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Case Studies

How other designers are using architectural products around New Zealand.

September 2021

Prime Art Veneer Used to Stunning Effect in Multi-Award-Winning Kitchen and Bathroom

Brushed and bandsawn American White Oak veneer for a double-dose of texture.

The Low-Risk Approach to Low Pitch Metal Roofing

The Low-Risk Approach to Low Pitch Metal Roofing

The BRANZ Appraised pro clima above sheath ventilation method was used for this metal roof build-up, ensuring durability, low maintenance and long-term moisture protection.

Resilient Entrance Matting Features in Award-Winning Waste Management Project

Resilient Entrance Matting Features in Award-Winning Waste Management Project

Waste Management’s award-winning new headquarters is protected by CoralTread entrance matting.

Curved Timber Weatherboards Resolve a Unique Cladding Challenge and Become a Design Feature

Curved Timber Weatherboards Resolve a Unique Cladding Challenge and Become a Design Feature

Bespoke curved weatherboards from Woodform helped achieve a stunning result for the two-storey tower of this St Mary’s Bay residence.

Gilt Edge Concrete Treatment Minimises Moisture for Hospital Wet Room Install

Gilt Edge Concrete Treatment Minimises Moisture for Hospital Wet Room Install

The new Tiaho Mai acute mental health inpatient unit at Middlemore Hospital heralds a new era in facility design with a Gilt Edge Seamless Flooring System.

Rare 5-Greenstar Industrial Design Rating for New APL Building

Rare 5-Greenstar Industrial Design Rating for New APL Building

One of the few industrial buildings in New Zealand with a 5-Greenstar industrial design rating was recently showcased to visitors at a New Zealand Green Building Council event at the new manufacturing complex for the APL Group, near Cambridge.

From Pine to Composite: A Low Maintenance Decking Solution

From Pine to Composite: A Low Maintenance Decking Solution

The clients had one wish, and that was to have a new deck for summer. By selecting Futurewood decking they now have a safe, low maintenance deck that will not rot or splinter.

ÖkoFEN Pellet Boilers Replace Fossil Fuel in Four More Schools

ÖkoFEN Pellet Boilers Replace Fossil Fuel in Four More Schools

The schools benefit from a reliable heating source that minimises maintenance costs while significantly reducing emissions.

Olympic Sized Daylighting Challenge

Olympic Sized Daylighting Challenge

The Solatube 750 DS Daylighting System allowed daylight to be transmitted over 8m to avoid construction obstacles in this large indoor sports facility.

Plumbdek Roofing Brings Strong Lines and Defined Look to Hawkshead Way

Plumbdek Roofing Brings Strong Lines and Defined Look to Hawkshead Way

The clean lines and economy of Steel & Tube Plumbdek in COLORSTEEL ENDURA FlaxPod made them the ideal choice for the roof.

New Public Toilet and Shower Block for Boyes Beach

New Public Toilet and Shower Block for Boyes Beach

Bishop Architecture used MacDonald Industries bathroom products for the new multi use toilet and shower block at Lake Okareka in Rotorua.

Custom Carpets Showcased at Novotel Christchurch Airport

Custom Carpets Showcased at Novotel Christchurch Airport

Heritage Carpets delivered bespoke solutions for almost 8,000m² of carpets and rugs throughout the hotel, forming part of a layered design that celebrates the textures and colours of the South Island landscape.

Basement Transformation: From Underground Dirt to Studio Apartment

Basement Transformation: From Underground Dirt to Studio Apartment

The Sanicubic 2 Pro system made it possible to incorporate a self-sufficient bathroom, kitchen and laundry into this new guest space which sits beneath the home’s waste water system.

A Hamilton Project that Hits Close to Home

A Hamilton Project that Hits Close to Home

Dimond's Brownbuilt 900 was the obvious choice with the Jessop home as it elegantly covers the low pitch roof enabling the home to take on its unique shape.

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