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Case Studies

How other designers are using architectural products around New Zealand.

July 2018

Rigitone Astral Plasterboard Improves Acoustics and Air Quality in QBE Fit-out

The transformation of the QBE offices in the landmark 125 Queen Street building, Auckland used a range of materials available from Potter Interior Systems.

Speedfloor Steel Joist System Features in Modular Home Design

Speedfloor Steel Joist System Features in Modular Home Design

When designing an affordable transportable home, Nigel Young turned to Speedfloor’s lightweight, cost-effective engineered steel joist system.

Hardwearing Flooring Serves Justice Precinct

Hardwearing Flooring Serves Justice Precinct

With 2,000 people visiting the Justice Precinct each day, it was important for the flooring to be both aesthetically pleasing and extremely durable.

Efficient Building Starts With Considered Design

Efficient Building Starts With Considered Design

A mixed palette of concrete block, brick and Palliside uPVC weatherboards was selected for this architectural designer's home, ensuring a long-lasting, low maintenance facade.

Rural Home Undergoes Complete Transformation

Rural Home Undergoes Complete Transformation

Marley Stratus Design Series Typhoon spouting and RP80 downpipes crisply frame this rural Patumahoe home. 

Powering a 10 Star Home with Schneider Electric

Powering a 10 Star Home with Schneider Electric

Australasia’s first-ever 10-star Homestar rated home has an energy-neutral, sustainable footprint, with the help of smart lighting solutions. 

Converted Apartments Use Solatube Daylight System to Meet G7

Converted Apartments Use Solatube Daylight System to Meet G7

How to meet G7 – Natural Light code when converting a commercial premise into a multi-level apartments complex.

Seamless Flooring System Future-proofs Hospital Wet Areas

Seamless Flooring System Future-proofs Hospital Wet Areas

The Seamless Flooring System by Gilt Edge Industries Ltd features a built-in waterproof membrane to prevent leaks and water damage at Middlemore Hospital’s new Acute Mental Health Unit.

Kooltherm Insulation Installed at Christchurch Old Stone House

Kooltherm Insulation Installed at Christchurch Old Stone House

With a high R-Value to thickness ratio, superior vapour control and rigid structure, Kingspan’s Kooltherm K10G2 was ideal for the restoration of the Old Stone House.

Get Energy Efficient with an Econergy Heat Pump Water Heater

Get Energy Efficient with an Econergy Heat Pump Water Heater

Improve a building's Homestar rating, save money and become more energy efficient using an Econergy heat pump water heater from Hot Water Heat Pumps Ltd.

First Porotherm Homestar Home in NZ Underway

First Porotherm Homestar Home in NZ Underway

Stellaria NZ is excited and proud to present New Zealand's first Porotherm project designed to meet Homestar standards.

Nurajack System Supports Accessible Ramp at Waterview Home

Nurajack System Supports Accessible Ramp at Waterview Home

The Nurajack pedestal decking system was used to build a wheelchair ramp, with the generous support of Placemakers Lunn Ave and Spax Pacific.

Methven and the Christchurch Eco Build

Methven and the Christchurch Eco Build

A range of water-efficient Methven products were chosen for this 10 Homestar rated build in Christchurch.

Bold Statement with Custom Balustrade and Screen by Spectrum

Bold Statement with Custom Balustrade and Screen by Spectrum

Creating something special is possible with Spectrum's design and build capabilities.

TECSOM Carpet Tiles Enhance Education Spaces

TECSOM Carpet Tiles Enhance Education Spaces

Catering for 600-700 primary school students, this new collaborative learning environment features a distinctive and colourful carpet tile floor by Advance.

 Gerard Contributes to Homestar 10 Home

Gerard Contributes to Homestar 10 Home

When leading architectural designer Bob Burnett set out to show New Zealanders what a world class sustainable housing future looks like, he chose to do it with Gerard pressed steel roofing.

GreenStuf Insulation for Better Quality Homes

GreenStuf Insulation for Better Quality Homes

Independent national rating tool Homestar provides criteria for designing and constructing homes that are warm, dry, healthy, energy-efficient and sustainable.

PlyPlay Installed at Pā Rongorongo Info Hub

PlyPlay Installed at Pā Rongorongo Info Hub

Pre-finished PlyPlay allows a fast install and a welcoming interior for a new visitor centre in Auckland city.

Healthcare Facilities for Growing Community Use Studco Building Systems

Healthcare Facilities for Growing Community Use Studco Building Systems

Studco Wall and Ceiling Systems provide structural support at St John of God Hospital in Melbourne’s South-East.

Resco Compact Laminate Handling Knocks at Mt Smart

Resco Compact Laminate Handling Knocks at Mt Smart

Large facility with multiple uses; Mt Smart Stadium refit includes tough Resco products.

Mico Design Specified for Toyota Hamilton

Mico Design Specified for Toyota Hamilton

Mico Design supplied bathroom, kitchen and commercial products to complement the architecturally designed new Toyota Branch in Te Rapa, Hamilton.

Stone Paint Coarse Creates Dramatic Finish for Multi-Clad Home

Stone Paint Coarse Creates Dramatic Finish for Multi-Clad Home

The textured finish of Porter’s Paints’ Stone Coarse brings together weatherboard, brick and panel cladding to provide a consistent matt look.

GSL Enhancing Sealer Accentuates Sand-blasted Concrete Pattern

GSL Enhancing Sealer Accentuates Sand-blasted Concrete Pattern

Christchurch’s newly-opened Western Belfast Bypass features a braided river pattern on concrete noise walls and bridge abutments, which really stand out thanks to GSL Enhancing Sealer. 

Stylish Acoustic Ceiling Installed at Palace Burger

Stylish Acoustic Ceiling Installed at Palace Burger

Palace Burger Bar at Mount Maunganui came with a specific brief from the client: to create an acoustically functional ceiling with a bold and striking aesthetic.

Asona Raises the Ceiling in New Concept, Five-level Office Building

Asona Raises the Ceiling in New Concept, Five-level Office Building

Custom sized and locally manufactured Triton Cloud 25 panels provide acoustic control at The B:HIVE building at Smales Farm.

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