A new lease of life for the Estuary Arts Centre, Orewa

Key Services

Our team of Structural Engineers worked for the Auckland Council, together with Pacific Environments, on the assessment of existing structural elements and the provision of retrofit options for the redevelopment and extension of the Estuary Arts Centre. Services provided included the following:

  • Detailed review of the original building consent drawings and design calculations for the structural elements.
  • Onsite investigation of as-built arrangements and detailed inspection of the lower and upper roof.
  • Prepared independent calculations to verify the adequacy to building code requirements.
  • Developed retrofit options for structural elements and took the preferred option to building consent.
  • Prepared a fire and emergency lighting report based on C/AS2 as part of the building consent package.
  • Arranged a QS cost estimate on structural remediation with a lump sum bill of quantities for contractor pricing.
  • Undertook construction monitoring and prepared PS4 on completion.