2022 might be remembered as the year of extremes, when passions were high, frustrations were constant, yet the construction business was at a fever pitch. What happened? What did we learn? What happens next? Industry Insider spoke to a selection of the industry to get the mood of the nation. Hear their thoughts.
“Shaping the Future – the New Dawn of Ceramics,” was the concept narrated by Italian tilemaker Ariostea at the World’s largest tile fair, Cersaie last month. Read the full review of all the highlights from the Tile Warehouse.
Resene’s new ‘Beyond the Sea’ palette harnesses the beauty of ultra blues. Ranging from a blackened ultramarine blue through to an exuberant lighter blue, this palette is first to use a new ultramarine pigment.
Specifically developed for the New Zealand built environment, HYDRA Roof is a breathable, fire retardant, self-supporting, tri laminate, flexible underlay with HYDRA’s GRIPSPOT technology for safety during roof construction.
With 20 years supplying cost effective lighting solutions for commercial and residential, Light Plan has the market covered. See their new architectural C-LINE halo-effect ring light.
Buildings are constructed from many different building products, and how these are selected and assembled is what delivers the desired overall performance. So, how can we be sure we’ve chosen the right components? GIB’s John Jamison explains.
CemintelTM Territory and Barestone provide the look of concrete without the weight with two key ranges of pre-finished fibre cement cladding panels to suit any medium density, apartment or commercial project.
With a stunning green-black finish, Marley’s new FlaxBlack® is a colour that will frame homes beautifully. And as it’s made from uPVC it cannot rust or corrode, so will stand the test of time.
Fisher & Paykel has opened an Auckland Experience Centre showcasing the potential of their appliances, in partnership with leading kitchen companies – Boffi, Arclinea and Henrybuilt.
ABB’s Terra AC wall box is designed to meet demand for a quality, connected charging solution for homes and businesses. Learn how it also supports users who want to manage the consumption of their own power.
Great Garage Garador offers one of the biggest ranges of garage door styles and colours in New Zealand. Learn how their NZ Colorsteel® garage doors keep you, your family, and your possessions safe.
A permeable pavement can reduce a site’s existing stormwater flow and contribute to its Green Star rating. In this case study, read how a permeable pavement continued to operate during large rainfall events.
To celebrate its 40th year, Athena Bathrooms has launched two new customisable vanity ranges, Swift and Fleet, and will soon release SlateForma.
With its gold facade and 80,000 capacity, Qatar’s gleaming Lusail Stadium will be the centre of global attention when it hosts 10 matches, including the final of the FIFA World Cup™ final starting this month.
Chinese studio MUDA Architects has designed a lakeside bookshop in Chengdu with a roof that resembles a book that has ‘fallen from the sky” and reinterprets the pitched roof of traditional Sichuan folk dwellings.
Sitting atop a hill in Mekarwangi village, Indonesia, RAW architecture’s ‘Piyandeling’ workshop and residence is a celebration of that ancient sustainable building material – bamboo.
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