Architecture
has a social
responsibility
beyond the
building, client
& architect

Athfield House

Wellington

Tel. +64 4 499 1727

105 Amritsar Street
Khandallah
Wellington 6035
PO Box 3364
Wellington 6140

Christchurch

Tel. +64 3 377 2007

65 Cambridge Terrace
Christchurch 8013
PO Box 3724
Christchurch 8140

Auckland

Tel. +64 9 379 7331

Level 2
26 Lorne Street
Auckland 1010
PO Box 68060
Wellesley Street
Auckland 1141

University of Canterbury Rehua
14.41

Ideas that
change

People &
Place

University of Canterbury Rehua
14.41

University of Canterbury Rehua

The Rehua building at University of Canterbury, provides a vibrant multi-level community hub in the heart of the Ilam campus, bringing together the University Centre for Entrepreneurship, the Executive Development Programme, Health & Human Development, and relocating the College of Education from the DovedaleCampus.

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Why we practice
architecture.

We began working together in 1968. Every day, we make architecture that responds with spirit and ingenuity to the pressing challenges of our time: the need for sustainable design, quality housing, public spaces that reflect the community, and genuinecollaboration.

Athfield Architects

Our team is a close-knit group of specialists in architecture, interior design, urban planning and landscape architecture. Over the last half-century the practice has pioneered a sustainable approach to architecture through a strikingly wide and original range of work from urban masterplans, to public infrastructure, civic and cultural buildings, offices and workplaces, and privatehousing.

Civic
Minded

Picton Library
15.37

Elegant
Environmentalism

15.37

Waitohi Whare Matauranga Picton Library

Waitohi Whare Matauranga, the Picton Library and Service Centre, draws on town's nautical history  and offers the community a central civic facility, combining the library, service centre, community spaces and a pocketpark.

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The
spaces

Kumutoto Site 10

in
between

Kumutoto Site 10
13.09

Kumutoto Site 10

The Kumutoto Precinct is a pivot point of the Wellington Waterfront. Site 10 is central to the intersection between city, port, andwaterfront. 

A transition zone between the working port and the public domain, the development activated a tired, windswept car park.

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