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Hayman Park Case Study – The tallest playground in NZ

Project Credits Client: Auckland Council; Eke Panuku | Project Manager: Bluwater Project Management | Architect: Athfield Architects and Wala Landscape + Architecture | Engineer: Enovate Consultants | Contractor: HEB Construction | Mass timber installert: Kobe Construction The Tallest Playground in New Zealand Red Stag TimberLab proudly participated in the new Hayman Park playground development in [...]

By |2023-08-25T14:25:48+12:00August 25th, 2023|News|0 Comments

Red Stag TimberLab | Celebrating 100 Years – A Legacy of Innovation and Dedication!

Celebrating 100 Years - A Legacy of Innovation and Dedication | Red Stag TimberLab Prologue: A Vision for Excellence In 1923, a visionary named Ian McIntosh founded I.R. McIntosh, a furniture manufacturing company that would lay the cornerstone for what we know today as Red Stag TimberLab. With a deep passion for woodworking and an [...]

By |2023-08-29T09:39:05+12:00August 21st, 2023|News|0 Comments

Metlifecare Case Study – CLT

Metlifecare CLT Project Credits Developer: Metlifecare | Achitect: Foley Group Architecture Ltd | Structural Engineer: HFC Structures Ltd | Client: Kalmar Construction Ltd | Product: CLT Redefining Sustainable Construction with CLT In collaboration with Metlifecare and Kalmar Construction, Red Stag TimberLab proudly supplied high-quality Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) for the Oakridge site in Kerikeri. This CLT project showcases the [...]

By |2023-08-08T11:22:26+12:00July 27th, 2023|News|0 Comments

The Pā | Red Stag TimberLab Project Update March 2021

 Project creditsClient: The University of Waikato | Project Manager: Greenstone Group |                          Architect: Architectus & Jasmax | Engineer: Beca | Constructor: Hawkins OverviewOver the past few months, the Red Stag TimberLab manufacturing team have been focusing their efforts on the delivery of components [...]

By |2023-07-17T09:16:25+12:00July 17th, 2023|News|0 Comments

Halcyon Warehouse Case Study

Image credit: RTA Studio (Render) Credits Developer: Halcyon | Architect: RTA Studio | Engineer: MSC Consulting Group Ltd | Constructor: Robert Cunningham Construction | Mass Timber Installer: Kobe Construction | 3D Modelling/BIM: Offsite Design Mass Timber in Hybrid Industrial Developments - Halcyon Warehouse A current project underway in South Auckland being built by Robert Cunningham Construction for [...]

By |2023-08-08T11:25:01+12:00June 23rd, 2023|News|0 Comments

CLT Project – Balrickard Way Progress

CLT Project Description Red Stag TimberLab is proud to be a part of the significant residential Fair Acres Townhouses project, on Balrickard Way. The CLT project is based in Palmerston North.Drafting of the 3D model has been completed and approved. Red Stag TimberLab have been shipping high-quality Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) Floors, Walls, Roof, and [...]

By |2023-06-06T15:12:15+12:00May 26th, 2023|News|0 Comments

Pā Reo Case Study – Living Building Project

CREDITS - Client: Te Wānanga o Raukawa / Architect: Tennent Brown Architects / Structural Engineering: Dunning Thornton Consultants / Builder: McMillan & Lockwood Central Ltd / Product: LVL and Glulam Description Red Stag TimberLab was proud to be involved in the new Pā Reo development for Te Wānanga o Raukawa. Te Wānanga o Raukawa is a Māori [...]

By |2023-08-08T11:26:47+12:00April 26th, 2023|News|0 Comments

Expanding the Red Stag TimberLab Team

To cope with an ever-growing list of project work, we welcomed 5 more team members to the Red Stag TimberLab team. Andrew French - Sales Manager Andrew’s background, having served as a carpenter in the past, and having accrued a robust sales experience since 2003, marks him as an invaluable asset to our organization. His [...]

By |2023-06-06T09:39:07+12:00April 11th, 2023|News|0 Comments

New Defecting and Grading Machine Arrived!

'Cutting-Edge' Defecting and Grading Machine arrived!  Our new factory extension is complete! Since creating the structure late last year we have commissioned a number of systems including extending the gantry cranes.With this extension completed we have double the available space for prefabrication and post CNC finishing works, this additional space will allow us to assist more projects [...]

By |2023-06-06T09:35:15+12:00March 31st, 2023|News|0 Comments

Wood Processors and Manufacturers Association (WPMA) – National Conference 2023

WPMA Conference Registrations are now open! Red Stag TimberLab are pleased to share news of WPMA’s National Conference in Rotorua on Thursday the 27th of April 2023 followed by their Industry Dinner that evening.WPMA has brought together a great line-up of high-quality speakers to present on significant topics that are at the forefront of the [...]

