NZ Commercial Design Trends Vol. 31/09

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.

Heritage building preservation specialist consultant John Brown discusses the implications

Historic buildings engender a sense of place for local communities the preservation implications are discussed by conservation expert John Brown Read more

Maritime history is celebrated in The Crew Club waterfront eatery and bar

The Crew Club eatery and bar has maritime references with a cruise ship theme, exposed structural elements and services, terraced seating Read more

The historic Saatchi & Saatchi office building gets a seismic refit and a lively new social hub

Heritage preservation and adaptive reuse of historic warehouse provides new offices and showrooms, with central café in large atrium Read more

Contemporary new train station, transport hub in Perth with large entry canopy

New Perth transport interchange features fluid, contemporary design with red interior canopy over ticket booth, Danpalon skylights Read more

New restaurant features sculptural carved wood counter and seating, suspended ceilings

Raw restaurant in Taipei designed by Dutch architect Camiel Weijenberg has large sculptural bar, counters and suspended ceilings Read more

New Christchurch building for Corbel Construction features a perforated aluminium facade

Corbel Construction offices in Christchurch designed by Beca features perforated aluminium facade that references an 1870s street map Read more

Contemporary bathroom design with Verde slate stone, concrete tub and concrete vanity units

Master suite remodel by Ridolfi Architecture features contemporary bathroom design with slate stone walls, back-to-back concrete vanity units Read more

Design studio with long timber spine to separate private and public areas of the office

Gaze office and design studio has retro feel, with dark-stained timber spine, fire station door, arcade machines, vintage furniture Read more

ARTIC transit hub Anaheim, has diagrid of steel arches supporting lightweight ETFE pillows

Inspiration for ARTIC transport hub at Anaheim came from grand old US rail stations and from the great hangars used to house blimps post WWII Read more

Hadyn & Rollett Construction main contractor for heritage building upgrade

Heritage preservation and adaptive reuse project by Haydn & Rollett Construction featuring Saatchi & Saatchi building in Parnell Read more

Noise management for Auckland Council addressed by Earcon Acoustics

Earcon Acoustics has consulted on major facilities for Auckland Council, including the Otahuhu Recreational Precinct Stage 2). Read more

Property Council represents property industry in New Zealand

Property Council contributing to urban growth, recognised with annual Property Council Rider Levett Bucknall Property Industry Awards Read more






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