Wynyard Quarter debuts new eco-tech measurement and analysis app

Auckland’s Wynyard Quarter is attempting to take efficiency, sustainability and resource monitoring to the next level with a new online reporting and tracking platform: Wynyard Quarter Smart.

The impressive-looking website captures and analyses building performance, climate change mitigation, resource efficiency, environmental quality, and transport data, to measure the sustainability credentials of the development and inform

The project is part of a wider effort announced this week that aims to meet ambitious targets for the area.

Waterfront Auckland Chief Executive John Dalzell says the approach is unprecedented in this country in terms of scale and scope and the website’s ability to make the invisible visible is a great first step.

“Influencing building owners, tenants and even visitors to the area to modify their behaviour in the interest of sustainability is no mean feat but with a great design that brings Wynyard Quarter Smart to life, the website provides the right vehicle to make complex data sets easily digestible by everyone.”

The website was created by digital agency Method Studios, and is believed to be the first of its kind in the country.

The first real-time data sets are coming from live pedestrian data in public spaces and sensors located in the refurbished Lysaght building, the planned cornerstone of ‘the Grid’, Wynyard Quarter’s soon-to-be innovation precinct. More data will follow as buildings and assets are completed.  

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