Passive House Conference 2016

Passive House Conference 2016

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.

Sports Facility Design

Sports Facility Design

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 Lighting WINS at the IESANZ Lighting Awards for 45 Queen Street

S&T Lighting WINS at the IESANZ Lighting Awards for 45 Queen Street

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

Wellington Architecture Week

Wellington Architecture Week

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.

At the forefront of Environmentally Sustainable Design

At the forefront of Environmentally Sustainable Design

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.

Civic Administration Building – Endless Possibilities

Civic Administration Building – Endless Possibilities

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.

Contemporary Technology in Education

Contemporary Technology in Education

Mind Lab in conjunction with CEFPI and Makers of Architecture recently hosted an event on Contemporary Technology in Education.

S&T Staff Movements

S&T Staff Movements

Ken Stanton, Pierre van Tonder, Tony Rowell, Daryl Austin, Jason King

Protecting our night skies

Protecting our night skies

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.

Kahurangi School wins ‘commendation’ at the CEFPI Australasia Awards

Kahurangi School wins ‘commendation’ at the CEFPI Australasia 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.

Introducing S&T Taranaki

Introducing S&T Taranaki

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.

Canterbury Rebuild Safety Charter

Canterbury Rebuild Safety Charter

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.

Clever lighting streamlines our workflow between disciplines

Clever lighting streamlines our workflow between disciplines

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.