Case Study

Waihinga Martinborough Community Centre

  • Location
    Memorial Square, Martinborough
  • Client
    South Wairarapa District Council
  • Architect
    Warren and Mahoney
  • Structural Engineer
    Holmes Consulting Group
  • Builder
    Rigg Zchocke
  • Date
    2017
  • Awards
    NZ Wood Resene Timber Design Awards, Public Design Finalist

  • Best Award - Public and Institutional Spaces

  • New Zealand Institute of Architecture Wellington Awards - Public Architecture 2019
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A Balanced Design

Our Challenge
To help create an inviting, comfortable and familliar community hub, Techlam was tasked with supplying glulam for a lightweight and open extension to the existing structure.

The Techlam Solution
Using economic kitset glulam roof members and complementary steel componentry, Martinborough’s Community Centre now feels well connected and welcoming - inspiring an already tight-knit community to work together.

Products Used
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Kitset Glulam Roof Components

Kitset glulam roof beams were used to create an open space, along with complimentary black steel connections.

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