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[…]
The roof, and windows are now in place, with work approximately 1 week ahead of schedule. Currently the sub-trades are well into the first fix. The doors have arrived, and are being installed.
The Mercy Hospital Car park was completed and handed over on 10th August 2018. On Saturday 11 August, at 9.30am, it was officially opened with a walk-in preview and blessing.
The new car park at Mercy Hospital is in its last two weeks of construction. The final of the concrete slabs are being poured this week.
External condition surveys were undertaken this week for the Dunedin City Council. Heritage Architects, Structural Engineers and a Stonemason consultant were lifted over and around the Dunedin Town Hall and Municipal chambers assessing the building structure. Reports are due soon.
Its all go on site at Otago Polytechnic Trades Centre in Cromwell. The steel portals are being lifted into place. The programme remains on track for completion at the end of October 2018.
Luca Burton (daughter of one of our Project Manager’s -Tony), has been awarded the 2018 Otago Girls High School Board of Trustees Year 9 sports scholarship. The scholarship is in recognition of her outstanding achievement and participation in school related sports activities and for regularly displaying the school’s core values. Also in the picture is[…]
“Ashburton District Council has today announced the appointment of Logic Group as the Project Manager for the Council library and administration building project”… Read More
Framing is now being erected and should be completed by 29th June. The trusses arrive on site next week. It’s looking good!
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!
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.
The successful drilling of the new stormwater pipe route under Marinoto Clinic and the pouring of the Grid C concrete beam have been recently completed. Our attention now turns to the installation of the concrete beams and flat slabs. The car park is on track to be completed late July 2018.
By Logic Group Education, Residential Jun 05, 2018
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.
The slab preparation, block laying and drainage complete. Last week we celebrated the first pour of 3. Frost protection has been addressed by laying polystyrene slabs on top of the new concrete foundations.
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[…]
“At 6000 sq m, the $22 million Te Pa Tauira is the largest timber-framed structured building by height and volume in New Zealand.” … Read More:
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[…]
The rain over the last few days has turned the Mercy Hospital Car Park site into a lake! It took three pumps working flat out to get rid of excess water so they could carry on with the construction.
Good progress is being made on the new Mercy Hospital car park. There will be 96 car parks once the development has been completed. The majority of the excavation is now complete and the installation of the under-slab stormwater pipework has progressed. This project has a completion date of 31st July 2018.
The Logic Group team met over the weekend at Flaxes Retreat for their annual Southern Championship. A scavenger hunt was organised – divided into 3 sections, items to find (and bring back), photos to be taken and riddles to solve. The event had 5 teams dressed as prisoners, Mexicans, surgeons, nerd uber drivers and airline pilots[…]