Skip over navigation

Latest News & Case Studies

Case Study

Mana Tukutuku, Randwick Park Sports and Neighbourhood Centre

Opus International Consultants have designed this recently opened...

Case Study

Waterbank Crescent Skatepark and BMX Track

As part of the Waterview Connection project, a number of community...

Case Study

Unique Streetscapes at Freedom Villages Papamoa

Freedom Villages new complex in Papamoa features one of our...

Case Study

Beautifully executed drive way

Usually, driveways are either plain concrete or black exposed...

Case Study

Green concrete tennis court, and coloured basketball court too

Designed and built by one of our favourite contractors, Sam Watson...

Previous Newsletters

Archived Newsletters
Sign up to the Peter Fell newsletter

News & Case Studies


Case Study

The Museum Of Waitangi, by Harris Butt Architecture

One of the most special parts of the country deserves a very special building, and the recently opened Museum of Waitangi is just that. Designed by Grant Harris and the team at Harris Butt architecture in Whangarei, much time was spent developing the motif for the precast panels. It's a unique design and as a result the panels are eyecatching and set the scene for a great visitor... Read More »

Case Study

Wheeler House - Rotorua

Glencoe Construction is local Rotorua house building company who have built a number of houses with concrete floors. Bob Wheeler is the owner and when he built his own house, he knew what he wanted! On entering the house the immediate impression is that you have entered a home, not just a house. Visually the welcome is warm and there is a great holistic sense to the interiors - it all works... Read More »

Case Study

Knox Church, Cnristchurch by Wilkie + Bruce architect

The completion of the re-building of Knox Church in Christchurch is significant as it is such a well known building on a very high profile corner and the church shares a history with many local residents. The architects have created a simply beautiful building that will no doubt now share it's future with a great many of these same local residents. Our black oxide was used to colour the panels... Read More »

Case Study

The toughest test for our new Anti-Graffiti Sealer

Beautiful white precast panels at the new Pak N Save in Ormiston have been protected using our new PFL Anti-Graffiti Sealer. Featuring exposed, honed and fair faced panels, it was critical that the chosen product did not change the appearance markedly whilst offering robust protection. The results speak for themselves. Because the product is low sheen, there is little reflection and the panels... Read More »

Case Study

Station R by Ockham Residential

Ockham Devlopments have a very clear design philosophy based on the idea that housing is infrastructure and focus on the long-term outcomes of development rather than just the short-term bottom line. This philosophy ensures that they must 'Be constructed from durable low maintenance materials that age gracefully, and minimise on-going costs.' Architect Martin King of Ockham Residential used a... Read More »

Case Study

Fantastic traditional landscaping project by Lanzspec

This villa project serves as an excellent example of using the five choices available when creating a new space with coloured concrete. Shape, colour, texture, cuts and a sealer all work together to create a magnificent whole. Of particular note is the cut pattern in the circle which is random to excellent effect. The project features colour 155 with PFL GLaze sealer Contractor: Lanzspec... Read More »

Case Study

Floating (coloured) concrete steps

When the owners of this stunning new home in central Auckland were looking for a landscape company to put the finishing touches to their project, their architect recommended they get in touch Master Landscaper - Darrell Smith of Landsmiths Limited. Darrell and his award winning team have a passion for designing and installing some of Auckland's most stunning gardens. After spending some time at... Read More »

Case Study

New Wanaka Skatebowl

Jason Parkes from Premium Skate Designs loves skating, loves concrete, and loves our colour! His latest project in Wanaka features custom copings he made on-site featuring our Passionfruit colour from the Gelato range The skaters in Wanaka are lucky lucky little .... fellows... Read More »

Case Study

Waiariki Institute of Technology, Health and Science in Rotorua

Featuring our colour PFL 791 from the Aqua Range, the spectacular new building at Waiariki Institute of Technology in Rotorua has been created by Darryl Church Architecture, together with MOAA architects. It is a triumph and an inspirational case study on the possibilities of using colour in precast panels. Darryl Church is a Rotorua based practice who have worked long and hard to build their... Read More »

News

How Concrete Swimming Pools are Constructed

Firstly, don't mind a couple of shots where there's a finger on the view a little, the perils of iPad photography! Wayne Wrathall from The Concrete People has placed more concrete than probably anyone anyone in the country. Of late they have included concrete pools into their repertoire. Wayne makes full use of technology and in this case took photos of a concrete pool being constructed, evry... Read More »