New Zealand Commercial Design Trends Series NZ Commercial Design Trends Vol. 30/10A - Page 15

Left:Caf├ęs dot the perimeter of the plaza, animating the laneway and serving the needs of the workers. The new building at the far end of the podium screens the less-attractive rear facades of the existing buildings behind. The paving features alternating bands of light and dark grey granite. These continue up the steps and into the foyer of the tower. Below:Translucent glass walls line the 16m-high foyer. The Pitt St entry, shown here, is on the lower level, but is connected to the Castlereagh St entry by an internal street. A