Projects

The following is a selection of the finest projects out of this office. No matter whether big or small; the innovative, economic and aesthetic use of timber as structural material is what drives us.

Commercial

  • Royal Abjar Hotel
Te Wharehou O Tuhoe

The tribal headquarters for Tuhoe (Te Uru Taumatua) incorperates a meeting hall, administration building and solar panel support structure.

Pak'n Save Petone

Carpark canopy. Rapid and competitive design.

Queen Salote Memorial Hall

An impressive public assembly building in cyclone prone region.

Eat Street Rotorua

Walkway canopy in central Rotorua. Provides shelter to several bars and restaurants.

70x120m industrial building

Propped glue-laminated timber portal frames with plywood moment resisting knee joints (site nailed).

Multibay Industrial Frames

Multibay industrial frames with 30m clear spans.

Ruby\'s Restaurant

Iconic water-side dining.

Te Waka O Maori

Deconstrucble Waka for the 2012 Rugby World Cup.

Fujairah

Complex 3D lattis frame and pergola.

Hotels and recreational centres

  • Royal Hong Kong Jockey Club
The Grand Hyatt Hotel

Four 34m Structural \"Boat Hulls\" provide structural support to timber glass roof system.

Royal Abjar Hotel

Intricate 3-dimensional arch form roof in traditional style with concealed connections.

Jebel Ali - Recreation Centre

A - frame recreational resort utilising NZ glue-laminated timber for all structural members.

CCCAS Youth Centre

Glue-laminated rafters with end moment fixity to concrete columns. Durability issues for this open walled structure in a cyclone prone coastal environment.

Sports

  • The Grand Hyatt Hotel
Royal Hong Kong Jockey Club

Design requirements included typhoon wind loading and one hour fire resistance rating.

Sports Stadium

Composite structural portal frames utilising concrete columns and glue-laminated rafters to resist tropical cyclonic wind loads.

Aberdeen Stadium - Hong Kong

Curved stadium roof constructed over existing terraced seating.

Majuro Stadium Arches

3 pinned arch roof spanning 60m.

Avondale College - Halberg Gym

35m curved hall frames with nailed plywood portal knee joints.

Churches

  • Avondale College - Halberg Gym
Ma\'ofanga Church

Cathedral Frames with concealed frame joint achieved with epoxy grouted threaded steel rods.

Fale'ula Church, Samoa

Glulam timber frame with collar ties in cyclonic wind zone.

Samoan Methodist Church

Location: Auckland

Constitutional Church, Tonga

Glulam timber pointed arches in cyclonic wind region.

Residential

  • Ma\'ofanga Church
Huia Road

5 storey residential building with hollow round timber panels and low-damage seismic design.

Modular House - Paul Gladman

3D Moment resisting frame.

Quarasina Island - Holiday Chalets

Shell structures.

Bridges

  • TTT Towers
Arad Bay Bridge

Arch pedestrian bridge.

Lake Panorama Bridge

Pedestrian footbridges.

Whangamata Footbridge

Location: Whangamata/ New Zealand

Special

  • Samoan Methodist Church
TTT Towers

Heights up to 40m, designed to withstanding 70m/s wind speeds.

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