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Orewa by Collingridge and Smith Architects

macintype_dev 18 April 2014

An unusual brief for an office / warehouse presented us with a unique opportunity to reinterpret the bland tin shed and Alucobond block so common in NZ. Stacking the office on two levels allowed us to maximise site area for parking and future development, but presented a disconnect in volume with the one storey warehouse. Separating the two and placing an entrance canopy between helped, but through one simple move (a twist!), a bland warehouse and office was made into a work of architecture. At… Read More on Facebook…

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