The new 725m2 library will provide a variety of appropriately scaled spaces to suit the myriad of uses for a modern building. These include community meeting spaces, smaller meeting rooms, intimate study nooks, window seats, a children’s collection area, access to local council information and services, study spaces and desks, and staff facilities. The new building is proposed to incorporate su
Steel Pencil is undertaking the architectural and structural detailing on the State Thomas Apartments project. The State Thomas project is located in Dallas, Texas, in the exclusive and historic State Thomas neighbourhood. The project will include a 210-unit building with five levels of wood-framed construction above a concrete podium and sub-grade parking garage. Additionally, State Thomas will f
In a unique collaboration, the $5.3m Wildbase Recovery centre, a worlds first, will be built and owned by Palmerston North City Council and co-managed by Massey University’s Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences. Together, they are working alongside Department of Conservation, Rangitane o Manawatu and Rotary. This dual-purpose facility will allow an improved rehabilitation exp
The Ministry of Health has today awarded Steel Pencil the construction modelling for Stage 1 of Christchurch’s $650m Burwood Hospital Redevelopment. Health Minister Tony Ryall said “it was one of the biggest and most complex hospital building projects in the history of the country's public health system. The rebuild will go a long way to take the pressure off Canterbury health services and s
Steel Pencil is awarded the construction modelling for the new Te Awahau Medical Centre in Foxton, NZ. The soon to be constructed centre will be built on the land between Manawatu College and the Foxton Returned Services Association.
The Kilmore Street Medical Centre is a new three storey building in the Christchurch central business district. The building contains operating theatres, day stay facilities and consultant rooms for a range of medical practices. Steel Pencil provided the construction modelling and shop drawings for the structural steelwork.
An old supermarket in Levin was perfectly located to convert into an expanded public library, and the extra space allowed for a whole raft of community facilities to be included, all on a shoestring budget using local contractors and sub-contractors. Good team work and collaboration by all resolved issues as they arose to produce a superb place of learning. NEW ZEALAND COMMERCIAL PROJECTS AWARD
The new specialist centre as part pf the private hospital caters for a wide range of specialist areas. The hospital can now carry out 4000 - 4500 procedures a year due to the new premises.