A vibrant central city is critical to the recovery of greater Christchurch. The Christchurch Central Recovery Plan provides the framework for redeveloping the city centre, including the identification of key anchor projects needed over the next three years to help the recovery. The Bus Interchange is one of these projects.
Determined by its heritage context and defined by a spatial framework for occupation that can inspire learning.
The only building in Australia to house such an advanced research capability alongside comprehensive undergraduate and postgraduate teaching facilities.
As part of a holistic approach to the well being of both body and mind, the new Centennial Centre combines aquatic and fitness functions with student support, pastoral care and teaching spaces.
The refurbishment and new exhibition design ‘Built on Culture’ celebrates the 40th Anniversary of Independence Day.
A dedicated forum for postgraduate students, academics and visiting practitioners to collaboratively explore concepts and ideas, through discussion, debate and interaction.
Simple and clear arrangement of courtrooms and circulation sequences, the use of natural light, Australian hardwood screens and linings create a welcoming, calm and dignified experience.
The new buildings have been designed to integrate with the gardens and to offer shaded arcades, cloisters and generous undercover gathering spaces for learning and play.
Architectus has designed 778 new beds in self contained multi-bed apartment style accommodation plus new common facilities including meeting rooms, lounge and e-learning areas, retail space and security operations centre.