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Work done at Bossley Architects 2015 onwards

Park Hyatt Auckland

I’m a latecomer in the team at Bossley Architects working on this project – currently in Detail Design (Sept 2015). And probably for the next two years… until its completed.

Park Hyatt eveing from viaduct

Work on a $200 million luxury hotel on Auckland’s waterfront will start next year after the project was granted resource consent this week. Auckland Council’s Panuku Development Auckland branch made…

Source: Go-ahead for $200m Auckland waterfront hotel – Property – NZ Herald News

BIM : Revit

2015 : Training at Bossley Architects : Ongoing from February

Learning the techniques and procedures for this computer modelling and information system. Revit 2015 running on Windows 8.1, linked to the office LAN. Job files and archives in MS cloud services. Combination of tutorials and answers from trained people in the office, Youtube, and the often overlooked format: paperback tome.

Current project is a small apartment building – coordination with structural and services consultants is done within the model – at this point exchanged via Dropbox. Not as smooth as is possible.

Coatings : Akzo Nobel

2015.05.11 Presentation from technical reps at Bossley Architects : 30mins

Concentrating on coatings for steel in a marine environment. Galvanizing, Zinc Spray and primer paint systems. Steel preparation.


Tanking : Nuplex

2015.06.02 Meeting with Nupex techinical rep at Bossley Architects : 30mins

One of those essential elements of a properly designed basement, lift-shaft or retaining wall… waterproofing ground bearing slab to tilt-slab wall, membranes and caulking. Methodology, substrates preparation, materials. Grace systems (USA) imported to NZ.