Vivian Street heritage addition, Wellington
Written by Steven Young   
Friday, 27 January 2012

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Project Name Vivian Street Heritage Apartment addition
     
Project address 105 Vivian Street
    Wellington CBD
     
Client name Steven Pericos
     
Project Manager/designerSteven Young & Associates Ltd Steven Young & Associates Ltd
     
Engineer Steven Young & Associates Ltd
     
Consultants Harry Adam Engineers, Don Thompson Engineers
     
Our role Principal consultant
     
Description of project Vacant office stripped back to structure, strengthened, new facade
    added and totally refurbished
  Type Two sdtorey reinforced concrete building
     
  Size 450 sq metres.
     
  Value Approx $700,000
     
  Date/ 2010
  Construction period  
     
Design features Existing brick wall structure and new timber addition
     
     
Special features Retain existing architectural features and new added façade
     
     
Special requirements Historical Trust heritage building façade
     
     
Our special input Integrating facade, refurbishment and additional floor space.
     
     
What we learned Uneven bricks posed difficulty in construction
    Installation of new structural members could be tricky
     
What would we improve Much more detailed documentation at administration stage

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