New Zealand Commercial Design Trends Series NZ Commercial Design Trends Vol. 30/6 - Page 13

Facing page:Reception lobbies on both buildings face the central courtyard. Exposed stairwells alongside these act as wayfinding elements. Below:The building footprints are inverted versions of each other. Together they define the paved courtyard with raised lawn. expanded aluminium mesh, which is used as a screening device to encase fire egress stairwells. The carpark structure behind is encased in a galvanised steel grating system that will eventually be screened by climbing plants. “Scale was naturally a major conside &F