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Fijian Luxury with a touch of Marley

Creating luxury accommodation in the Pacific Islands presents a unique set of design challenges requiring a habitat that provides the ultimate in stylish relaxation, yet is built with materials that will endure in the tropical environment.

Northern Blue Construction and Studio Architects faced such a challenge at the brand new Naisoso Island development located in Nadi Bay, Fiji. A short walk from the island’s five-star hotels, gourmet restaurants and vast marina they have developed a 1000m2 luxury hideaway featuring views of Fiji’s tropical hinterland on one side with the idylic ocean expanse on the other.

One particular challenge for the designers was to safely manage the periods of heavy rainfall common to tropical locations and do so with spouting and downpipes that would last in the corrosive coastal environment. Marley’s rugged half-round Magnum spouting and downpipe system provided the perfect solution combining style with durability and performance. Installers, Blueridge Plumbing also remarked on the ease of installation in what was their first experience using Marley Magnum.

With a spouting cross-sectional area of over 14000mm2 and large 110mm downpipes, the Marley Magnum system has the capacity to handle large roofs and tropical downpours but is made from 100% recyclable uPVC so will never rust even in the harshest coastal locations. Available in light grey with a distinctive external bracket system Marley Magnum makes a design statement that lasts.

Northern Blue and Studio are already planning a further 4 houses on Naisoso Island all featuring the Marley Magnum spouting and downpipe system.

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