Louvres are becoming increasingly popular with architects in façade design, and are used to achieve shade control, weather protection, privacy, aesthetics and ventilation.
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Types of louvres

Louvres types

Louvre blades have been used on buildings since the middle ages, with some of the earliest louvre blades still visible on churches and other historic buildings throughout Europe. There are now a range of modern louvre systems available. See how they're being used in the New Zealand architectural scene.

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Fixed louvre blades

Fixed louvre blades

Fixed louvre blades are the perfect way to provide shading or a unique architectural statement to your property. Available with several louvre profile shapes and bracketry, the options are numerous.

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Operable louvres

Operable louvre blades

Operable louvre blades are used to achieve greater shade control than their fixed counterpart. The louvre blades can rotate on either a vertical or horizontal axis and can be adjusted to achieve greater shade control. The rotating action can be either manual or motorised.

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Opening roof

Opening louvre roof

The opening louvre roof is available with two blade profiles, the ellipsoid shaped Aurora blade or the rectangle shaped Solaris blade. Available as manually operable, or motorised with rain-sensor function.

These opening roof louvres are robust, reliable, simple to install and architecturally styled to complement any home design.

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Sliding shutters

Sliding shutters

Sliding shutters can be used to achieve complete control over privacy and shade protection. The shutters can be moved to leave the living space completely open or provide shade/privacy as desired.

Shutter infill options include fixed louvre panels, manually operable louvre panels or aluminium swaged grating.

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Custom louvres

Custom louvres

Looking for a custom louvre solution for your home or project? Aurae can work with you to provide custom products manufactured to your specific needs. Custom solutions we have provided include aluminium pergolas, louvred fences and balustrade designs.

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You people have been awesome to deal with and your system is brilliant. I personally oversaw the installation of the louvres and there were no problems whatsoever installing

M Christie, Palmerston North

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Bringing together years of experience we have hand-selected a few of our defining projects to give you a wide variety of projects to use as inspiration. From free-standing poolside pergolas to motorised awnings and canopies we have everything you need to get inspired.

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If you have a louvre project in mind feel free to use the form below to share your plans and a specialist will be in contact to discuss how we can help. We pride ourselves in being a partner to your design needs. From consulting you on viable options to tailoring our solution to you we work to provide the perfect louvre for your project.

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