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Carlaw Park Student Accommodation / Warren and Mahoney

Carlaw Park Student Accommodation / Warren and Mahoney

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  • Architects: Warren and Mahoney
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2014
  • Photographs Photographs:  Simon Devitt
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Resene
  • Client:Carlaw Commercial Ltd
  • Awards:2014 - Property Council of New Zealand Multi-Unit Residential Property Award - Excellence, and named Best in Category
  • Design Architect :Shannon Joe
  • Project Architect:Paul Morrison
  • City:Auckland
  • Country:New Zealand
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Text description provided by the architects. The new University of Auckland student accommodation campus is located at Carlaw Park, adjacent to the Auckland Domain. The student accommodation campus has direct pedestrian connections to one of Auckland’s most beautiful natural parks. With an abundance of generous open space in the Auckland Domain, private open spaces have also been designed between the campus buildings to strengthen the community/student realm for residents.

Floor plan
Floor plan

The proposed Parnell Railway Station behind the campus provides public transportation benefits for the area. The Carlaw Park master plan includes a through site link connecting the CBD to the Railway Station and Parnell Shops – bridging the disconnection from the CBD to Parnell.

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© Simon Devitt

The 433-bed development is designed as self catered, naturally ventilated apartment units in configurations of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom options. At the centre of the campus is a common lounge, study, laundry and games facilities building with car parking at basement level.

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© Simon Devitt

Textured and monolithic concrete panels provide a highly durable, low maintenance system and the natural material appearance is sympathetic to the surrounding Domain context. The façade elements ensure that each building has a high degree of articulation, creating depth and shadow together with a clear reading of human scale and proportion.


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Address:20-24 Nicholls Lane, Parnell, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

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Cite: "Carlaw Park Student Accommodation / Warren and Mahoney" 17 Jul 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/525918/carlaw-park-student-accommodation-warren-and-mahoney> ISSN 0719-8884

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