The use of brick was selected due to its global commonality as a construction material, it also references the building blocks of society and provides superior whole of life costs and low maintenance.
This project involved the alterations to an 1880’s weatherboard home
A new Pakuranga landmark
The design references the maritime context. When a new, modern facility at Napier Port was called for, PMA was engaged to prepare the design build specification, and recommend the project team.
Napier Control Tower
Meticulous attention to detail and choice of materials
Hawke’s Bay Business Hub
Liberal use of timber and ply of varying tones adds warmth
Rotorua Airport – Design Competition Entry
These flanking pavilions [Mokoia] are adorned with vertical timber blades and battens which are representative of the bundles of reeds which Hinemoa used to float across the lake to Tutanekai
A vital link between city and sea. The formation of a new pedestrian lane and retail complex between Marine Parade and Hastings Street has created a much needed link between the city and the sea.
Waimarama Surf Tower
The new Surf Lifesaving tower at Waimarama Surf Lifesaving Club has fused together form and function.
HBAL Rental Car Valets
This project consisted of the re-purposing of an existing aircraft hangar located to the east of ABB facilities, in the HBAL Business Park.
Materiality exposed and accentuated. Once the main entrance to the Post Office for over 70 years, this corner tenancy of the Central Post Office in Napier is now home to a thriving café, and part of Napier’s vibrant café culture.
Public spaces that are functional and proud yet transparent, safe, dignified A courthouse encloses more than mere space. It also serves an independent and impartial social function.
EIT Food & Wine Centre of Innovation
This building celebrates a significant milestone for the EIT
Apartments of ‘loving care and concern’
Christchurch Control Tower
The Christchurch Control Tower acts as the crucial link between the activities of the sky and ground
History preserved and reinvented
EIT Student Amenities
An enhanced multi-purpose facility for students, staff and visitors
Big Save Furniture
Creating a community of users and customers
The retrofit structural skeleton was exposed and exploited as a design feature This adaptive reuse project saw the redevelopment of a derelict historic building in the heart of Ahuriri.
EIT Maori Studies
Providing a symbolic gateway to the campus
The extension clearly defines the transition from old to new. This restoration and addition respects the original early 1900 villa, whilst making this a home for 2015.
Expansion and reorganisation
Refurbished exterior enhances the local streetscape
Ruatoria Hearing Centre
A multi-purpose community facility
Perched on the steep brow of Bluff Hill with uninterrupted southerly views
Defy gravity and exploit the spectacular view
The result of mutual confidence, trust and immense respect
McLean Park Grandstand
The McLean Park Grandstand is the replacement of the old timber structure known as the Harris Stand
Charm reminiscent of colonial school buildings
'Power and productivity for a better world'
Napier Girls’ High School – New Hall Entrance
The result is a multi-functioning series of spaces linked together to unify the entry to the school’s hall
Napier Girls High School – Spencer
Reinforce tradition and unify the surrounding built environment
Napier Girls High School – Hague
A fraction of the price of upgrading an existing building
Superbly sophisticated example of a small scale post-modern building
A collection of seismically 'at risk' nondescript, brick structures on a corner location in Taradale has been replaced with a modern commercial redevelopment.
Ministry for Primary Industry
Three separate worksites merged into one single, flexible space
Hawke’s Bay Today and Monica Loves
A common share alleyway creates a vibrant edge. This project was the amalgamation of multiple parties and a reaction to the requirements of seismic strengthening.
EIT TRADES AND TECHNOLOGY
The EIT Trades and Technology Training Centre was driven from the outset, by the requirement to be environmentally sustainable, as well as the need to support 21st Century Learning Practices in Trades Training.
Precast concrete, steel and plywood provide low maintenance finishes
Once home to the New Zealand branch of the magical Order of Stella Matutina. This category 1 Historic Places Trust once housed the New Zealand branch of the magical Order of Stella Matutina.
Napier Central Post Office
Adaptive reuse architecture
Ohiti Guest House & Stables
Resilient design reflects the brutal honesty of the surroundings