Wintec’s Trades and Engineering Facility wins award
The quality of public buildings in the Waikato and Bay of Plenty was recognised on Friday 1 May 2015 at the NZIAs regional architecture awards.
The Wintec Engineering and Trades Facility was Awarded two NZIA Local Architecture Awards on Friday night – winning the Education Category and a Resene Colour Award.
The facility also won the Education Project category and was awarded a gold medal at the New Zealand Commercial Project Awards held on May 8 in Auckland. The award winners – which are selected by the Registered Master Builders Association – represent the best of New Zealand’s commercial property sector.
Wintec’s new Engineering & Trades Facility, project managed by Greenstone Group and designed by Chow Hill Architects, is a new home for 1,000 students is “not just a place to go and learn; it is an integrated part of the learning experience,” said the NZIA jury. The building, designed with its services and structural systems left on display, is a vital tool for aiding student understanding of a working building.
Read more about the project here.