Maori Marae Complex

Maori Marae Complex

Te Manuka Tu Tahi, New Zealand

Status - Completed in 2011

Area - 3,000 sq.m.

Value - 6m AU$

This cultural centre is built on the historic site of the first Maori landing in NZ and includes a Wharenui (Maori temple), a museum and exhibition space, dining areas and ceremonial spaces. All buildings are primarily built on a hardwood skeleton with integrated ESD technologies such as roof top solar panels, passive ventilation, triple glazed Low-E glass panels and skylights and thermal mass elements.

Project Architect/Co-designer - Vikram Saraph (for DWP-AU)