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Hayward College, Logic Group, Level 4, Forsyth Barr House, 165 Stuart Street Dunedin 9058

Reducing the amount of waste on site at Hayward College has been part of the planning from day one. Timber and metal are being recycled, even the concrete and terracotta is avoiding the landfill and being reused on farm tracks and alike.

Otago Polytechnic , Logic Group, Level 4, Forsyth Barr House, 165 Stuart Street Dunedin 9058

Otago Polytechnic celebrated the opening of its $1.5m redevelopment of its Bannockburn site this week. Students will start using the new facilities in early 2019. This new Trades and Brewery building is the second stage of a two-stage, $3.0m project at the Central Campus.  A $1.5m student accommodation complex opened earlier this year. Click here[…]

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Timber Awards, Logic Group, Level 2, Logic House, 246 High Street, Christchurch 8011, +64 3 349 6260

We are delighted to announce that Te Pā Tauira – Otago Polytechnic Student Village won the XLam NZ Multi-Storey Timber Building Award at the NZ Wood Resene Timber Design Awards 2018 last night! The judges commented that the highly efficient modular layout enabled efficient offsite prefabrication which significantly reduced construction time, minimised waste and reduced cost. They[…]

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Hayward College, Logic Group, Level 4, Forsyth Barr House, 165 Stuart Street Dunedin 9058

Logic Group were recently awarded the Project Management for the Hayward College Refurbishment project in Dunedin. This project involves: • Remove earthquake-prone hollow tile brick partition walls. • Structural Strengthening of other walls and new lift shaft/stairwell structural ties. • Passive fire ratings to achieve a minimum of 60 minute throughout. • Alterations to create[…]

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Logic-Group-Polytechnic-Student-Village, Level 4, Forsyth Barr House 165 Stuart Street, Dunedin

It was great to see the article in the Otago Daily Times today featuring the Te Pa Tauira-Otago Polytechnic Student Village as an innovative example of sustainable construction. Sam Cadden, Logic Group Director discusses some of the challenges during its design and construction. “The driving philosophy was to create a sustainable student accommodation block. This[…]

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Property Council Awards, Logic Group, Level 4, Forsyth Barr House, 165 Stuart Street Dunedin 9058

We had a fantastic night at the Property Council New Zealand Rider Levett Bucknall Property Council Industry Awards 2018 on Friday, with the Otago Polytechnic Student Village project receiving two awards. Excellence, Resene Green Building Property Award Merit, Arrow International Multi-Unit Residential Property Award Well done team!

Otago Polytechnic Central Otago Campus, Logic Group, Level 4, Forsyth Barr House, 165 Stuart Street Dunedin 9058

The slab pour occurred this week for the new Central Campus development at the Bannockburn Road site. Prior to this, the site was blessed by Francie Diver of Alexandra.

Otago Polytechnic Student Village, Logic Group, Level 4, Forsyth Barr House, 165 Stuart Street Dunedin 9058

Sam Cadden was given the opportunity to address the invited guests on Friday 1st June at the official opening of the Otago Polytechnic Student Village. He reported on the building and design features, outlining the sustainable impact of the building. Congratulations Otago Polytechnic for this iconic prototype building.

Otago Polytechnic Student Village, Logic Group, Level 4, Forsyth Barr House, 165 Stuart Street Dunedin 9058

The Otago Polytechnic Student Village has been chosen as a finalist in the 2018 Timber NZ Design Awards, in two categories  Engineering Innovation and Multi-Storey Timber Building. The 2018 Timber Design Awards feature 21st century technology from extensive use of LVL and CLT in homes to multi-storey commercial buildings, this year’s entries for the NZ Wood[…]

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Otago Polytechnic Student Village, Logic Group, Level 4, Forsyth Barr House, 165 Stuart Street Dunedin 9058

The Otago Polytechnic Student Village has been chosen as a finalist in the Property Council New Zealand Rider Levett Property Industry Awards. The building will be judged in three categories, Gib Education Property Award, Resene Green Building Property Award and Arrow International Multi-Unit Residential Property Award. On Friday 15th June, the announcement will be made[…]

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Otago Polytechnic Student Village, Logic Group, Level 4, Forsyth Barr House, 165 Stuart Street Dunedin 9058

The new Otago Polytechnic accommodation was successfully handed over to Campus Living Villages on 11th February 2018. The 231-bed furnished residential village offers fully-catered single rooms (dorms), and self-catered studios (standard or deluxe) and four-bedroom apartments. The Village has been constructed with the environment firmly in mind. Sustainable materials have been used throughout, such as[…]

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Manaaki, Logic Group, Level 4, Forsyth Barr House, 165 Stuart Street Dunedin 9058

The Logic team are making fantastic progress on site at the Manaaki Student Centre. This is an exciting and important project for the Otago Polytechnic as from 5th February 2018, the area will be used to feed at least 120 hungry students (at any one time) that would have moved in next door to the[…]

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Manaaki , Logic Group, Level 4, Forsyth Barr House, 165 Stuart Street Dunedin 9058

Located in the heart of the Dunedin Campus, the Manaaki Student Centre is undergoing renovations.  When the new Otago Polytechnic Student Village opens in February 2018, it will be used as a dining room for 108 hungry students. Not only is the dining room space being increased, but the on-site kitchen, storage and servery areas[…]

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Otago Polytechnic, Logic Group, Level 4, Forsyth Barr House, 165 Stuart Street Dunedin 9058

We are at a critical part of the Otago Polytechnic Student Accommodation project with the setting out of the Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) walls.     The concrete slab for the West Wing is complete and the ground works for the East Wing are well underway. Today the level one floor and common room walls[…]

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Otago Polytechnic Student Village, Logic Group, Level 4, Forsyth Barr House, 165 Stuart Street Dunedin 9058

The polystyrene insulation sheets and steel reinforcing are being secured into place today ahead of the first foundation pour.    It is envisaged that the pour will go ahead tomorrow. Next week will be a busy one on site as the CLT panels will be delivered from Monday onwards.

Otago-polytechnic, Logic Group, Level 4, Forsyth Barr House, 165 Stuart Street Dunedin 9058

700 stone piles for ground stabilisation have been installed for the Otago Polytechnic’s student accommodation building. The laying of the concrete slab will begin this week.   Cross laminated timber panels will be delivered mid January. The structure for the 231 bedroom complex will take 90 days to erect. https://www.odt.co.nz/news/campus/otago-polytechnic/hall-residence-marked-out