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

Managing Editor John Williams – “Price is what you pay. Value is what you get,” says Warren Buffett. It’s a given that commercial buildings cost money – usually, a lot of money. So, in terms of outcomes, what defines their value? @DavidJideas For an owner or developer, it has to be a financial success. But that success will only be realised if the building provides a healthy and productive atmosphere for its workforce. Not only that, it has to be seen to to be making a positive contribution to its immediate locale, as well as to the greater environment. One building that seems to tick all these boxes is ASB North Wharf – this year’s Supreme Award winner at F