Projects


December 7, 2018
Freemans Bay Primary School

Freemans Bay Primary School


A dynamic colour story at Freemans Bay School Freemans Bay School is on Auckland’s city fringe, so its location brings together city and suburban families. Consequently, the 500 students come from many ethnic backgrounds, which makes the school a very diverse and exciting community. 1960s buildings have been replaced with a purpose-built new school designed by RTA...

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November 5, 2018
Carpet tiles paint a picture in a modern library

Carpet tiles paint a picture in a modern library


Identity is celebrated at Katikati’s new library in its sculptural building design and the vibrant colours woven through its double-height interior. Serving a population of just over 4600, the Katikati library and adjacent community hub must cater for a wide range of age groups and interests. With a vibrant local artistic community and the Kaimai Range nearby, First Principles...

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October 26, 2018
Mossburn carpet tiles furniture showroom feature

Mossburn carpet tiles furniture showroom feature


The textural look of Mossburn carpet tiles from Voxflor compliment the diverse furniture styles and uses, from casual breakout areas through to executive areas. Photography - Sam Hartnett

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September 28, 2018
Carpet tiles create a seamless broadloom appearance

Carpet tiles create a 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. Photography Dennis Radermacher. There are times when a geometric carpet tile is ideal – in a modern education or corporate space, for example. And there are times when a carpet tile is needed, but a broadloom look is...

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September 13, 2018
Acoustic rubber flooring for city apartments

Acoustic rubber flooring for city apartments


With Auckland moving to higher density, we need some slick design products to soften acoustics. Rubber flooring by Advance makes a stylish and durable option. Queens Square in Auckland consists of 231 freehold apartments and nine retail shops wrapping around a private landscaped urban courtyard. The L-shaped tower, designed by Leuschke Group Architects, is located in the heart of the...

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June 12, 2018
University of Otago Mellor Laboratories

University of Otago Mellor Laboratories


The University of Otago’s chemistry building has just reopened as the Mellor Laboratories after a $56 million redevelopment. The 45-year-old building – the oldest chemistry department in New Zealand – has been fully refurbished both inside and out. The university has built state-of-the-art laboratories on the Dunedin campus, designed by the team at Parker Warburton Team...

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April 4, 2018
Richmond Road School

Richmond Road School


Architect: MOAI

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February 22, 2018
AXIS - the entrance to a new way of learning

AXIS - the entrance to a new way of learning


The recently completed “Hub” at Unitec’s Mt Albert campus, has resulted in an extensively transformed space. The new hub is a modern and flexible place where students and staff can gather, study, seek support or relax. There is a mix of spaces, ranging from cafĂ©-style open environments merging with collaborative study areas, semi-enclosed library spaces, study pods...

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February 15, 2018
The Gardens Primary School

The Gardens Primary School


The Gardens School in Manurewa, Auckland has completed a rebuild project following the demolition of its previous ‘leaky’ school building. The primary school now has a modern, three-storey education facility to cater for 600–700 students between years one and eight in a collaborative learning environment. Designed by MOAA Architects in Hamilton, the building houses a...

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