17 Raroa Road, Lower Hutt
Written by Steven Young   
Tuesday, 13 March 2012
17 Raroa Road
Project Name Mudgways 
     
Project address 17 Raroa Road cnr Cornwall Street
     
     
Client name George Mudgway/Genaker Holdings
     
Contractor Geoff Carr Builders Ltd
     
Design Steven Young & Associates Ltd
     
Engineer Steven Young & Associates Ltd
     
Consultants  
     
Our role Principal Consultant
     
Description of project Two-storey office block
     
  Type Concrete frame
     
  Size 400 sq metres
     
  Value $1.5M
     
  Date/ 1987
  Construction period  
     
Design features Curtain wall, hanging garden over carpark
     
     
Special features Glazed stair tower.
     
     
Special requirements At th height of the property boom, buildings needed to have special
    features to attract tenants.
     
     
What we learned There is considerable solar gain from curtain walls.
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 14 March 2012 )