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30 October 2020

The 10 Commandments for Architects and Outdoor Cladding

Timber cladding is favoured by architects for its versatility and ability to reconnect people with nature. Architects should follow these 10 Commandments for...

12 May 2020

Woodcroft Neighbourhood Centre

This multi-purpose community centre creates an inclusive space where learning, recreation and culture can be shared.

22 January 2020

South Melbourne Life Saving Club

Melbourne’s city foreshore has a new upgrade The South Melbourne Life Saving Club designed by Jackson Clements Burrows Architects and built by Connell...

03 May 2019

Porta Cumaru timber battens and decking in Architect designed renovation

  This architect designed renovation transforms this house by opening up the interior with integrated timber landscaping. The series of well-designed courtyard...

04 April 2019

Melbourne International Flower + Garden Show

The Welcome Garden 2019 was another big year for the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show, over five days visitors immersed their senses in the...

13 February 2019

Porta Cumaru timber pergola creates shade and style in this contemporary garden.

  This garden, designed and built by Fig Landscapes, applies a refined use of vegetation, timber, steel, brick and concrete. The materials create clean details...

13 February 2019

Create an outdoor garden feature with Porta Cumaru timber posts and beams for shaded exteriors

  Porta Cumaru range includes a collection of highly durable and strong hardwood timber posts, beams and battens that are available in various diameters and...

04 February 2019

Porta Endure cladding and Porta Cumaru battens deck out this courtyard

  This courtyard on the Sunshine Coast contains all the elements for outdoor living; barbeque area, seating and an outdoor shower!

04 February 2019

Cumaru battens make durable outdoor seating

The local design team at Street Furniture Australia use Porta Cumaru battens for their Aria and Forum Seat products.

22 January 2019

Create inviting public spaces with hard-wearing timber, Porta Cumaru

Porta Cumaru is the ideal hardwood timber to meet the challenging requirements of today’s design trends, construction codes and sustainability demands.

15 October 2018

Porta Cumaru timber decking answers the brief for a tropical resort

The problem was finding a durable timber for commercial heavy traffic areas.

13 August 2018

What you need to know about timber decking & leaching.

  Timber Performance - Leaching

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