Education Property Award Winner: University of Otago/Te Whare Wānanga o Otāgo Faculty of Dentistry

It is with great pleasure we announce this year’s winner of the Greenstone Group Education Property AwardUniversity of Otago/Te Whare Wānanga o Otāgo Faculty of Dentistry, Dunedin.

This 7.5-year project created a new home for the New Zealand’s national centre of dentistry – the University of Otago Faculty of Dentistry. Its central city dental teaching hospital and research institute attracts about 3000 people daily. Digitally integrated, state-of-the-art facilities in a refurbished heritage building and a new dental teaching hospital, with a linking atrium at its heart, will meet needs for 50 years.

This highly complex, staged redevelopment is a major investment in Otago, a commitment to excellence in dental education and research, and a pledge to keep providing attractively priced dental treatment that recognises patients’ vital role in teaching students.

Owner / Developer: University of Otago/Te Whare Wānanga o Otāgo
Construction: Leighs Cockram Joint Venture
Architects: Jasmax, Brewster Hjorth Architects, Parker Warburton Group Architects
Service & Mechanical Engineer: Aurecon
Structural Engineer: Beca
Quantity Surveyor: Chas E George & Sons Ltd
Project Manager: Aurecon Advisory
Heritage Consultant: Salmond Reed Architects
Façade Engineer: Mott MacDonald

Other winners in this category

  • Diocesan School for Girls Performing Arts Centre, submitted by MPM Projects Ltd
  • Manukau Institute of Technology – TechPark Campus, submitted by Haydn & Rollett, Manukau Institute of Technology
  • New Shoots Children’s Centre Kerikeri, submitted by Collingridge and Smith Architects (UK) Ltd
  • Te Raekura Redcliffs School, submitted by The Building Intelligence Group
  • The University of Auckland Park West, submitted by University of Auckland
  • Eccles Building, submitted by University of Otago / Te Whare Wānanga o Otāgo
  • Giraffe Early Learning Centre, submitted by Collingridge and Smith Architects (UK)
  • Stonefields School, submitted by Greenstone Group

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