Museum & Art Gallery


Location: Apia, Samoa

Client: Combined Christian Church of Samoa

Architect: Sekta Architects

Structural Engineer: Jones Gray Partners LTD

Builder: Arrow International

Products Used: Curved Laminated rafters, Curved Trusses

Date: Summer 2010

Our Challenge

The project called for tight delivery times and accurate pre-cutting and slotting of the curved timbers. All components had to be preassembled and checked for accuracy before being coated with 2 coats of stain and packed into containers for shipment.

Our Solution

Techlam supplied all structural laminated components, pre tested for fit and accuracy. Both stages of the project (consisting of the main auditorium and a large colonnade) were seamlessly packaged, shipped and installed.

Set in a world class location, the finished project looks stunning and fits in perfectly with its surroundings.

Client Feedback

“Techlam NZ supplied structural laminated beams into the CCCS in Apia, Samoa. This project was a 2 stage project consisting of the main auditorium and a large colonnade.

The project called for tight delivery times and accurate pre-cutting and slotting of the curved members.

The team at Techlam performed well on this project, delivering the components on time and as specified. I enjoyed working with them and would not hesitate to recommend their company. ”

Jason McCarthy , Project Manager ~ Arrow International (NZ) Limited

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