The Nelson Marlborough Architecture Awards, the first in a series of regional architectural excellence awards, this week recognised three properties for their sustainability credentials.
The Trafalgar Park Stage 1 Upgrade by Irving Smith Jack Architects, an upgrade of the NMIT Arts and Media Building by Irving Smith Jack Architects Ltd and a West Coast bach designed by C Nott Architects all picked up an award in the Sustainable Architecture category.
“On these three projects the architects had carefully considered the environmental impact and performance of their designs,” said awards jury convenor, architect Virginia Fay. “It was obvious that careful consideration had been to the future life of these buildings, and to ensuring they would be adaptable to future needs.”
Idealog has been covering the most interesting people, businesses and issues from the fields of innovation, design, technology and urban development for over 12 years. And we're asking for your support so we can keep telling those stories, inspire more entrepreneurs to start their own businesses and keep pushing New Zealand forward. Give over $5 a month and you will not only be supporting New Zealand innovation, but you’ll also receive a print subscription and a copy of the new book by David Downs and Dr. Michelle Dickinson, No. 8 Recharged (while stocks last).
Idealog is part of ICG. We work with clients like Woolworths New Zealand, All Good, Huffer, Liquorland, Resene, Citta Design, TVNZ, Spark and FCB on their event activations, in-store, in-office or out-of-home signage, content creation and vehicle wraps.