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Invercargill Central has been shortlisted for the 2024 Te Kāhui Whaihanga NZ Institute of Architects Southern Region awards. Shortlisted in the Commercial Architecture category, Invercargill Central is an ambitious city centre block redevelopment on the South Island of New Zealand. Designed by Buchan, the expansive 15,137 sqm site has been transformed into a cohesive, masterplanned precinct with […]

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Sonata Apartments

North facing and filled with natural light, each apartment has private access and enjoys spectacular views over Waitemata Harbour, Rangitoto Island and across to the city. The textured polished concrete exterior anchors the building’s fluid form, offset by dark, zinc-coloured windows and door frames, timber eaves and stone paving. Inside, the warm, natural palette continues […]

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Invercargill Central

Buchan has been integral to the ambitious redevelopment of Invercargill’s retail heart, bringing to life the vision brought about by the Southland regional development strategy in 2016 to re-vitalise and regenerate the CBD of Invercargill. The unprecedented redevelopment covering almost an entire central city block will see the urban fabric of the Invercargill CBD reimagined […]

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A first look at the proposed downtown stadium design and urban neighbourhood precinct in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland by our design alliance partners HKS. Buchan is proud to be working with HKS on this Auckland city-shaping project. The consortium’s vision for Te Tōangaroa (Quay Park) includes a 50,000-seat, U-shaped stadium as well as four hotels, bars, […]

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The transformational redevelopment of a CBD block in the New Zealand regional city of Invercargill has brought people back to the city centre and boosted economic growth. Invercargill Central, designed by global firm Buchan, is an ambitious project that occupies an expansive 15,137 sqm city centre block bordered by active streets on four sides. The […]

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Buchan recognised by LFRA

Buchan has been recognised by the Large Format Retail Association (LFRA) for immense contribution to the industry. For more than 25 years Buchan has collaborated with our clients and industry partners to design and develop new concepts in Large Format Retail that have paved the way for a transition from traditional ‘big box’ to lifestyle-oriented […]

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Global design practice Buchan has appointed Sandra Stewart to lead the firm’s growing health and well-being sector. With 30 years of experience across health and mixed-use, Stewart’s focus will be on building exemplar projects across public and private health drawing on her expertise in the growing area of health precincts. Stewart said the opportunity to […]

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