Preparing bright minds for any future

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Steve Gracey


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Innovative design and delivery lay the foundations for creativity, collaboration and new teaching, learning and research experiences – as the projects vying for the Greenstone Group Education Property Award at the 2021 New Zealand Property Industry Awards demonstrate.

Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) is honoured to have provided commercial certainty towards the following projects.

1. Eccles Building, Dunedin

“Care of animals, and protecting the university’s investment in research, was foremost in the building’s design.” Chris Haines

2. Stonefields School, Auckland

“Innovative spaces and advanced technology come together in this exciting educational project that keeps pace with a growing population.” Chris Haines

3. Wellington East Girls College

“The redevelopment of the school incorporates the most up-to-date ideas on learning and support environments within a heritage setting.” Tony Sutherland

4. University of Auckland Park West

“As universities evolve to meet the challenges of the 21st century, this fit-for-purpose facility is enhancing the health of local, national and global communities through excellence in teaching, research, service and engagement.” Chris Haines

5. University of Auckland Student Union Buildings. B311-B312

“The project successfully combined modern strengthening techniques with traditional artisan approaches to match the existing heritage fabric.” Hamish Dackers

These projects are among 109 projects vying for the 2021 Property Council New Zealand Rider Levett Bucknall Property Industry Awards on 24 November.