Designed by Architectus, St Andrew’s College Centennial Chapel is part of a new generation of civic buildings emerging from the earthquake-damaged Christchurch. It replaces its arts and crafts predecessor, but thanks to some careful salvage and reuse, it wonderfully translates the principles of old religious dogmas into future-forward physical spaces.
August 23rd, 2017
Armitage Williams Construction
Holmes Consulting Group
Powell Fenwick Consultants
ICL – Fosnova Venere main pendant
Decortech – Trespa Meteon exterior panels, firesafe MDF panels
Middle Earth Tiles – Sunset red terracotta flor tiles
European Ceramics – Atlantic granite stone tiles
Christchurch Ready Mix – Exterior Aggregate concrete
Thermosash Commercial – Window joinery
Roof Logic – Roofing
VM Zinc – VM Anthra fascia
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