

November 2017

Feature: Seismic Performance
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XLam Rocking Shear Walls Withstand Kaikoura Earthquake

The seismic performance of XLam's Cross Laminated Timber was tested during the earthquake which shook the newly built Kaikoura District Council building.

Palliside Weatherboard: The Ultimate Trifecta
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Palliside Weatherboard: The Ultimate Trifecta

For Primesite Homes, Palliside weatherboard provides the ultimate trifecta: a cladding that’s impervious to Wellington’s rugged conditions, low maintenance and lightweight.

ArciTech Drawers Complement Country Kitchen
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ArciTech Drawers Complement Country Kitchen

The ArciTech Drawers provide modern storage options for the homeowners, while matching the country style décor.

KerMac Industries Cubicle System Installed at Devonport Wharf
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KerMac Industries Cubicle System Installed at Devonport Wharf

KerMac Industries is proud to take part in delivering Devonport Wharf's fresh new look with toilet cubicles and urinal privacy screens for the bathroom facilities.

Cosy Family Ski-lodge Features INTELLO Airtightness System
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Cosy Family Ski-lodge Features INTELLO Airtightness System

The holiday home is designed to withstand the extreme external weather, while dealing with challenging internal moisture demands.

Palais Theatre Restored Using Porter’s Paints
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Palais Theatre Restored Using Porter’s Paints

The exterior was restored with Porter's Mineral Paint — a premium silicate paint that provides unparalleled colourfastness and durability.

Pre-Finished Plywood for Bach Revamp
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Pre-Finished Plywood for Bach Revamp

This classic Coromandel bach has slowly evolved its own wonderfully eclectic style. PlyPlay features in its latest transformation, helping to maintain the old bach character while adding a durable and modern finish.

Quietspace Frontier Provides Focal Point for Te Awamutu Library
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Quietspace Frontier Provides Focal Point for Te Awamutu Library

Quietspace Frontier delivers targeted sound absorption for the library, while also helping to differentiate areas of the open plan space.

Provista Framed Glass and Euro Slat for Auckland Childcare Centre
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Provista Framed Glass and Euro Slat for Auckland Childcare Centre

A combination of Provista Balustrade Systems’ Framed Glass and Euro Slat products provide a stylish and safe solution for the new Edukids Childcare centre in Auckland.

Busy 12-Court Badminton Facility Opts for Resco Compact Laminate
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Busy 12-Court Badminton Facility Opts for Resco Compact Laminate

Auckland Badminton Hall's changing facilities refurbished to endure with Resco Compact Laminate Series 7000 cubicles and Multicom wall linings.

Steel Framing Solution Meets Seismic Requirements for New Christchurch Build
Feature: Seismic Performance
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Steel Framing Solution Meets Seismic Requirements for New Christchurch Build

USG Boral worked with CPB Contractors and Jacobs Engineering to develop a steel-framed solution that meets IL4 standards for the new Acute Services Building at Christchurch Hospital.

StoPoren Facade Specified for Farmers Rangiora
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StoPoren Facade Specified for Farmers Rangiora

StoPoren is a versatile building material for commercial builds thanks to its light weight, ventilated cavity design, non-combustibility and thermal and acoustic properties.

Airport Benefits from Safe, Low Maintenance Entrance Matting
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Airport Benefits from Safe, Low Maintenance Entrance Matting

ExtraTread entrance matting provides a hardworking, easy to maintain and safe surface for Invercargill Airport.

Cockburn Aquatic Recreation Centre Built to Last with Studco Building Systems
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Cockburn Aquatic Recreation Centre Built to Last with Studco Building Systems

Studco engineers innovative building systems for aquatic environments, with steel framing and acoustic solutions.

A Kitchen that Touches the Heart of the Family
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A Kitchen that Touches the Heart of the Family

For the 2017 Auckland Home Show, Colleen Holder was tasked with creating a kitchen that encouraged visitors to touch, showcasing Laminex products with textural and tactile quality.

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