Embracing Ōamaru Stone Indoors

Internal Oamaru stone wall limestone
Credit: Chaney Norman Architects

Discover the timeless beauty and versatility of Ōamaru stone in this captivating article by ArchiPro Editorial Team. Formerly known as Parkside Quarries, Oamaru Stone takes you on a journey through the rich, creamy hues of this locally sourced limestone, cherished for over 150 years in New Zealand’s architectural heritage. Delve into how architects and designers are now embracing Ōamaru stone for interiors, where its dense makeup enhances thermal performance, maintaining an ambient internal temperature year-round. With a legacy gracing iconic buildings and its rustic elegance effortlessly blending with any setting, Ōamaru stone continues to stand the test of time as a symbol of permanence, style, and grace.