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Mission Bay Pavilion

Herbst Architects have teamed up with Katie Lockhart Studio to custom...

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Clevedon Pool

Designed by Buka Woods at Blossoms, Branches & Bricks Ltd, this...

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Grey Lynn WOW

Bannan Construction using Peter Fell Oxide have done a brilliant job...

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Coatesville Driveway

What dream driveways are made of! Nearly 1000m3 of PeterFell White...

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The Mayfair Building, Christchurch

With so much of Christchurch's heritage devastated by the 2011...

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Aro-Ha Wellness Retreat in Glenorchy by Tennant Brown

Aro-Ha is a first-of-its-kind retreat centre, fusing advanced eco accommodation, permaculture based self-sufficiency, and world-class results-oriented programming. Aro-Ha offers life changing, body morphing, spirit lifting retreats that condense optimal living practices into signature Wellness Adventures. Designed by Tennant + Brown, the project features Peter Fell colour 621 inside and out, and... Read More »


Peter Fell Sealers satisfy NZBC C/AS2-AS6 Critical Flux requirements

PFL Glaze Sealer, PFL Satin Sealer and PFL Epoxy Sealer from PeterFell have been tested to ISO 9239.1 and achieve the minimum critical radiant flux requirements of NZBC C/AS2-AS6, Flooring 4.17.3, Table 4.2. Test Certificates can be downloaded here PFL Epoxy Sealer ISO9239.1 Test Compliance Certificate PFL Glaze Sealer ISO9239.1 Test Compliance Certificate PFL Satin Sealer ISO9239.1 Test... Read More »

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At Garrison Bar, 350 sq m of tiles replaced with concrete - in three days!

The tiles at Garrison Bar were spalled and chipped and proving not only a trip hazard but unsightly as well. After weighing up the options, concrete was chosen to replace them as the price came in at half the price of replacing the tiles. Over three days between Christmas and New Year, Justin and the team at Conslab, ripped up and replaced 350m2 of tiles with a bonded concrete overlay. The 40mm... Read More »

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Counter top with shell by Terrazzo Stoneworks

Andrew Giacon at Terrazzo Stoneworks has been creating beautiful honed concrete pieces for many years and has got all the gear We were at his showroom recently and found this stunning benchtop created using a technique that was too secret to be made public - awesome ... Read More »

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SuperBlack GRC at Carls Junior, Auckland Airport

The new Carls Junior at Auckland Airport has taken advantage of the many benefits of GRC with the sturcture above. With the appearance of concrete but virtually no weight, GRC allows Here the panels were cast on to a rough sawn timber form and the concrete was darkened with PFL699 SuperBlack for a dense solid appearance. Like any concrete GRC will have colour variations and a the mottle that... Read More »

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Silverdale Shopping Centre by Stiffe Hooker

Continuing a recent trend of utilising concrete for large exterior landscaping (see The Base, and Te Puke), Stiffe Hooker chose a pallet from the Charcoal Range from Peter Fell for the new Silverdale shopping Centre. As we always recommend, a variety of colours textures and sealers were used to create a number of different features - it's a great design.... Read More »


New more affordable blue now available

Designers wanting blue concrete can now specify safely in the knowledge that the cost has come down significantly, following the launch of Peter Fell's new blue oxide. Cost has always been an issue in using blue as traditionally it has been the most expensive colour by far, which usually prohibits its use. However, new technology developed in Europe has created an innovative chemical format... Read More »


The Jasper Stool by Anna Williams - featuring the new Gelato range from Peter Fell

Anna Williams is a very talented industrial design student who is about to graduate from Massey University and the Jasper stool was her final year design project. Anna states: "The Resemble Project is an exploration project based on challenging our ingrained expectations of concrete as a cold, industrial material. It began by researching what attributes we associated with concrete, and what... Read More »


Proof that concrete sealers help with durability

For domestic drives and patios, the usual sales pitch for using a coating type concrete sealer such as our PFL Glaze Sealer is that it adds a lustrous and glossy coating, and minimises staining and dirt ingress. All valid and true, but a third less well known but most important benefit is often over-looked - enhanced durability. Roger Sweetman, Waikato/ BOP Regional Manager for Bridgeman... Read More »

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Te Puke Walkway Part 2

After the success and popularity of the Te Puke Heritage Walkway and Plaza Redevelopment (featured in a previous case study) it was decided to extend the concept into the local park. Boffa Miskell in Tauranga did the same which was acknowledged as exemplary at the 2013 NZILA Pride of Place Awards.... Read More »