New Zealand Commercial Design Trends Series NZ Commercial Design Trends Vol. 30/6 - Page 86

PROPERTY COUNCIL NZ RIDER LEVETT BUCKNALL AWARDS 2014 HAYS COMMERCIAL OFFICE PROPERTY AWARD EXCELLENCE AWARDS ASB NORTH WHARF, AUCKLAND – BEST IN CATEGORY PROPERTY COUNCIL NEW ZEALAND RIDER LEVETT BUCKNALL Property Industry Awards 2013 ASB North Wharf is an anchor development within Auckland’s emergent Wynyard Quarter precinct. The building totals 21,625m2 net lettable area with 18,200m2 of office floor area serving a projected population of 1650. OWNER AND DEVELOPER Kiwi Income Property Trust Judges’ Comments This is an innovative, healthy and productive workplace environment with a building fabric that is seamlessly integrated with advanced operational systems. QUANTITY SURVEYOR Rider Levett Bucknall ARCHITECT BVN Donovan Hill with Jasmax STRUCTURAL ENGINEER BGT Structures SERVICES & MECHANICAL ENGINEER Arup CONSTRUCTION COMPANY Fletcher Construction PROJECT MANAGER Octa Associates ANCHOR TENANT AND DESIGN DIRECTOR ASB Bank ACTIVITY-BASED WORKING CONSULTANT Veldhoen + Company GRANT THORNTON HOUSE, WELLINGTON Grant Thornton House has been extensively refurbished and reconfigured to update a 1980s landmark building to a specification suiting contemporary tenants. Set on a prime island site in the Wellington CBD, the 17-level building offers 9500m2 of office space and 1100m2 of ground-floor retail. OWNER, DEVELOPER AND PROJECT MANAGER Willis Bond & Co Judges’ Comments An impressive, modern, highly competitive commercial facility, with a vibrant retail level. CONSTRUCTION COMPANY LT McGuinness GHD Centre is a 8303m2 building in a mixeduse zone on the fringe of the Auckland CBD. Occupied by GHD and Lion Breweries, the building adjoins the motorway by the entry to the Victoria Park Tunnel. The building has a 4 Green Star rating for Design and Built. OWNER Viewmount Orchard ARCHITECT Athfields Architects/ Workspace Architects STRUCTURAL ENGINEER Dunning Thornton SERVICES AND MECHANICAL ENGINEER Norman Disney & Young QUANTITY SURVEYOR Rider Levett Bucknall GHD CENTRE, AUCKLAND Judges Comments An impressive, efficient design, with good site maximisation and excellent construction management. DEVELOPER Mansons Properties ARCHITECT JCY Architects STRUCTURAL ENGINEER MSC Consulting Group SERVICES AND MECHANICAL ENGINEER 22 Degrees CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, QUANTITY SURVEYOR AND PROJECT MANAGER Mansons TCLM ACOUSTICS Norman Disney & Young MERITS 2 & 4 Fred Thomas Drive, Auckland • Genesis Energy, Auckland • Three35, Christchurch • Te Puni Kokiri, Wellington The Crossing, Highbrook Business Park, Auckland 84 search | save | share at