TRENDS FOR BUILDERS
Don’t leave home without the latest issue of Boral for Builders. Packed with product news, tips, trends and trade insights, find out how Boral building products can add value to your building and construction projects and achieve environmental sustainability objectives with bricks, windows and paving. Read about innovative new products to market including Connex Mortarless Block System for faster wall construction with less waste and Boral Luminesque® Concrete that glows after dark. Perfect for polished concrete floors, swimming pool surrounds, garden paths, patios and driveways.
For more go to: ww.boral.com.au/boral4builders
Consider the outdoor room
The perfect source for garden design ideas and landscaping inspiration, the Spring 2011 issue of Boral’s ‘Outdoor Design Guide’ features Boral pavers and retaining walls used to create an impressive ‘grand entrance’, a picture perfect paved ‘outdoor room’ complete with magnificent views and a tropical backyard retreat. Add guest expert’s landscaping tips & seasonal trends including paving colours and textures, and with so much to help you plan, you too can achieve your dream backyard this spring!
For backyard makeover inspiration and ideas visit: ww.boral.com.au/odg
Focus on Design
Bring your vision to life with the Boral Design Award (BDA)
The BDA (Sept 2011 - Mar 2012) celebrates and promotes initiatives and concepts in realistic residential design. The BDA is a national competition open to Architectural professionals and students. Entrants are invited to enter design concepts to the competition brief, specifying from a range of Boral products. Judged by an esteemed panel of industry commentators, this year’s challenge will focus on the adaptive reuse of former commercial type buildings to dwellings of excellence. There will be three award categories:
Professional - First prize $20,000
Young Professionals - First prize $10,000
Student - First prize $4,000
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To register your interest to enter and have the entry documents sent to you, please visit: ww.boral.com.au/designawards
Impressive designs deserve a statement brick. See how Boral bricks add shape to your home.Visit: www.boral.com.au/sandcastles/bricks
Find more information on Boral paver styles, shapes & colours to create a stunning outdoor room: www.boral.com.au/sandcastles/pavers
Boral Colori coloured concrete
This bright durable range of coloured concrete reflects all the colours of nature.
Boral Expose’ textured concrete
A popular choice for driveways, Expose’ is a great surface for pool surrounds.
Find out more: www.boral.com.au/sandcastles/expose
Boral Timber flooring
Love the style and warmth of a polished timber floor? Read about timber species & colours: www.boral.com.au/sandcastles/timberflooring
Boral Timber decking
Expand your home to enjoy more of the outdoors with Australian timber decking.
See how at: www.boral.com.au/sandcastles/timberdecking
Boral Cornice – Linear
A contemporary square edge cornice to suit modern interiors for quick & easy installation. More info visit: www.boral.com.au/sandcastles/cornice
Boral Retaining Walls
For a fresh take on garden retaining walls with maximum effect visit: www.boral.com.au/sandcastles/retainingwalls
Boral Windows (Dowell) - Thermaline™ energy efficient windows
Open up to energy efficiency with these innovative new windows from Dowell. Read more at: www.boral.com.au/thermaline
Design and build inspirational living areas with this functional flooring. For more on polished concrete: www.boral.com.au/sandcastles/polishedconcrete
Boral Concrete Blocks
Add a striking design feature to new and renovated brick homes. For more info visit: www.boral.com.au/sandcastles/designerblock