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We are delighted that McCahon Artist’s Residence made Urbis’ Hot Houses list for dream spaces from the last two decades. Photo by Patrick Reynolds

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Beautiful frame for our hybrid prefab housing cluster on Waiheke. First two buildings up in a few days. 4 more to go!

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We are delighted that Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom in Foxton has won another award, this time the international NEC Project of the Year 2018 for the strong collaborative approach which procured the building.

Congratulations in particular to the Project Manager Marc Palmer for overseeing this contract so successfully.

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Located at the foot of a cliff, right on the beach is the recently completed Onetangi Beach House. Photos by Jackie Meiring 1802-BOSSLEY-Onetangi Hse__ 11802-BOSSLEY-Onetangi Hse__ 361802-BOSSLEY-Onetangi Hse__ 64

We are delighted with the video that Archipro have produced of the house we recently completed on the Omarino development in the Bay of Islands

Congrats to Az James and Workshop e on winning  the Museum Project Excellence Award  for Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom at the NZ Museum Awards.

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The Project Excellence Award is presented for an outstanding museum or gallery project that contributes to best practice in the Museum sector in Aotearoa New Zealand and demonstrates excellence, relevance, innovation and vision. The judges said, “The award went to the visionary Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom, in Foxton. This project was developed through a ground-breaking three-way cultural partnership. The result is a feeling of real community ownership for the centre.”

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A media release about Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom winning the Public Architecture Award on Friday has been published on the Horowhenua District Council. You can read the annoucement here 

 

 

We are delighted that the Library /Museum/Community facility project recently completed in Foxton has just be rewarded by the NZIA. The complex project which houses the public Library, a Maori Gallery, a Dutch Gallery, and community facilities has made a welcome impact on the life of the local township. The judges citations reads:

” It is the result of a decade of politicking, but the impact of this wholly appropriate and apparently simple stroke of genius on the town of Foxton has been immense. The architects have “suspended a waka in a Mitre 10 shed”, and in doing so created a community hub around the iconic Windmill, Whare Manaaki and Flax-strippers Museum – bringing iwi and Netherlands’ histories together across a library and connecting the main street town centre back to the river. This project showcases the best of what architecture can contribute to our communities.”

Many thanks to wonderful input from the Horowhenua District Council team and all the volunteers, consultants and contractors, the majority of whom were locally based.

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Bossley Architects is proud to be a founding partner in the Diversity Agenda.  Learn more about the initiative here and how you can be part of the movement to create more gender-diversity within the Engineering and Architecture profession.

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Pete was recently interviewed about the future of Auckland by Alexia Russell from the newsroom. You can read the article here 

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