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

Work continues on finishing the O Block extension ahead of the planned completion date next month. Window joinery and glazing installation is continuing – along the ground floor corridor it should be brighter and more pleasant with glazing going in meaning some of the construction hoardings were been removed.

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

Work continues to go well at Otago Polytechnic.  The milestone of completing the roof on the second wing of the new O Block extension is in sight, with the new roofing iron on the main roof section now complete. Wall framing will continue along the last structural steel installation in the coming week.

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

Great to see the progress at the Cromwell Otago Polytechnic Campus.    With the handover this Wednesday – that leaves time to move in equipment before the start of the school year. Please use the link below to read the full story in the Otago Daily Times. https://www.odt.co.nz/regions/central-otago/polytech%E2%80%99s-12m-glasshouse-almost-ready

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

Today we participated in the Art of Performance Tour, a dynamic driving experience that got us behind the wheel in some of the  latest Jaguar range of vehicles, for a hands on introduction into the raw mix of power, performance and agility. Our senses were excited during three different driving experiences, the Jaguar Smart Cone[…]

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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

Logic Group recently sponsored a Property Council event on site at the Otago Polytechnic. 40 plus people were taken on site to review the student accommodation project progress, and learn more about the sustainability functions of the building.   Afterwards Sam Cadden (Logic Director) answered questions at the Polytechnic Hub.

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.