Projects above $50 million category winner
Turanga New Christchurch Central City Library, entry by Southbase Construction
Tūranga- the new Christchurch Central library, entered by Southbase Construction, took advantage of a highly engaged team throughout the project's design and construction, delivering a building that the community will truly enjoy.
The BIM process improved stakeholder engagement and was used as a tool for the Safety in Design review. Consultants and contractors were able to highlight any possible safety issues and remedy them before building.
The project team adopted highly innovative technologies to deliver exceptional outcomes and overcome significant challenges.
“This was a large, complex building with significant challenges. Its highly engaged team used a range of innovative technologies to deliver on time and on budget, providing a fantastic result for New Zealand and a great case study for BIM,” said the judges.