Practical Completion for the second stage of the Vogel building refurbishment was achieved by Mainzeal's team recently, marking the last significant milestone in the redevelopment of the Vogel Integrated Campus. This project for AMP Capital Properties has reinvigorated a tired MoW office building, complimented with a bright new atrium and a new office annex providing office space with very few columns in the workspace.
CCM recently worked with Hutt Hospital on an innovative scheme to construct a clip-on temporary operating theatre suite while the Hospital built its new theatre complex. This project enabled the client to save cost in rental of external facilities, and provided an asset which could be on-sold at the end of the theatres’ useful life.
We brainstormed a plethora of ideas on amazing feats of nature as a designer and how nature relates to the discipline of architecture. One of the most interesting ideas to emerge was the Social Weaver bird of Africa. In this video Dr Richard Attenborough describes the amazing attributes of the weaver birds.