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Case Studies

How other designers are using architectural products around New Zealand.

November 2018

Smartstone Bianco Molasa Fits Client Brief for Unique Benchtop

The lighter veins of Smartstone Bianco Molasa contrast perfectly with the dark veins, adding depth and texture to the benchtop. 

ARDEX Polished Concrete Selected for Speight’s Brewery

ARDEX Polished Concrete Selected for Speight’s Brewery

When revamping the public areas of Dunedin’s historic Speight’s Brewery, Ignite Architects selected the ARDEX PCT polished concrete system for flooring throughout.

Innovative NZ Framing System Used in Iconic Hospitality Venue

Innovative NZ Framing System Used in Iconic Hospitality Venue

A low height solution was required to create curved membrane decks at Barangaroo House. 

Carpet Tiles Create Seamless Broadloom Appearance

Carpet Tiles Create Seamless Broadloom Appearance

The broadloom look of Tecsom carpet tiles enhances the warm, rich interior at Bloody Mary’s Bar and Grill at the Rydges hotel in Christchurch.

Cliff-hanger Home No Problem for Powerglide Elevators

Cliff-hanger Home No Problem for Powerglide Elevators

When challenged with one of their most difficult installation sites, the team at Powerglide Elevators rose to the occasion.

Strata Flooring Selected for Salt Restaurant and Zaibatsu Salon

Strata Flooring Selected for Salt Restaurant and Zaibatsu Salon

Durable and waterproof Woodland Strata Commercial flooring was selected for the busy restaurant and hair salon in St Clair, Dunedin. 

T&R Aluminium Ceilings Feature in Tūranga Library

T&R Aluminium Ceilings Feature in Tūranga Library

The new Tūranga Library in Central Christchurch features a number of aluminium ceilings supplied by T&R Interior Systems, along with acoustic lighting using C Max tiles.

Modulyss’ Vintage Collection Brings Charm to Sheraton Hotel

Modulyss’ Vintage Collection Brings Charm to Sheraton Hotel

Modulyss Patchwork and Pixel carpet tiles with dBack Acoustic Backing were chosen for the recently opened Four Points by Sheraton Hotel in Auckland. 

Major Canterbury Projects Use APL Thermal System

Major Canterbury Projects Use APL Thermal System

Two major Christchurch civic projects have used APL thermally broken profiles to construct glazed curtain walls in large sizes.

Potters Partitions in Award-Winning Transpower Project

Potters Partitions in Award-Winning Transpower Project

Potter Interior Systems supplied various aluminium partitions within the architecturally designed 'Waikoukou', the new home of Transpower.

Resilmount Sound Isolation Clips at the Kennedy Center

Resilmount Sound Isolation Clips at the Kennedy Center

Studco's Resilmount A48R Sound Isolation clips have been used throughout the 72,000 square foot Kennedy Center expansion project.

Inspired Design and Energy Efficiency with VELUX Skylights

Inspired Design and Energy Efficiency with VELUX Skylights

Introducing natural light through skylights proves an integral part of daylighting strategies in commercial applications.

Performance Plus Heat Pump Heats Te Atatu Swimming Pool

Performance Plus Heat Pump Heats Te Atatu Swimming Pool

A Performance Plus heat pump pool heater extends the swimming season for the family of this Te Atatu house.

Mesh Acoustic Ceilings for Open Plan Environments

Mesh Acoustic Ceilings for Open Plan Environments

Polyfon Mesh provides the opportunity for a ceiling to incorporate pattern and texture without overwhelming the interior.

Topglass GC FR50 Installed on New NZ Post Distribution Centre

Topglass GC FR50 Installed on New NZ Post Distribution Centre

Topglass GC FR50 roof cladding was chosen for the new Hamilton mail centre as it offers exceptional durability and fire resistance.

Provista Framed Glass Balustrade for New School Building

Provista Framed Glass Balustrade for New School Building

Provista Balustrade Systems’ Framed Glass Balustrade provides a safe, stylish solution for the new building at Te Hihi Primary School in Karaka, South Auckland.

Shore City Facelift with Mico Design Specification

Shore City Facelift with Mico Design Specification

Mico Design worked with Ignite Architects to complete the Shore City Shopping Centre’s internal facelift.

Marley Adds Final Touch of Black to Taranaki Villa

Marley Adds Final Touch of Black to Taranaki Villa

Marley spouting and downpipes in black help this Taranaki home blend in with its surroundings. 

Reflective Barrisol Panels Create High-End Finish for Hotel

Reflective Barrisol Panels Create High-End Finish for Hotel

Lightweight Barrisol Mirror ceiling panels create a striking feature that mirrors the curves of the carpet below in the new Sheraton Hotel in Auckland.

Eco-Friendly and Cost-Effective Cladding for Christchurch Rebuild

Eco-Friendly and Cost-Effective Cladding for Christchurch Rebuild

Dimond Roofing provided an attractive alternative to copper cladding for the new building at 76 Hereford Street, home to Fat Eddies Bar and a number of restaurants. 

Unexpected Colour Use Wins Resene Awards

Unexpected Colour Use Wins Resene Awards

Bold hues that bring the school into the heart of the community win Freemans Bay School the top colour award in the Resene Total Colour Awards 2018.

Robust Decotile Luxury Vinyl Tiles Used at Shortland Health

Robust Decotile Luxury Vinyl Tiles Used at Shortland Health

Jacobsen Decotile Stone Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) completes the look of the new Shortland Health medical clinic.

NZ Foam Minimises Preschool Heating Costs

NZ Foam Minimises Preschool Heating Costs

Installing NZ Foam insulation has reduced power bills and ensured a comfortable environment year-round at Bishopdale Community Preschool.

Gerard Helps Restore Iconic Dunedin Home

Gerard Helps Restore Iconic Dunedin Home

A historic Dunedin home is well on its way towards a stunning restoration, after its original terracotta roof was upgraded with Gerard pressed steel.

Stacking Cavity Slider Creates Multi-Use Space

Stacking Cavity Slider Creates Multi-Use Space

CS OvertakingDoors cavity slider enables flexible use of space at Colliers International, Christchurch.

Resco Compact Laminate Properties Outstanding at Wanganui Collegiate

Resco Compact Laminate Properties Outstanding at Wanganui Collegiate

Durability, hygiene and aesthetic requirements were met by Resco in a refit of the school’s Heritage NZ listed buildings.

Woodform Brings Creative Curved Wood Solutions to B:HIVE Atrium

Woodform Brings Creative Curved Wood Solutions to B:HIVE Atrium

Three different curved wood solutions by Woodform helped create a clean, seamless aesthetic for the atrium of the B:HIVE, Smales Farm.

Unique Acoustic Design for Taronga Institute of Science and Learning

Unique Acoustic Design for Taronga Institute of Science and Learning

Collaboration on both sides of the ditch to deliver a unique and awe-inspiring custom acoustic ceiling.

TemperShield Glass Supplied for City Hall Staircases

TemperShield Glass Supplied for City Hall Staircases

Glasshape are honoured to have contributed to the construction of two grand staircases at the new Herriman City Hall in Herriman Utah.

Rockcote Creates Artisan Interior Finishes for Nando's

Rockcote Creates Artisan Interior Finishes for Nando's

Rockcote has provided bespoke interior plastering for a number of Nando's restaurants throughout New Zealand.

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