NZ Commercial Design Trends Vol. 30/12

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.

Contemporary funeral home designed as series of small linked volumes

Moderon funeral home by Tse Arhitects with wood screen for privacy and sun shading, vintage hearse displayed in glass garage Read more

Contemporary commercial building in Christchurch with laneway bars and restaurants

Strange's building in Christchurch by Sheppard & Rout Architects has exposed steel structure, coloured glass fins, vibrant laneway with bars, cafés Read more

BP New Zealand head office by Unispace

New BP New Zealand head office by Unispace features spiral staircase with timber treads, timber reception desl, circular layout of workstations Read more

Medical research institute with centralised services, sculptural staircase

Harry Perkins Institute for Medical Research by Hames Sharley features large atrium with animated graphic displays, sculptural stairs Read more

Vertical gardens and cantilevered heliostat reflectors large-scale mixed-use development in Sydney

Mixed-use One Central Park by Atelier Jean Nouvel and PTW creates new gateway to the Sydney CBD, and features giant heliostats and living walls Read more

Urban renewal Jasmax architect Gary Marshall puts the case for tactical urbanism

Tactical urbanism trialling design concepts to gain public feedback may enhance the quality of our urban spaces Jasmax architect Gary Marshall Read more

Contemporary art gallery beside Lopdell House in Titirangi with copper-green aluminium cladding

Contemporary art gallery by Mitchell & Stout Architects with sculptural stairs, angled glazed curtain wall, skylights and large fabric light diffuser Read more

Kane Tarrant of Colliers International discusses the importance of NABERSNZ ratings for the workplace

Landlords and tenants can both benefit from NABERSNZ ratings highlighting energy efficiency in the office, says Kane Tarrant of Colliers International Read more

Raw materials and exposed services give design company industrial chic

Fit-out of EightyOne design and production company by Inside Design featuring untreated wood, exposed services and whimsical elements Read more

Procter & Gamble Singapore Innovation Centre interiors by Orbit Design

A central staircase, meeting rooms and an easy connection between offices and labs support a workplace strategy of creative collaboration and innovation Read more

Contemporary commercial building in Christchurch with Corten steel fins

Sculptural highly contemporary commercial building responds to triangular site. Design features Corten steel fins, horizontal louvres, stone base Read more

Fabric ducting technology for uniform air flow by Smooth-air Products

A balanced fresh air environment with fabric-duct technology DuctSox Fabric Air Dispersion Systems is offered in New Zealand by Smooth-Air Products Read more






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