New Zealand Commercial Design Trends Series NZ Commercial Design Trends Vol. 30/10A - Page 4

6 CONTENTS 6 PROJECT PORTFOLIO Liberty Place, Sydney Urban renewal infiltrates major thoroughfares and laneways of the Sydney CBD, with the new ANZ Tower the sharp end of a significant inner-city refurbishment 8 44 Clyde Quay, Wellington This mixed-use development pays homage to the site’s maritime heritage, while maximising the spectacular location 16 Centennial Centre, St Cuthbert’s College, Auckland The design of this new sports, health and student support centre for a girls’ school reflects an holistic approach to education, and a similarly integrated architectural response 32 42 CHRISTCHURCH REBUILD UPDATE Anderson Lloyd House, Christchurch One of the first of the post-earthquake new builds in the Christchurch CBD, Anderson Lloyd House has a solid, anchored presence and a sense of gravitas 44 SECTOR REPORTS Waterfront Regeneration Establishing prescriptive frameworks for developing the Auckland city waterfront is the key to sustainable urban regeneration, says Auckland Waterfront CEO John Dalzell 28 78 Cover Workplace Strategy Is your workplace enabling productivity? Mark Grant of Jones Lang LaSalle discusses an approach to office design based on value generation 60 The outdoor area of the Matisse Beach Club in Perth, by Oldfield Knott Architects, comprises a central pool area flanked by a row of six colourful cabanas. See story on pages 92-99. Photography by Joe Barbitta Urban Spaces Understanding the economic potential of good landscape design in the public realm is critical to urban development, says Michael Hawes of Boffa Miskell 88 64 WORKPLACE Aurecon House, Melbourne The interior fit-out of this global engineering firm celebrates the company’s international stature and reflects its core strengths 66 McCann Worldgroup, Bangkok Presented with a challenging floor plate, DWP has designed a light-filled workplace and a collaborative environment that is energising and fun for staff 72 NEC NZ, Wellington Innovative thinking has transformed the offices of a leading software developer, and unified a previously disconnected workplace 80 92 HOSPITALITY Matisse Beach Club, Perth A bold, bright and a fun place to be, this beach-side club combines the look of colourful Brighton beach huts with the razzamatazz of a South Florida resort 94 Westin Hotel, Singapore Back in town after more than a decade, The Westin Singapore hotel has announced its return with a bold, sumptuous interior designed to address the well-being of all guests 100 104 official awards partner INDEX