Te Auaha by Foster + Melville | 2019 Design Awards Entry | Photo: Jacobsen
Flooring for dynamic learning environments in New Zealand
We make a Smarter Impact by asking how floors can help us grow. We provide the foundation for environments that optimise engagement, support teaching and inspire learning.
How Can Flooring Change The Way We Learn in New Zealand?
When students, educators and administration feel at ease and inspired by their environment, the learning process is positively impacted. Shaw Contract provides the foundation for environments that optimise engagement, support teaching and inspire learning.
We make it our mission to design products that serve the needs of each learning mind for clean, comfortable, engaging and safe environments where learning minds can grow. With products that serve students, staff and administration needs, we help lay lasting foundations for dynamic learning and a brighter future.
Holistic Design for Learning
We ask how floors can help us grow. We provide the foundation for environments that optimise engagement, support teaching and inspire learning.
Inside Shapes Collection
Featured Education Collections
Let your creativity loose- experiment with diverse hues, and make a progressive colour statement
Constructed with nuanced colour and punctuated with realistic imprints, making a strong design statement.
Design has the power to build community by creating communal spaces that draw people together.
Constructed with innovative COREtec® XRC technology, and is ideal for high traffic educational environments with low maintenance and quick installation.
Combining hard surface durability with soft surface aesthetics, reThink woven LVT is a hybrid floor covering with utilitarian purpose and textile appeal.
Faster, Easier Installation
Hale Junior School by SITE Architecture | 2019 Design Awards People's Choice Winner
LokDots® is a pressure sensitive adhesive for the installation of EcoWorx® carpet tile. This non-toxic and odourless system provides an alternative to wet adhesive, virtually eliminating the issue of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), and providing ease and versatility of installation.
Proven performance. Easy installation
- Durable applicator requires no maintenance and little training
- When installed with EcoWorx® tile, no moisture or pH testing required
- Adheres to carpet tile backing during removal without damaging subfloor
- Installs over concrete, VCT, VAT, raised access floors and wood
- LokDots eliminates the mess, curing time and odours of wet adhesives, allowing immediate occupancy and making it an ideal installation method for occupied education spaces
Flooring For Positive Outcomes
Featuring Colour at Work Collection
by Foster + Melville
2019 Design Awards Entry:
Colour and exposed structural elements combine to create a fun ‘factory-of-education’ feel.
Photography by Russell Kleyn
Featuring Mindful Play Collection
PPP3 Primary Schools
by ASC Architects
2019 Design Awards Entry:
Design to encourage openness, collaboration and connectivity in all aspects of school life.
Photography by Olivia Spencer-Brown
Contact Us to Discuss Your Next Project
Our dedicated New Zealand distributer Jacobsen are here to help provide solutions for your next education project.