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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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Wanaka delight

This striking home in Wanaka utlises PFL642 throughout the ground floor, and the patios. Designed by local architects Parker Warburton, the floor has been honed and sealed allowing the grey tone to complement the local aggregates in the concrete, as well as the other materials such as schist.... Read More »

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Daltons Plantation, Matamata by Xanthe White

Judith Dalton and Xanthe White have grown a creative concept into what has become one of New Zealand's most unique event venues. Daltons Plantation showcases new plants, products and different garden styles to the gardening public in a 10 acre development adjacent to Daltons operating site in Matamata. Utilising the design skills of one of New Zealands leading garden designers, Xanthe White,... Read More »

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Te Atatu South Toilets - honed and coloured precast panels

Completed in early 2012 the toilets are a design led centrepiece for the regeneration of this park. The panels were cast by Concretec and feature Peter Fell colour, a cast in pattern, and have also been honed for extra effect. Extremely durable for a difficult environment, yet smart and very pleasing to the eye, they will no doubt stand the test of time.... Read More »

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Pool Surround Before and After, with continuous concrete edging (ie no copings)

Andy Lett from Westend Concrete in Auckland has many talents including coping free pool surrounds. The above photos show the 'After' and 'Before' photos of a project where the existing paver surround was replaced with a coping free concrete surround. Much better!... Read More »

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New PFL Satin Sealer launched

Following many requests we are very pleased to launch our new Satin Sealer. The photo above shows a paver sealed with the PFL Satin Sealer on the left hand side compared to the PFL Glaze Sealer on the right hand side, and the difference in reflection and hence gloss is obvious. PFL Satin Sealer is solvent based and so gives the concrete the popular 'wet look', plus it is suitable for use on all... Read More »

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Te Puke Heritage Walkway and Plaza Redevelopment

Boffa Miskell Limited was engaged by Western Bay of Plenty District Council to design, consult with the local advisory board, consent and manage the construction of the newly redeveloped Te Puke Heritage Walkway, a key link between the main commercial street in Te Puke and Jubilee Park, the town's central recreation reserve. The second stage of the development which is currently under... Read More »

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SuperBlack Stairs at The Imperial

On the recently completed Imperial redevelopment, Fearon Hay Architects have created a stairwell that echoes the history of the building yet is absolutely contemporary. Using a black and white palette, the stairwell has been constructed using black steel sheets for both the balustrade and the risers, enclosed in white ceramic tiles. Concrete coloured with SuperBlack from Peter Fell creates the... Read More »

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Waitakere House by Context Architects

Context Architects utilised Peter Fell colour and sealers throughout this wonderful project in West Auckland to create a low energy house. Client: McLaren and McCartney Family Site: Shirley Road, Parau, West Auckland Footprint: 215sqm Completed: April 2011 This unique eco-home in the Waitakere ranges was conceptualised as a series of 'tents' positioned to optimise the site's unique coastal... Read More »

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Tinted Sealers create a whole new look

This colourful house in Auckland had a concrete hall that required a makeover. Replacing a plain concrete surface the owners wanted a solution that gave them a new surface, removed the staining and added some colour. By honing then coating with a tinted sealer they acheived all these aims. The owners chose the Half Sandstone Tinted Sealer from Peter Fell, which because it is not a block colour,... Read More »

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White Cement + White pebbles + White sand = Amazing White Concrete Driveway

Bridgeman Concrete developed a very special mix for a new driveway in St Heliers Auckland recently. Utilising white pebbles from the South Island, silica sand, together with Aalborg white cement and white pigment from Peter Fell the result is sensational. No mix is complete without a good contractor and Craig Sutton from Rock Solid Concrete Limited was a key player in ensuring a great result.... Read More »