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From the Resene News – issue 2/2003

3-2-1 blast on - Newstead apartment block

Newstead Apartment Block A modern apartment block in Newstead, Fortitude Valley overlooking the Brisbane River cried out for a unique exterior finishing system to complement the careful detailing of the interior and set it subtly apart from neighbours. Rather than opt for a bright hue that would clash with the architectural style and the neighbourhood, a metallic finish was selected to add the touch of uniqueness desired.

The exterior CFC sheeting and render was finished in a Resene metallic system of Resene Quick Dry Primer, a basecoat of Resene Lumbersider and 3 topcoats of Resene Enamacryl in Resene Blast Grey 3. The apartments look superb, particularly from the Brisbane River side where the sun reflecting off the water dances on the metallic walls in ever changing effects.

Architect: Rodney Moyle, Nettleton Tribe Architects & Interiors
Painting Contractor: Cyryl Buzza, BFC Painting
Resene: Jason Osborn, Queensland Trade Sales Representative


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