S&T sent Certified Passive House Designer Cyril Vibert to the 2016 Southern Hemisphere Passive House Conference held at the University of Melbourne. He tells us why Passive House represents the future of the industry, and what he learnt from attending the four day conference.
Murray Robertson, Delisa Lovie, Patricia Han
Designing a learning environment for today, tomorrow, and generations to come…
The greatest sports facilities come out of empathetic partnerships between design consultants and communities. We work with clubs, venue operators, councils, and developers to plan, build and strengthen sports facilities to be used for events, competitions, and venues. Our team are driven, collaborative, and precise in our execution - applying the same qualities a great sports team do.
S&T’s talented Lighting Engineers have once again been recognised by the IES the Lighting Society for their work on the 45 Queen Street Podium Redevelopment Façade. Designed by Ignite Architects and lit-up by Stephenson & Turner Lighting, the 45 Queen Street project team took out the following awards at the recently held IESANZ NZ Chapter Awards Gala Dinner
After years of radio silence, Wellington Architecture Week was brought back to life to celebrate the local built environment. A week of free and accessible events including talks, exhibitions and walking tours that warranted an opportunity for the wider public to engage with architectural professionals.
Stephenson&Turner’s integrated team of architects and engineers strive to design with a sustainable mindset, focusing on minimising a building’s environmental impact while maximising its performance and occupant comfort.
The Civic Administration Building has long polarised public opinion. Once the tallest building in Auckland, it also boasted one of the first steel framed structures to grace the city’s skyline. Some would argue the building is worthy of its soon-to-be heritage status - Others would take great exception to the word ‘grace’ being used to describe what they see as an eyesore with little relationship or consideration to the surrounding urban environment.
Mind Lab in conjunction with CEFPI and Makers of Architecture recently hosted an event on Contemporary Technology in Education.
The incredible Wellington Lux light festival is on! Michael Warwick and Pontus Hammarbäck from S&T Lighting are exhibiting ‘Light Blades’ an interactive display at the entrance to Opera House Lane from Manners Street.
Ken Stanton, Pierre van Tonder, Tony Rowell, Daryl Austin, Jason King
As a child growing up just 300km from the Arctic Circle I was often mesmerised by the Aurora Borealis, the Northern Lights. While walking our dog during freezing winter nights I could not help but stop to look up at the slowly moving fields of colour in the sky – one feel deeply connected to the world and universe while contemplating the outer reaches of space.
Masterton Courthouse has been awarded a ‘Award of Merit’ Award at the New Zealand Property Industry Awards.
Kahurangi School has been recognised with a Coffey Education and Arts Property 'Award of Merit' at the New Zealand Property Industry Awards.
45 Queen Street Podium Redevelopment has been presented with an Award of Merit in the RCG Retail Property Award category.
Naenae College Special Needs Unit has won a Wellington Local Architecture Award and Resene Colour Award in the education category at the NZIA awards.
Kahurangi School has won a commendation at the CEFPI Australasia Awards Program in the Renovation/Modernisation under $2 million category. CEFPI Australasia is a professional association that encompasses individuals, institutions and corporations throughout South East Asia, Australia and the South Pacific involved in the design of learning spaces. Out of the 89 projects that entered, 14 projects received awards and Kahurangi was the only school from New Zealand to receive an award.
Committed to providing high quality specialist consultancy services to our growing clientele base in the regions, S&T is excited to announce the establishment of S&T Taranaki in New Plymouth.
We’ve joined over 150 organisations in making a public commitment to health and safety through the Canterbury Rebuild Safety Charter. Read more information here and watch the video below.
Here at S&T we pride ourselves in not just saying we’re Architects and Engineers but truly functioning as a multidisciplinary practice. Our lighting designers are a cross pollination of Architecture and Engineering and therefore need to have a deep understanding of both the aesthetic and technical elements of light.