By |2023-04-04T12:06:09+12:00March 9th, 2023|News|0 Comments

Farewell 2022

The Red Stag TimberLab office in Auckland will be closed from 24th December and reopening on 9th January 2023.This will give our hardworking "elves" a good rest and they'll be refreshed and ready for action next year.A Message from our Managing Director, Darren Stead.2022 has been a very interesting and busy year for the Red [...]

By |2022-12-15T10:09:29+13:00December 15th, 2022|News|0 Comments

Mass Timber Collaboration – AgResearch Workplace Wing

CREDITS - Client: AgResearch / Contractor: Naylor Love / Architect: Architectus / Structural Engineering: Beca The new AgResearch development was a mass timber collaboration between Red Stag TimberLab and other parties and consists entirely of mass timber elements which reduce this Workplace wing’s carbon footprint and was an important driver for AgResearch. Render (credit Architectus) The [...]

By |2022-12-13T16:04:45+13:00December 13th, 2022|News|0 Comments

Mid-Rise Wood Construction – Site Visits

MASS TIMBER SITE VISITS AND SEMINAR ROADSHOW HIT THE SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND THIS NOVEMBER14 November – Dunedin – Otago Polytechnic - LVL and CLT (under construction)The installation of laminated veneer lumber (LVL) structural components marks a major milestone in the construction of Otago Polytechnic’s multi-million-dollar trades training centre, He Toki Kai Te Rika. [...]

By |2022-11-03T12:07:37+13:00November 3rd, 2022|News|0 Comments

TE WARE HONONGA Digital Fabrication

CREDITS - Contractor: Clelands Construction / Architect: Tennent Brown / Architects - Engineering: Dunning Thornton Consultants The new building at Taranaki Cathedral will be a centre for peace and reconciliation; called Te Whare Hononga – The House That Binds. The single storied structure consists of a diagrid wall system with the main roof members ‘hung’ from [...]

By |2022-09-23T10:06:09+12:00September 23rd, 2022|News|0 Comments

More Room for Engineered Wood Products

Our new extension is really starting to take shape and should be ready for us to move into by mid-October. This will more than double the available space for us to finish processing our projects after being CNC machined. This along with the expansion of the Red Stag TimberLab team is helping us meet the [...]

By |2023-05-03T13:28:35+12:00September 22nd, 2022|News|0 Comments

Wood Processors and Manufacturers Association – National Conference 2022

Red Stag TimberLab are pleased to share news of WPMA’s National Conference in Rotorua on Thursday the 20th of October 2022 followed by their Industry Dinner that evening. They have brought together a great line-up of high-quality speakers to present on highly relevant and important topics from across the wood processing and manufacturing sector. SEE [...]

By |2023-05-03T13:30:36+12:00September 7th, 2022|News|0 Comments

University of Auckland Atrium

CREDITS: Designer: Jasmax & Beca, Construction: Hawkins, D&H Steel Construction Ltd, Kobe Construction, Specialist DfMA Consultant: Offsite Design Ltd These prefabricated Glulam module parts were manufactured by Red Stag TimberLab after a lot of DfMA thinking by the design and construction teams, revolving around high value timber construction and cost-efficiencies. Offsite fabrication was completed by Kobe [...]

By |2023-05-03T13:32:09+12:00September 2nd, 2022|News|0 Comments

Mass Timber Structures – TimberLab joins the Red Stag Group

Red Stag Purchases TimberLab to Create One-stop-shop for Mass Timber Structures.Surging interest in sustainable construction has seen one of the country’s oldest mass timber businesses combine with one of the youngest. After 64 years in McIntosh family ownership, TimberLab Solutions Ltd has joined the Red Stag group following a share sale completed last week. Read [...]

By |2022-08-31T16:18:52+12:00August 9th, 2022|News|0 Comments

Large Glulam Portal Frames – Niutao Community Hall Construction Update

Consultants: Blankspace Architectural / BCD Group / Offsite Design Construction of these large, 30m span Glulam portal frames has been progressing quickly in Tuvalu. The local carpenters and site team have erected all the main portals, having completed the knee and apex joints on site. The end wall and lower roof framing is well underway [...]

By |2022-08-05T12:59:10+12:00August 5th, 2022|News|0 Comments

TimberLab Portal Frames – Focus on Sustainability

Kings Plant Barn, StonefieldsCREDITS: Kings Plant Barn / Client: Robert Cunningham Construction  / Architect: Cheshire Architects / Engineering: Jensen, McArley & Associates.Kings Plant Barn recently opened their new concept store in Stonefields Auckland, with a total focus on sustainability. TimberLab were engaged to supply prefabricated timber portal frames, which provide the main building structural components.The [...]

By |2022-07-29T14:43:26+12:00July 29th, 2022|News|0 Comments
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