The Majestic Centre, an A grade office tower in Wellington, is one of the largest and most complex seismic strengthening programmes ever undertaken in New Zealand.
With a category I heritage building requiring seismic strengthening and a significant new architectural structure together on a landmark site, the project was unique.
Earthquake damage from the February 2011 earthquake closed the Novotel hotel. The seismic reinstatement of the hotel was highly innovative in its approach.
As the first hotel to reopen in Christchurch’s Red Zone, the return of the Ibis hotel was a hugely positive step for Christchurch.
Christchurch Girls High School’s Acland house retains its rich heritage after a careful seismic and redevelopment programme.
Ian Smith is leading our growing team in Christchurch, who are successfully delivering a wide range of new build and seismic strengthening projects.