Kerikeri New Shoots Childcare Centre - Techlam | ArchiPro

Kerikeri New Shoots Childcare Centre

  • Location: Kerikeri
  • Client: New Shoots Children's Centre
  • Architect: Collingridge & Smith Architects
  • Engineer: Markplan Consulting
  • Builder: Dave Lenssen Builders
  • Date: 2020

Blending Nature:

Our Challenge:
After partnering with Collingridge and Smith for a couple of Childcare Centre's around the country. Techlam were definitely up for another. This concept for New Shoots Kerikeri looked stunning, with a 4 leaf clover shape incorporating glulam into the roof structure. The project was designed to blend the indoors and outdoors and including natural elements to reflect the environment. Creating a nature focused atmosphere for the children to learn and grow in.

The Techlam Solution:
The completed childcare centre is a stunning structure, with all components cut and slotted on site by the builders, it worked well and was completed on time. This project blurs the line between indoors and outdoors to inspire the children to learn and grow. The wide open doorways and large windows provide natural light to the learning environment. The native Pohutakawa tree in the centre brings it all together.

Products Used:

  1. Timber Roof Components - The roof structure of this childcare centre is all visual glulam beams, cut to size on-site by the builders.
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