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Expansive glazing in Tairua clifftop house, Fairview powdercoated aluminium joinery

Fairview Architectural series floor-to-ceiling powdercoated aluminium joinery in Silver Pearl with green-tinted glass

Top-floor bedrooms feature similar 2.5m by 2m sliding architecture, bed frame, bedroom, estate, floor, home, house, interior design, property, real estate, window, gray
Top-floor bedrooms feature similar 2.5m by 2m sliding doors as the lower level, with glass balustrading behind providing a clear safety barrier.

Floor-to-ceiling glazing is the best way to maximise a spectacular view, and that's exactly what inspired the glass box architecture of this Tairua house.

Silver Pearl powdercoated aluminium joinery from the Fairview Architectural series was specified for the home, which was designed by Bruno Schlatter of Ignoto Design. The joinery, supplied and installed by Tasman Aluminium, includes 2.5m by 2m sliding doors, low-level sashes and vertical louvres. All the joinery is double glazed, with green-tinted glass.

Peter Ryder of Tasman Aluminium says the size of the glass panels and the unusual shape of the roof created challenges for the fabrication and installation of the joinery.


Floor-to-ceiling living room window joinery maximises the light furniture, home, house, interior design, real estate, table, window, gray
Floor-to-ceiling living room window joinery maximises the light and the view.

"The cantilevered roof is tilted through two planes, which added to the complexity there is a different rake on all the joinery on the top level," he says. "And because of the high wind loading, due to the exposed location, all the joinery needed to be tied back to the steel beams and columns. The size and weight also meant a crane was required to lift the joinery into place."

Fairview Systems is a family company that has been a leading supplier of aluminium window and door systems for more than 45 years. Over this time the company has built a strong reputation for quality and innovation.

For more details, contact Fairview Systems, phone (09) 574 2900. Alternatively, visit the website: www.fairviewwindows.co.nz

Due to the complex tilt of the roof architecture, ceiling, home, house, interior design, living room, real estate, room, table, wall, window, yellow, gray, brown
Due to the complex tilt of the roof through two planes, each upper living room window has a different rake.

To contact Tasman Aluminium, 79 Truman Lane, Mt Maunganui, phone (07) 574 6013. Website: www.aluminiumwindowsnz.co.nz

Story by: Trendsideas

18 Sep, 2014

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