Architectural Design

Architectural designer Bruce Campbell tips hat to Palliside innovation

The Team at Palliside 16 May 2017

Bruce Campbell was introduced to Palliside uPVC weatherboards through Architectural Designers New Zealand (ADNZ). Since discovering the product, he’s used it on several designs, including his own home.

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Architectural Design

Palliside weatherboard continues to impress after 25 years

The Team at Palliside 11 May 2017

Architectural designer Richard Furze first discovered Palliside uPVC weatherboards about 25 years ago when he used it on a house in New Plymouth. Impressed by its composition and durability, he’s gone on to incorporate it in several of his designs.

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Architectural Design

Low-maintenance cladding won the day for one designer

The Team at Palliside 09 May 2017

Like many architectural designers, Trevor Pyle was a little sceptical when he first heard of plastic weatherboards. But after learning more about Palliside’s uPVC weatherboards, he realised it was an ideal fit for many of his projects. He’s now sold four houses with Palliside cladding and has a fifth in the pipeline.

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Why do architectural designers choose Palliside? Because it’s durable

The Team at Palliside 04 May 2017

Haroun Ali from Vista Architects has known about Palliside uPVC weatherboards since it was first developed in New Zealand in the early 90s. He was hesitant to use the product at first, but after seeing it stand the test of time he’s confident in it’s quality and has specified it for several homes.

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Architectural Design

Weatherboards: aesthetics or ease of maintenance?

The Team at Palliside 02 May 2017

When it comes to choosing a weatherboard cladding, many specifiers operate under the misconception that they have to choose between aesthetics or ease of maintenance. The good news is with Palliside you can enjoy both.

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The role of plastic building materials in sustainable house design

The Team at Palliside 27 April 2017

The construction industry has ambitious energy efficiency targets, and plastics help these targets become an achievable reality. The use of plastics in the building industry reduces overall energy consumption and therefore helps to protect the environment. Here’s how.

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Architectural Design

The role of Building Information Modelling in architectural design

The Team at Palliside 25 April 2017

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is a relatively new tool that’s making waves in architectural design. It’s advanced features allow architectural designers to take on a project management role, bringing everyone together to make cost and time savings.

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How NZ’s ageing population is influencing architectural design

The Team at Palliside 20 April 2017

New Zealanders are living longer than ever. As the population ages, there’s increasing demand for purpose-built retirement homes and villages – and this demographic shift is influencing architectural design trends.

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Architectural Design

Virtual reality and architectural design: a perfect match?

The Team at Palliside 18 April 2017

Three-dimensional renderings can only go so far in creating an accurate feel for a building. Imagine stepping inside a building before it exists. Sounds like science fiction, right? Not quite.

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How computational design is evolving architectural design

The Team at Palliside 13 April 2017

In architecture, computational design refers to the use of computer algorithms and other software to generate architectural work. Long gone are the days of being able to rely on paper and pencil. We decided to further investigate how computers and software for architectural design are changing the face of the industry.

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