Concrete Magazine

Vol. 59 Iss. 4

Highlights from this issue of Concrete magazine include a look at the raft slab foundation at the new car park building at Wellington Airport and an innovative seismic strengthening system developed for the Textile Centre Building in Parnell.

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Vol. 59 Iss. 3

Highlights from this issue of Concrete magazine include the use of Glassfibre Reinforced Concrete (GRC) to replicate an intricate, three-storey façade on the rebuilt Mayfair Building in central Christchurch.

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Vol. 59 Iss. 2

Highlights from this issue of Concrete magazine include the new CCANZ Basement Design Guide, the winners of the 2016 Concrete3 Sustainability Awards and the second in a series of three articles on concrete specification.

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Vol. 59 Iss. 1

Highlights from this issue of Concrete magazine include a range of precast concrete case studies from around the world, and the first in a series of articles from James Mackechnie on the properties of concrete.

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Vol. 58 Iss. 3/4

Highlights from this issue of Concrete magazine include a look at design proposals for a national earthquake museum from architecture students at Victoria University’s school of architecture, as well as stories on concrete roads from Australia and high-rise construction from the UK.

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Vol. 58 Iss. 2

Highlights from this issue of Concrete magazine include a look at the new EA Sports Centre in Ashburton, the final precast segment for the Waterview tunnel and how to remediate rain damaged concrete.

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Vol. 58 Iss. 1

Highlights from this issue of Concrete magazine include a summary of various CCANZ training courses, a look at the Clyde Quay Wharf renovation in Wellington, and a discussion around industry association consolidation.

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Vol. 57 Iss. 3/4

Highlights from this issue of Concrete magazine include the construction of Point Resolution Bridge in Auckland and a look at significant concrete structures from around New Zealand as part of the NZ Concrete Society's 50th celebrations.

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Vol. 57 Iss. 2

Highlights from this issue of Concrete magazine include a look at affordable concrete roading solutions, the decorative precast panels at Whitireia Polytechnic and New Zealand's concrete trailblazers.

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Vol. 57 Iss. 1

Highlights from this issue of Concrete magazine include the 2013 Concrete3 Sustainability Award winners, a look at permeable paving in the UK, and Part 2 of a spotlight on capital earthquake strengthening projects.

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Vol. 56 Iss. 3/4

Highlights from this issue of Concrete magazine include Simon Devitt's Portrait of a House photo essay on Ian Athfield's Wellington residence, and the earthquake strengthening work of Dunning Thornton.

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Vol. 56 Iss. 2

Highlights from this issue of Concrete magazine include a look at the next generation of concrete buildings in the form of 525 Golden Gate, along with examples of exemplar community facilities constructed using concrete.

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Vol. 56 Iss. 1

Highlights from this issue of Concrete magazine include a focus on CCANZ education strategy, the 2013 Concrete3 Sustainability Awards and how the benefits of Insulated Concrete Formwork are taking off.

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Vol. 55 Iss. 4

Highlights from this issue of Concrete magazine include CCANZ's Concrete Futures campaign to promote damage resistant design using concrete systems and recycled materials as aggregate in concrete research.

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Vol. 55 Iss. 3

Highlights from this issue of Concrete magazine include a new CCANZ best practice leaflet for residential slabs, lightweight precast concrete in Auckland development and a selection of overseas stories that showcase outstanding concrete homes.

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Vol. 55 Iss. 2

Highlights from this issue of Concrete magazine include all the 2011 Concrete3 sustainability Award winners, a look at the recently open Hobsonville Motorway Extension, and the latest in flexible concrete arch systems from the UK.

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Vol. 55 Iss. 1

Highlights from this issue of Concrete magazine include a chat with Len McSaveney, a look at coloured concrete with Peter Fell, and all you need to know about pervious concrete.

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Vol. 54 Iss. 4

Highlights from this issue of Concrete magazine include CCANZ’s A+ Home concept model, a look at New Zealand's prefab and concrete housing heritage, as well as the UK drive towards sustainable homes.

