NZ Commercial Design Trends Vol. 30/6

Commercial Design Trends is aimed at our professional readers, and showcases commercial buildings. The book features regular sections on offices, hospitality, retail, education and apartments, as well as a host of other relevant topics. It also presents the latest products and services from designers and manufacturers.

Right on track

A new purpose-built facility for Auckland's new electric train fleet designed by Opus NZ is part of the $600m upgrade to Auckland's suburban rail network. Read more

Study break

Student flatting was never like this a community-inspired project by the University of Auckland has students queuing to live in a new village on the park Read more

synergy at work

Contemporary high-tech office interior by M Moser Associates with white walls and workstations, suspended ceilings, giant screens Read more

Asia performs well

Asian office property markets were fairly resilient during the GFC, with most markets rebounding within a short period Leslie Chua, executive director Asia, IPD Read more

Vital link

A major transport initiative is unlocking Auckland's Eastern Suburbs, and the new Panmure Interchange is a key part of the equation Read more

Open expression

The comprehensive fit-out for the new Perth headquarters of a national construction company reflects interior design values of interaction, engagement and connectivity Read more

urban trends

With myriad influences at play, public artworks, microclusters and growth incubators are transforming the built environment David Grant, Place Associates Read more

Well connected

Creating a sense of community and providing strong links with public transport and the Auckland Domain were all part of Boffa Miskell's vision for the Carlaw Park site Read more

Outside the square

Innovative design defines many new commercial buildings, but the concept is taken to a whole new level by Unique Creative, as these projects demonstrate Read more

face to remember

Eye-catching, low-maintenance and extremely durable just some of the reasons Alucobond cladding was used for the Green Star-rated Watercare House Read more

In the limelight

New purpose-built premises for a leading housing company have raised the profile of both Stonewood Homes and the design-build firm, Calder Stewart Industries Read more

Everybody's talking

It started with a blank canvas, and finished with a lively colour palette from Resene this office has the exact wow factor the clients wanted Read more

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