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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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Waipukerau New World Supermarket

The second New World Floor to feature Peter Fell Colour Client: Foodstuffs Properties (Wgtn) Limited Architect: Proarch Architects, Palmerston North Main Contractor: Alexander Construction, Napier Concrete Supplier: Firth Industries, Napier The project utilised Peter Fell colour 334 which was chosen to lift the appearance and contribute to the overall aesthetic. To this a Salt and... Read More »

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Wairakei Golf Club, Taupo

Client: Wairakei International Golf Course Architect: Rosetta Stone Arkitektur, Taupo, , Building Contractor: CJ Fisher Limited, Taupo Precast Concrete: Kelvin O'Connor, Palmer Mill Construction, Colour: PFL 172 from the Neutral range Coloured decorative panels are not so common in NZ but they are offer up some fantastic... Read More »

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Wairepo Swamp Walk, Kingsland, Auckland

Client Auckland City Council Artist Billy Apple Consulting Designers Opus International Consultants Main Contractor Fulton Hogan Ltd Concrete Contractor/Design Consultant Contrax Ltd Initiated by the public art team at Auckland City Council, the striking new Wairepo Swamp Walk linking Kingsland township and Eden Park Stadium is now open to the public. It is without doubt one of... Read More »

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Euro Restaurant, Auckland

Client: Euro Bar, Nourish Group Architect: Tom Skyring Main Contractor: Vision Interiors Plastering Contractor: Colin Mackenzie Plastering Limited Concrete Grinding: Doug Lillicrap, West City Services The challenge for this project was to replicate the existing floor that was installed 10 years ago using our colours in conjunction with some McCallums chip - no-one could remember quite what... Read More »

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Continuous Concrete Pool Edging

Continous concrete pool edging, where the concrete is cast to form the pool edge, can be used to provide a different look and feel to a pool as shown by the pictures below. While not suitable for every project it does allow for some different design options especially for unusual shapes. It is possible to buy polystyrene forms that will allow different profiles to be created at the edge. There... Read More »

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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 »


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 »