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Final piece of the puzzle!

PwC Tower officially open for business! Monday, 27 July 2020 was a momentous occasion for us here at Holmes, as we celebrated the opening of the PwC Tower (part of our project at Commercial Bay). PwC, the main tenants of this incredible structure occupy six floors within the tower, with their open flowing space for […]

60 Major Infrastructure projects to watch

60 Major Infrastructure Projects – handpicked for border exemptions. The Chief Executive of the Road Transport Forum, Nick Leggett, was recently cited as saying “We’ve got to stimulate the economy. We’ve got to get these infrastructure projects built and the reality is we’ve got to import labour”. Overseas workers aren’t automatically approved for a border […]

NZ Wood Timber Design Guide on Post and Beam Construction

Congratulations to Lisa Oliver and Ben White on their recent publication in the NZ Wood Timber Design Guide on Post and Beam Construction! Around the world, the limits of mass timber are being pushed to create exceptional structures. Post and beam buildings suit many applications including commercial, educational, residential, public or institutional. New Zealand is already well […]

NZIA Local Architecture Awards for 2020

Here at Holmes we work collaboratively with a lot of different project partners… …from architects to construction companies, project management firms, property developers, other engineering services, and more! The Te Kāhui Whaihanga New Zealand Institute of Architects (NZIA) is a membership-based professional organisation who represent registered architects and promote architecture in Aotearoa. They have close […]