From the Resene News – issue 4/2010
Black wins - Resene CoolColour™ technology
The design concept for this architecturally designed two storey home on a well established street just across from the beach was to use strong, contrasting colours and materials with an emphasis on black, to accentuate its modern design and complement the luscious tropical landscaping.
But with the decision to opt for black, came concern that the black on the exterior cladding would cause problems because dark coatings are liable to overheat. After extensive research Resene Waterborne Woodsman CoolColour™ technology was selected enabling the black design concept to be retained. The Resene CoolColour technology reflects more of the sun's energy than standard colour while still providing the natural plywood effect being sough for this home.
The exterior colour scheme uses Resene Pitch Black (tar black) as the main feature colour on the texture 2000 plywood with subtle grey and crisp whites on the raw masonry block veneer, fascia and soffits. This colour palette gives a contemporary twist on the ‘old kiwi beach bach’. The black stain accentuates the plywood giving this home the added wow factor and designer edge, exactly as the design concept intended.
Building Contractor: Nathan Mouldey
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