The Ballance Street Studio

The Ballance Street Studio

Gisborne, New Zealand | View Map
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Commercial Landscape

The Ballance Street Studio - Gisborne, New Zealand

Abodo as Timber Suppliers

Designed by Shane Kingsbeer of Kingsbeer Architecture as a simple cube, however the construction is anything but simple. 

Viewed from the road, the box-shaped workroom seems to float above the ground. 

This in part due to the clean design and choice of materials, but also in the clever planning. Signage, a letterbox and fencing are all absent from the street frontage - and leave the studio’s clean unbroken lines to speak for themselves.  

The studio facade is clad with Abodo’s thermally modified pine (a rapidly renewable and locally sourced eco-timber) using Vulcan Screening finished in Sioo:x natural wood coating. 

This innovative finish means the timber will silver off over time so the studio blends effortlessly into its surrounds

Read more about this project here.

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Timber Suppliers
Products used in this project
Product Spec Sheet

ElementBrandProduct name
Timber SuppliersAbodo
Product Spec Sheet
Timber Suppliers
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