FRANKLIN: THE CENTRE
       
     
KAPITI COAST DISTRICT COUNCIL
       
     
TE TAKERE
       
     
COASTLANDS AQUATIC CENTRE
       
     
MANGERE REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE
       
     
ALPINE AQUALAND
       
     
FREE STORE
       
     
OCEAN SPA, NAPIER
       
     
FRANKLIN: THE CENTRE
       
     
FRANKLIN: THE CENTRE

The brief called for a large library and a community arts centre, sympathetic to the strongly massed and rectilinear Town Hall situated next door. The orthogonal forms of the new building reflect its neighbour's character, but in a lighter more open language.

KAPITI COAST DISTRICT COUNCIL
       
     
KAPITI COAST DISTRICT COUNCIL

The project vision was “to create a place where democracy is delivered, and seen to be delivered”. The completed building creates a sustainable and welcoming civic gateway which provides a much anticipated civic heart on Kapiti Coast.

TE TAKERE
       
     
TE TAKERE

A tight collaboration between the client and the architect resulted in the creation of vibrant, functional and flexible spaces that respond to the client's vision and celebrate symbols, traditions and landscapes of the Horowhenua region. The resulting centre has become a hub for civic, social, school and individual activities for the Horowhenua region.

COASTLANDS AQUATIC CENTRE
       
     
COASTLANDS AQUATIC CENTRE

The facility is a long-awaited and major sporting development for the district and replaced the ageing Raumati Pool.

MANGERE REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE
       
     
MANGERE REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE

This project provides a first ‘Kiwi home’ to generations of Refugees who will come to our Nation for a new life. This project was an opportunity for the design team to provide this key piece of New Zealand’s Social infrastructure and took literally the premise of ‘nation building’.

ALPINE AQUALAND
       
     
ALPINE AQUALAND

Nestled confidently beneath The Remarkables mountain range, Alpine Aqualand is a major extension to the Events Centre, located next to the Queenstown Airport at Frankton.

The completed wet and dry sports facility brings the district's major indoor and outdoor sports activities onto one site.

FREE STORE
       
     
FREE STORE

The client sought to convert a donated shipping container into a booth with street presence, while implementing their values for reducing, reusing and recycling.

OCEAN SPA, NAPIER
       
     
OCEAN SPA, NAPIER

Completed in January 2003, this new community facility, located on the Marine Parade foreshore, replaces the post-war outdoor pools which had fallen into disrepair. Conceived as an aquatic experience unique in NZ, the complex provides a mix of aquatic, leisure and fitness facilities, and includes a variety of heated pools designed for various age & user groups, and three separate buildings with varying functions.