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Vol. 54 Iss. 3

Highlights from this issue of Concrete magazine include the launch of Designing Comfortable Homes (2nd ed.), the 2010 Concrete3 Sustainability Award winners, and Morten Gjerde’s look at Wellington’s St Mary of the Angels church.

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Vol. 54 Iss. 2

Highlights from this issue of Concrete magazine include a tour of Golden Bay Cement's new Eastport service centre, Holcim (NZ) Ltd.’s work on power pylons at Lake Karapiro, and Louise Purvis' GRC panels at the New Lynn rail trench.

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Vol. 54 Iss. 1

Highlights from this issue of Concrete magazine include Joseph A. Daczko's look at SCC in North America, Alan Ross' examination of steel fibre quality control, along with some psycho allegorical concrete figurines from Germany.

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Vol. 53 Iss. 4

Highlights from this issue of Concrete magazine include results from a CCANZ study into the advantages of concrete office frames, a look at the new control tower at Christchurch airport, and a stunning panel facade from Switzerland.

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Vol. 53 Iss. 3

Highlights from this issue of Concrete magazine include Sue Freitag's article on the art and science of concrete testing, and an introduction to Morten Gjerde's research on how perceptions of beauty translate into views of concrete buildings.

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Vol. 53 Iss. 2

Highlights from this issue of Concrete magazine include a preview of New Zealand's first multi-storey PRESSS building at Victoria University in Wellington, and an introduction to FRP reinforcement and void forming technology.

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Vol. 53 Iss. 1

Highlights from this issue of Concrete magazine include a summary of Mainzeal and Holcim's use of recycled glass as aggregate for Lion Nathan's Project Century, and David Barnard's overview the Concrete Masonry Association (NZCMA).

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Vol. 52 Iss. 3/4

Highlights from this issue of Concrete magazine include the inaugural Concrete3 Sustainability Award, the making of the Concrete3 short film "Concrete for a Sustainable World", and a fond farewell to Richard Carr.

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Vol. 52 Iss. 2

Highlights from this issue of Concrete magazine include Ian Athfield's discussion on the merits of building houses from concrete, and a selection of impressive concrete architecture from Australia, Austria and Chile.

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Vol. 52 Iss. 1

Highlights from this issue of Concrete magazine include a look at Herdhome shelters and interlocking concrete blocks made from waste ready mixed concrete.

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Vol. 51 Iss. 4

Highlights from this issue of Concrete magazine include an overview of the New Zealand Concrete Society Awards for 2007 as well as a look at the Kingsford Quay wharf at Port Nelson.

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Vol. 51 Iss. 3

Highlights from this issue of Concrete magazine include a look at Wellington's inner city bypass and New Zealand's largest precast concrete wastewater detention tank in Siverstream.

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Vol. 51 Iss. 2

Highlights from this issue of Concrete magazine include an overview of the reconstruction of Auckland international airport runways, depolluting concrete and the sustainable features of Conservation House in Wellington.

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Vol. 51 Iss. 1

Highlights from this issue of Concrete magazine include a look at the Meridian Energy building on the Wellington waterfront and a new aproach to cement stabilisation.

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Vol. 50 Iss. 4

Highlights from this issue of Concrete magazine include a guide to masonry weathertightness and a look at New Zealand's first post-tensioned concrete masonry house.

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Vol. 50 Iss. 3

Highlights fom this issue of Concrete magazine include an update on hollowcore research, new innovations in walled paper and an overview of concrete and sustainable development.

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Vol. 50 Iss. 2

Highlights from this issue of Concrete magazine include a look at low cost concrete housing soloutions for New Zealand and the Magma Arts and Congress Centre in the Canary Islands.

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Vol. 50 Iss. 1

Highlights from this issue of Concrete magazine include the benefits of concrete acoustic and safety barriers and a look at New Zealand's first recycled road in Christchurch.

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