As part of a successful business case, we worked with the Ministry of Education and Mana College on a series of options to demonstrate how an existing secondary school can be transformed on a relatively modest budget.
An extensive study was completed into the condition of the existing buildings. Options were developed to show the potential of this spectacular site overlooking Porirua Harbour, creating a cohesive whole from a mix of new and existing buildings.
The design focused on the key ideas of
Poutama, using steps and terraces to make the most of its site
Appropriate Arrangement of Public and Private Spaces
Clear Circulation/Spine Around a Series of Outdoor Spaces