The first Hayward College refurbishment project toolbox talk for 2019 took place outside in the brilliant Dunedin sunshine. Between 120-140 people are on site everyday to ensure this project is handed over to the University of Otago in time for the students arrival.
By Logic Group Business, Client, Education, Residential Jan 01, 2019
A huge thank you to all our Contractors for the heroic effort put in over the Christmas break. We had 70-80 workers on site every day, except 25th and 26th December, working through to the 31st December 2018 and starting again at 6:30am on the 3rd January 2019. Contractors: Foley Plumbing and Mechanical. Aotea Electrical,[…]
Great to see the indoor/outdoor flow at Hayward College this morning during the Toolbox meeting.
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 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[…]
By Logic Group Business, Commercial, Education Nov 20, 2018
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[…]
By Logic Group Education, Residential Nov 12, 2018
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[…]
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[…]
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.
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.
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 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 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[…]
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[…]
By Logic Group Community, Education, Facilities Management, Uncategorized Oct 23, 2017
Logic Group have been engaged by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Dunedin to undertake Building Warrant of Fitness (BWOF) and Health and Safety auditing on their 27 integrated schools in Otago and Southland. This involves assisting with streamlining the BWOF process, reviewing current contracts and providing a greater level of reporting to ensure the Diocese’[…]
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[…]
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[…]