Project specifications

Builder:Pace Built Pty Ltd – Patrick Touma
Project type:New home and new deck build
LocationEarlwood, NSW
Size:Building 600 m2, Property 890 m2: Terrace Decking 55 m2; Castellation Cladding 25 m2; Screening 20 m2


This impressive 5 bedroom, 6 bath, 6 car property ensconced on 890 m2 in Earlwood, NSW, was built by NSW builder Pace Built Pty Ltd in collaboration with architects Bechara Chan and Associates, and designers, Mia Lake Interiors.

It included 55 m2 of NewTechWood Terrace Decking in Ipe used around the pool, 25 m2 of Castellation Cladding in Ipe used on the louvres and rear pavillion, and 20 m2 Screening, also in Ipe used on the front doors.


According to Patrick Touma of Pace Built, this was their first time using NewTechWood. Initially, he was seeking a composite timber to avoid maintenance due to high traffic areas like the pool, and hard to access areas, such as the blades on the side elevation.

He compared products and decided NewTechWood was the best product he could find that met all his requirements.

In his own words, “Installation was straightforward, design well thought, (product) support was amazing, and it was affordable.”

There was a large team involved in the design. Initially, the team at Bechara Chan and Associates designed for timber cladding, and then Patrick Toumar engaged an interior designer Mia Lake Interiors, who recommended timber decking around the pool.

However, as the builder, Patrick came up with the best way to implement the design as an architectural feature that was easy to construct and offered low maintenance.


Patrick said the black with the black aluminium frame was the trickiest to design, however, he drew inspiration from different avenues, especially from flooring suppliers, and the end result speaks for itself.

A major benefit to designers is the ability to match colours across the entire range of NewTechWood’s decking, cladding and screening/fencing profiles.

If you need assistance to match decking, cladding or screening for your next project, contact our friendly team and get free samples or a quote.


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