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NZ Chapter - Greenfield Innovation – learning and a sense of place - Te Uho o te Nikau

  • 22 October 2020
  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (NZDT)
  • Te Uho o te Nikau Primary School 221 Flat Bush School Road Auckland, Auckland 2016

Join us on a tour of Te Uho o te Nikau Primary School, in Flatbush.

School Principal, Melissa Bland and ASC Architect's Aaron Hills will present the strategies and results of this new school learning environment.

As part of the Ministry of Education’s PPP3 Schools Project ASC Architects were required to produce a Primary School design to be built on three separate sites, with the potential for the same design to be provided on even more sites in the future. This required a design response that was flexible enough to be used across a range of individual site contexts and adaptable enough to be able to individually reflect the unique qualities of each school’s place, culture and context.

The spatial framework for the overall design of Te Uho o Te Nikau was the establishment of a central courtyard at the heart of each school, a Community Axis linking key activity nodes, and a strong civic presence to the main street frontage, created by the position of the administration/ library building. A separate cultural narrative for each school was also developed to inform planning and the design of signage, building graphics and the landscaping for each central courtyard.

Images courtesy of Project Story.

The event starts at 5:00pm with networking time, followed at 5:30pm by the presentations and a tour of the new facilities.

Refreshments will be provided.


- All non-LENZ members - $20.

- Learning Environments New Zealand members - free.

To book tickets please follow the link HERE

Members please e-mail nzadmin@a4le.org.nz for the promotional code to access your ticket discount.

* If you are interested in becoming a Member and enjoying our events and excellent networking opportunities without charge please send a message to nzadmin@a4le.org.nz

Registered Architects can apply for 15 CPD points for attending this event - (75% design, 25% core professional development)

At our face-to-face events, LENZ will be following NZ Government guidelines.

LENZ ask you to not attend the event, if you are feeling unwell, reflecting the “Stay home if you’re sick” best practice policy.

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