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Coloured Concrete and Manicured Gardens

This urban retreat has been designed with environmentally...


Playing with colour

Backed by 27 years industry experience, Peter Fell is the specialist...

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PeterFell created this rich, bespoke colour for the Longroom in...


Bay House

Bay House by SGA Architects and Bonham Builders The Bay House has...

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Remarkables Ski Field Base Building

Curvy Basin and Remarkables Ski Field Base Building PeterFell was...

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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 »

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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 »