B302 Science Centre - University of Auckland

B302 Science Centre

ClientUniversity of Auckland
LocationCnr Symonds St & Wellesley St, Auckland
SectorTertiary Eduction
Value$100m plus
Area22,000 m2 Gross Floor Area (GFA)
CompletionJuly 2016

Project Description

A significant and strategic building for the University of Auckland Faculty of Science, this 11-storey development is located on their City Campus site. The Science Centre provides accommodation for the executive and administration functions of the Faculty of Science, as well as research and academic functions the School of Environment, Departments of Psychology and Chemistry, Department of Computer Science.

Precon’s Role

Geoff Horne was the Design Manager throughout the design phase and Precon throughout the Developed Design, Detailed Design and Tender/IFC phases of this project located on a challenging inner city site. Key issues included establishing key staging considerations and enabling work packages, demolition strategy and managing Early Contract Involvement for key trades such as fa├žade procurement and buildability.