The brief called for a modern office environment suitable for a young and energetic organisation, with a fitout to sit comfortably in its heritage base-building. We created a punchy internal reception area leading onto an open-plan office space

Exposed ceiling structure and services create a semi industrial aesthetic to the open plan office space.

Long views are provided through the open plan office which is contained by the surrounding historic street facades.

The historic exterior facades of the Old South British building.

Decortech groved panels form a triangulated ceiling form above the polycarbonate Danpalon wall panels.

Red accents in the splashback, light shades, carpet & furniture bring life to the new open plan kitchen/lunch room.

Horizontal lines of the back-lit polycarbonate wall panels draw visitors towards the timber-lined reception area.

Lower ceilings in the meeting rooms fold up towards the building’s central lightwell providing natural light.

A steel-clad reception counter sits within the warmth of the timber-lined reception area.

17 Feb, 2016

CAAHT Studio Architects was formed in 2009 after having gaining 9 years industry experience working for several of New Zealand's leading architecture practices.

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