New Zealand Commercial Design Trends Series NZ Commercial Design Trends Vol. 30/6 - Page 138

GROUND WORK With its 7163m2 train building, 6km of rail tracks, and an enormous hole in the centre of the site, the Wiri Depot project posed plenty of challenges for the construction team headed by Downer Working on Auckland’s transformational rail electrification project was both an honour and a challenge for a company that classes Auckland Transport as one of its biggest clients. Downer, the lead contractor for Auckland Transport’s new Wiri Maintenance and Stabling Depot, worked on the project in a joint venture with Dominion Constructors. While Dow