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Mana Tukutuku, Randwick Park Sports and Neighbourhood Centre

Opus International Consultants have designed this recently opened...

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Waterbank Crescent Skatepark and BMX Track

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

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Unique Streetscapes at Freedom Villages Papamoa

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

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Beautifully executed drive way

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

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Green concrete tennis court, and coloured basketball court too

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

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The Base Shopping Centre, Hamilton

Mansergh Graham Landscape Architects have created a superb example of how to do concrete for public spaces. Mixing a variety of colour, texture and shapes in a striking manner, they have taken advantage of concretes best properties and made one of the best flat open environments we've seen. Client: Tainui Group Holdings Landscape Architects: Mansergh Graham Landscape Architects Ltd... Read More »

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Queenstown House by Michael Wyatt Architects

This striking home has been designed to utilise the thermal properties of concrete floors and block walls, incorporating a honed floor featuring Peter Fell colour. Michael Wyatt says: "The honed concrete block walls and polished concrete flooring extend from the inside to the outside, breaking down the separation between the two areas. Using the same material leads the eye out, making for... Read More »

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Greenmeadows New World Supermarket, Napier

Where are the sawcuts? There aren't any! Following a fact finding mission to the US, New World and their consultant partners developed an all-new flooring specification for their Greenmeadows store in the Hawkes Bay. This innovative specification had four key components; Post-tensioned Slab - so no sawcuts required Coloured - to enhance the customer experience Light salt & pepper grind -... Read More »

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New Public Sculpture in Grey Lynn Park features Peter Fell colour

Commissioned by Auckland City Council, young sculptor Andrew de Freitas has created this work at the Five Paths crossroads in Grey Lynn Park in Auckland. Andrew says "The palette of colour from Peter Fell opened up many possibilities for working artistically with concrete, and with it there's certainly a huge potential to adapt the use of industrial material to artistic purposes." See more here... Read More »

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Villa renovation by Salmond Reed

Simple and elegant, it is a great example of how good detailing can take a project from good to great. This project was a full villa renovation, incuding the extension to the living area shown that utilised the Peter Fell System inside and out. Features of note include: No stepdown between inside and out - by using a 150mm drain (filled with white pebbles after these shots were taken) there is... Read More »

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Okura House

Designed and built by Tony Fraser and his team at House of Nautica, this house has acheived all the owners wanted and more - they love it and were more than happy to allow us to use the pictures. All exterior hard surfacing was done using Peter Fell coloured concrete. We'll let the pictures speak for themselves.... Read More »

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Delamore Lodge, Waiheke

"Inspired by hours spent on the land, the timeless romance of the Mediterranean, and the image of a Maori bone fishhook (matau), local architect Ron Stevenson together with the owner, Roselyn Barnett-Storey, designed a remarkable building that affords breathtaking views, sensuality, and a oneness with its unique environment. Literally moulded into the hillside at Owhanake Bay, each level flows... Read More »

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Second Nature Garden

One of the most difficult design issues to resolve in this Remuera garden was the sympathetic harmonising of the different elements of timber, glass and concrete. The garden benefits from the borrowed landscape of St Michael's Church, its glowing red brick forming a stunning contrast to the garden's modernist in situ and exposed concrete bones, just as the house, which was also recently... Read More »

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Coatesville House by Masonry Design Solutions

Tropical plants, sun loungers and a lanai-style outdoor room reinforce the resort ambience of this house designed by Masonry Design Solutions and built by Glover Developments. The open pavilion-style architecture that helps make a Balinese resort holiday so memorable is well suited to our laid-back New Zealand lifestyle. But it does need to be specifically tailored to suit our climate and... Read More »

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Van Kan House, Titirangi

A labour of love, this house was designed and built by it's owner Anthony van Kan, CAD Manager at Stephenson and Turner. On a site that some called 'unbuildable', Anthony fashioned his dream house and all credit to him - it's absolutely unique and a testament to a great vision. Take the time to really study each picture and enjoy the great detailing. The Egyptian Hieroglyphics were cast into... Read More »