Admonter Oak Lapis in the Tent House Project

In the innovative Tent House by Strachan Group Architects, Vienna Woods’ Admonter Oak Lapis flooring stands out for its unique character. This striking project, nestled among sand-dunes near Ocean Beach in Tairua, features the distinctive smoked oak, highlighting the home’s natural integration with its surroundings.

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Integration with Design

Admonter Oak Lapis is a smoked oak, which is incredibly rare in New Zealand.  It brings a sense of depth and complexity to the Tent House’s design. The smoking process, which involves enveloping the oak timber in smoke for days, results in a rich, nuanced colour palette and a subtle smokiness. This flooring choice enhances the tent-like architecture, adding an organic, layered texture to the living areas.

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Impact

The utilisation of Vienna Woods‘ Admonter Oak Lapis underscores the company’s dedication to unique, high-quality, and sustainable flooring. Its unusual smoked effect and deep, intricate colours resonate with the Tent House’s ecological focus, perfectly aligning with the home’s striking design and environmental ethos.

Special acknowledgement to the incredible work on this project from Strachan Group Architects, who produced an award-winning home.

Photography @ Jackie Meiring

NZIA Waikato & Bay of Plenty Architecture Award Winner – 2023 – Housing

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Smoked Oak in Dairy Flat

Vienna Woods are proud to be associated with this stunning home in Dairy Flat. With wooden floors throughout, this home seamlessly flows from one end to the other. The stunning light to mid-brown tones with impressive depth of colour perfectly completement and enhance the black features of this home.

This smoked oak floor from renowned Austrian manufacturer Admonter, allows you to tailor this flooring for your living space, by choosing the desired knot level, texture and board size. This product is refined and fortified with a natural oil finish.

Engineered Timber Flooring: Vienna Woods // Admonter // Oak Lapis

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Smoked Oak for Nordic Inspired New Build

This stunning Scandinavian inspired MCooper Architect designed home on Auckland’s North Shore features Admonter oak lapis engineered wood flooring.

Interior designers Yellowfox chose a sophisticated, moody theme for the interior with dark kitchen cabinetry and black ECC light fittings to complement the lightly smoked flooring. High-end staging from Exhibit One completes the design-focused interior.

The developer and designer chose Admonter oak lapis as they wanted a beautiful premium quality floor to help realise the inspiring atmosphere they were aiming for. The is the perfect example of how oak lapis complements a modern interior, however this flooring works equally well in historic villas and bungalows, loft spaces, apartments, retail and offices.

Engineered Timber Flooring: Vienna Woods /// Oak Lapis