Kapiti Coast District Council

From the Architect, Kapiti Coast District Council appointed DGSE as their Architect following an invitation to provide a Concept Design proposal for this project. Upon appointment, the initial project brief was jointly reviewed to ensure the cost of the completed development could be contained within approved project budgets. KCDC had operated from somewhat tired and cramped…

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Marshall Court Apartments

From the Architect, The brief required the existing outdated complex be demolished and replaced with a new building designed within the bulk and location of the existing building envelope, comprising 27 one bedroom apartments to house super-annuitants (+ 65 years). The 4 storey T-shaped block is located on the corner of Tahi Street and Park…

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Avantidrome National Cycling Centre of Excellence

Project Details Project: Avantidrome National Cycling Centre of Excellence Other Names: Avantidrome Owner: Avantidrome National Cycling Centre of Excellence Location: St Peters School Rd, Cambridge 3283, New Zealand Architect: Chibnall Buckell Marovic Team Architects Year Completed: 2014 Country: New Zealand Website: http://avantidrome.co.nz/ Awards 2015 Registered Master Builders, Commercial Property Award; Gold, Special, National. 2015 NZIA…

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Clyde Quay Wharf

Project Details Project: Clyde Quay Wharf Owner / Developer: Willis Bond & Co Location: Herd St, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand Architect: Athfield Architects Year Completed: 2014 Floor count: Units: Country: New Zealand Website: http://www.clydequaywharf.co.nz Awards 2015 New Zealand Commercial Project Awards Supreme Winner 2015 Registered Master Builders’ Commercial Project Supreme Award. Clyde Quay…

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Christchurch Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre

Project Details Project: Christchurch Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre Owner: Christchurch City Council Location: Rolleston Ave, Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand Architect: Patterson Associates Year Completed: 2014 Country: New Zealand Christchurch Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre Gallery Christchurch Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre Location Map Video See Inside Street View

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Stranges and Glendenning Hill Building

From the Architect, Stranges and Glendenning Hill Building was the first building to be built within Christchurch’s CBD red zone following the Canterbury earthquakes. The building is immensely strong; engineered to be an IL4 structure – 180% of the building code. A major desire of this keystone project was to increase permeability of the city…

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Blyth Performing Arts Centre

Project Details Project: Blyth Performing Arts Centre Other Names: Owner / Developer: Location: 42 Lucknow Rd, Havelock North 4130, New Zealand Architect: Stevens Lawson Architects Contractor: Mackersey Construction Structural Engineer: Holmes Consulting Group M&E Engineer: eCubed Building Workshop Interiors: Stevens Lawson Architects Lighting: eCubed Building Workshop Acoustics: Marshall Day Acoustics Year Completed: 2014 Floor count:…

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MIT Manukau & Transport Interchange

From the Architect, MIT Manukau integrates two essential elements: a 20,000m2 learning facility for the Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) and a new Auckland Transport railway station. By seamlessly weaving together education and transport, MIT Manukau represents a complete departure from conventional education design. The people of South Auckland enrol in tertiary education at a…

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