Sustainability was a core focus for this project, targeting a 5 Star Green Star rating. The design narrative was to create a space to nurture new ideas and bring life-giving solutions to people in need around the world. The manufacturing space was designed with tight temperature, humidity and pressurisation control.
CLIENT BRIEF/PROJECT CHALLENGES
The Fisher and Paykel Healthcare (F&PH) Building 4 facility is the fourth building on the campus with a similar mix of facilities to the previous three building, including: labs/workshops, open plan office space, office support spaces, cafeteria, commercial kitchens, manufacturing and distribution centre. The building has a very ambitious energy target for the office space of 100kWh/m².
Flexibility and functionality of space has been very important and integral to how F&PH operate as a business. As such the building services serving the building are designed in a manner to allow this. This is most important within the manufacturing and laboratory spaces where plant and equipment constantly move as processes and projects develop and change.
The bespoke and innovative design has been developed to achieve targeted Five Star Green Star rating. The building features include high performing building envelope, smart lighting control, low environmental impact refrigerants, rainwater harvesting system and many other sustainable solutions.
The Practical Completion has been achieved during the Level 4 Covid-19 lockdown. The team managed to quickly respond to the changing environment and achieve required outcome within Clients desirable timeframe.