NZ Commercial Design Trends Vol. 31/07

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.

Filtered, Italian-style sparkling water straight from the tap

Cosmetal sparkling drinking water system at touch of a button, from Merquip offers Cu Safepath system for bacteria removal Read more

LED lighitng resembles cascading strings of pearls in the Paspaley jewellery store, Brisbane

Luxury jewellery boutique in Brisbane by architect Eric Carlson of Paris features cascading LED pearl strings, with seductive, sensous detailing Read more

Heritage plaster restoration work and contemporary design elements are provided by Plaster Services

Everything from modern wall sculptures to delicate heritage restoration work is carried out by Plaster Services, Christchurch, using fibrous plaster Read more

Community library for 21st century has a domestic scale, with crafted cedar wood exterior

New Devonport Library has veranda-style canopy, multiple entries, cedar exterior, soaring interior volume with exposed columns and beams, ply ceilings Read more

With a deep excavation, articulated facade and bustling central location, Lot 3 demanded a diverse skill set from builder Canam Construction

A mix of retail, hospitality, offices and studios with a complex construction and facade design, Lot 3 a specialist commercial bu... Read more

Bayleys Newmarket high-end office fit-out in Remuera Road built by Accent Construction Interiors

Commercial office redevelopment in Newmarket by Accent Construction Interiors with timber floor, carpet, flexible design elements Read more

Restoration of historic Isaac Theatre Royal in Christchurch to full Edwardian splendour

Post-earthquake restoration of heritage Edwardian theatre with ornate decorative plasterwork in Christchurch by Warren and Mahoney, Naylor Love Read more

Waiheke Island library gives the community a new home that references past, present, future

New library building on Waiheke Island features timber batten exterior with organic curved forms reminiscent of trees, plus local cultural references Read more

Contemporary horseshoe-shaped office building in Singapore with dramatic curved facade and jagged ends

Modern Singapore office building with curved glass facade wraps around landscaped courtyard; elevation gives privacy, security and a civic dimension Read more

Community library in San Francisco on triangular site, set to achieve LEED Gold Certification

North Beach Branch community library in San Francisco by Leedy Maytum Stacy Architects with soaring interior, view corridors, ESD features Read more

Custom seismic powdercoated aluminium joinery from Fairview Systems

Carlaw Park Student Village features custom seismic door and window joinery from Fairview Systems, including pop-out windows Read more

Copper cladding drapes new suburban shopping centre in Merivale, Christchurch

Post-earthquake rebuild of suburban retail building in Christchurch by Thom Craig Architects, with copper cladding Read more

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