New architectural trends have transformed traditional applications of masonry blockwork in the design of exterior and interior spaces.
PGH Bricks has developed a range of bricks called Pure Linens. Crafted by artisans in a small Australian country town, these stylish bricks bring the essence of the countryside to modern city living.
This Federation-era house is located in a heritage conservation area where building-rules apply not only to the main streetscape presentation of the dwellings, but also to the rear resulting in many bland additions over the years.
MaxiFloor and TecBeam can provide an affordable alternative to traditional concrete and steel buildings and offers builders and home renovators the option and flexibility to explore lightweight construction as a real alternative to concrete slab floors without compromising any performance criteria.
There is a preference for building products that help create architectural design motifs: modern looks require more design variation using modern materials, such as James Hardie’s range of Premium Fibre Cement Cladding, including the large panel format of Matrix Cladding, or the vertical lines of Axon Cladding.
PGH Bricks’ range of Honestly Artisan bricks is designed for those who desire the integrity of a sandstock brick style. These solid bricks have been handcrafted in Australia – complete with an imperfect, roughened surface.
A survey of 3000 people by homebuilder Henley Homes found 31% say a private place to paddle is among the most desirable outdoor features. An alfresco or outside barbecue area is also on the list, with 33% saying a house needs the increasingly popular “outdoors room” for them to consider purchasing.
The recent innovation of architects and designers in their creative use of brick and tile, submitted for the 2019 Think Brick Award, has seen a resurgence of materials that have been long overlooked in the creation of contemporary builds and home renovation
Big River Group’s MaxiWall is a cost-competitive Autoclaved Aerated Concrete product. Designed primarily for the multi-residential and detached dwelling market, an entire MaxiWall exterior can be completed in a fraction of the time compared to rendered brick or block.
Glass Brick Company recently introduced VetroPieno, a 100% solid compact glass brick that brings together the appeal of traditional bricks and the transparency and luminosity of glass. Manufactured in Florence, by the world’s leading glass brick manufacturer Seves, VetroPieno is available in four colours.
Installing a glass block window no longer means compromising on fresh air and ventilation. The Glass Brick Company can now install your glass brick window with a vent window allowing for free air flow.
Set upon tranquil acreage in Chandler, Queensland, this site afforded Shaun Lockyer Architects the luxury of creating an elongated, linear floorplan that stretches out across the east-west axis to take advantage of the north-eastern exposure.