After Trimble Navigation’s Christchurch office was destroyed by a fire in May 2011 following the February earthquake, our Architecture expertise was called upon to design and innovative and bespoke new building.

The WSP building (formerly Opus House) combines next level technology with design excellence to create a landmark resilient building.

The Chinese Methodist Church is a practical response to post-earthquake rebuilds.

Badly damaged in the Canterbury Earthquakes, St Patrick’s Church in Lincoln provides a place of worship for over 200 parishioners. The integration of existing joinery played an important part in the new church’s design.

The Margaret Mahy Family Playground has brought laughter back into the city.

Design and construction complexity of the Christchurch Justice and Emergency Services Precinct was driven by the importance Level 4 (IL4) seismic standard required and the sophisticated bespoke agency requirements. Resilience, acoustic, security, communications, technology and building services requirements achieve standards and an integrated form quite unparalleled in New Zealand.

The apartment building at 118 Bealey Avenue represented an opportunity to be part of the Christchurch rebuild and to help reinforce this important and historically significant Avenue.


Duncan Bright
Architecture Studio Leader - Christchurch
New Zealand