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Precision result – always
A weathering Corten steel cladding system is a 'living' character feature of this Fowler Homes Waikato-built luxury award-winning residence. Millimetre-precision installation was required and the resu...
Perched above the City of Angels
From the street, concrete and glass give this home a decidedly contemporary exterior, while the outdoor entertaining area has uninterrupted view of the LA skyline


Personal outcome
When it comes to your brand new kitchen don't settle for average – settle for exceptional. RH Cabinetmakers meets with you, measures up, then comes back and presents 3D rendered designs that you can a...


How long will your new bathroom last? And how do you make it last longer?
Here's a handy tool that lets you see how long all the different components of your bathroom will last, plus tips to help extend their life expectancy
Make sure all your heat rises
Cosy undertile and undercarpet heating are made even more efficient with the introduction of Marmox Insulation Boards that ensure the heat heads up your way and not down to your subfloor.


Splash of colour
Selected artworks provide splashes of colour within the neutral interior aesthetic of this beachside home.
Rest easy!
6 tips to buying furniture with staying power – how to select furniture you'll be happy with for the long run


Floors are often a tricky aspect of connecting existing homes and extensions?
Not at all, in fact they can provide a valuable ally. On this extension to a 1940s home, recycled boards for the extension match those in the existing home – flowing floors through the entire home are...
Is contrast always the way to go with cladding on an extension to an older home?
That’s an effective solution but another is to continue with what’s gone before. This contemporary living zone extension to a 1940s home is clad in recycled clinker bricks to match the existing home’s...

Trends Outdoor Living

New in Outdoor Living

Y not?
Concrete pools can be any shape you want. This one fits into one side of the Y-shape design of the home, giving a wide range of city and valley views from both in and out of the pool
Give me summer!
A swimming pool spells summer fun for everyone – except  maybe  for the one who maintains it. Installing an automated pool cover, however, is a total game changer.

Trends Books

Home Trends Vol. 35/4
Real estate agents often say the kitchen is one of the major factors that sways potential buyers of a home. But these days, it's just as likely that the home's bathrooms will also influence a sale. So...
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