Commercial Design Trends Vol. 34/2C
Whether you’re travelling for work or pleasure, your hotel experience can either make or break your trip. Our market report in this issue looks at the changing world of hotel design – from five star established chains to new lifestyle brands. Plus we see how some of these changes have influenced new hotel properties in Sydney, Auckland and at the Zaha Hadid Architects-designed Morpheus Hotel in Macau.
Given the King’s School Centennial Building’s flexible learning spaces, innovative furniture solutions were required – specialist Furnware was involved from the start Read more
New classroom and music studio building merges individual classes and open-plan learning environments
The welcoming new King’s School Centennial Building looks to its future with fresh architectural thinking in terms of student learning, cross-campus connections and pride of p... Read more
On a facade design where function and aesthetics go hand in hand, the powdercoated Sun Control Overhead Louvres on King’s School Centennial Building are a crowning touch Read more
Waikoukou – the new home of Transpower – results from the merger of existing buildings, seismically upgraded and linked around a bright new six-level atrium Read more
Cascading terraces provide pupils at Chelsea’s Marlborough Primary School with light filled classrooms and expansive outside play and learning areas Read more
Guests at West Hotel activate its facade as their movements, the opening or closing of drapes, or lighting choices animate the room-size windows Read more
When Suncorp New Zealand consolidated its companies over five consecutive floors in Auckland’s Vero Centre, greater flexibility, productivity and connectivity were key drivers for the fit-out Read more
With its X-shaped arrangement for workspaces and box-like form of the research laboratories, the new Synergy building makes an active contribution to organisational changes CSIRO was i... Read more
New Zealand’s brilliant Tui bird provides inspiration for the art-focussed Naumi Auckland Airport hotel Read more
How do you design a hotel to successfully meet all the requirements of investor, operator and guests?
Aedas Interiors executive director Greg Farrell – project designer on Auckland’s M Social – gives a designer and frequent guest perspective Read more
The Naumi Auckland Airport Hotel offers guests a private, niche environment that celebrates art, quirkiness and reflects the colours of the New Zealand Tui bird in Resene paints Read more