Project Forrester : A high security Banking Datacentre
Project Forrester | Auckland | 2008-2009
SK: BECA Design architect, Job architect.
Industrial scale facility for the delivery of business critical banking data services to the Pacific region. Multiple redundancy power supply systems, allowing operations to continue if the local grid fails, or during a volcanic event. The layout of the building was driven by the need to minimise the length of cable runs, and limit noise breakout to the surrounding suburban housing. 100 CCTV cameras keep the facility well monitored. The site includes numerous measures to resist anyone trying to attack the building with a gun, a bomb or a vehicle.
Fast-track design and build programme, including a detailed plan for future expansion of the facility.