New Zealand Commercial Design Trends Series NZ Commercial Design Trends Vol. 30/9

CONTENTS\r\n22\r\n\r\n6\r\n\r\nEDUCATION\r\nMIT Manukau Campus, Auckland This tertiary campus straddles a railway line,\r\nseamlessly linking a new business school with a transport interchange 8\r\nTyree Energy Technologies Building, UNSW Australia Creating a new technologies\r\nbuilding gave this university an ideal opportunity to walk the talk for sustainable design 22\r\n\r\nMARKET SECTOR REPORTS\r\nHeritage Buildings: Seismic Retrofits Preserving heritage buildings from seismic\r\ndamage and making them safer is a focus for specialist engineers, says John Hare of\r\nHolmes Consulting Group 31\r\nLED Technology: Street Lighting The rapid adoption of LED street lighting\r\ntechnology has underscored the need for new specifications and guidelines, says\r\nAndy Collins of Opus International Consultants 62\r\nUrban Design: Housing Clusters Shifting thinking – Aecom structural engineer\r\nIsabella Franks puts the case for higher density living 81\r\n\r\n52\r\n36\r\n\r\nPROJECT PORTFOLIO\r\nGrant Thornton House Podium, Wellington Boasting a contemporary profile and\r\ntransparent, engaging aesthetic, this prominent building has been given a facelift, and\r\nnow opens up to shoppers at street level 38\r\nHarley Gray Building, Middlemore Hospital, Auckland Designed to integrate\r\nseamlessly with existing facilities, this state-of-the-art clinical services building is at the\r\nheart of Middlemore Hospital 44\r\n100 Moorhouse Avenue, Christchurch As new buildings take shape and open\r\nfor business along many of the city’s thoroughfares, this mixed-use commercial\r\ndevelopment is one of the latest landmarks in the Christchurch rebuild 50\r\nCeres Organics, Auckland Raw, unfinished materials, a living wall, and a commitment\r\nto sustainability reflect the core values of the company behind this new office and\r\nwarehouse 52\r\n\r\n66\r\nCover\r\n\r\nInteractive classrooms and student breakout hubs line\r\neach level of the atrium in the new MIT Manukau Campus.\r\nThese feature colourful furniture and pods where students\r\ncan meet and share ideas. See full story on pages 6-20.\r\nPhotograph by Jamie Cobel.\r\n\r\nNew Lynn Merchant Quarter, Auckland The stand-out facade of this new residential\r\nbuilding benefits from a custom-specified cladding system – chosen for its versatility,\r\naffordability and extended life 58\r\n\r\n66\r\n\r\nAPARTMENTS\r\nThe Interlace, Singapore With its hexagonal matrix of interlocking building blocks,\r\nthis residential development weaves a new sense of collective engagement 68\r\nEliza, Sydney While the sandstone exterior of this new apartment building fits within\r\nthe historical context of the inner-city streetscape, the building methodology and\r\narchitecture is pure 21st century 74\r\n\r\n86\r\n\r\nWORKPLACE\r\nCharter Hall, Sydney An open, transparent office with a floating glass box meeting\r\nroom and elevated deck reinforces the huge cultural change that has transformed this\r\nworkplace 88\r\nDNV GL Technology Centre, Singapore When a global giant in risk management\r\nbrings together various business arms at one address, the interiors are likely to foster\r\nengagement all round 94\r\nKimberly-Clark, Chicago This contemporary fit-out of the penthouse floors of an\r\niconic Art Deco building has created the perfect home for a corporate team specialising\r\nin social media research 102\r\n\r\n108\r\n\r\nofficial media partner\r\n\r\nINDEX\r\n\r\n