The Christchurch Convention Centre features some exceptional seismic engineering, designed to ensure the structure is robust and resilient in New Zealand’s volatile earthquake environment. In this video, Holmes Technical Director, Bruce Galloway, describes some of the design features of the Centre.
Our hard case colleagues over at Holmes Solutions felt like setting a world record, so they did … for the longest static cycling (spinning) class. 26 hours, 4 minutes, 24 seconds. And now, back to their day jobs!
At Holmes, we know there’s a huge pool of talented people who want to work flexibly. We’ve already got plenty of them on our team, doing great work at all levels of the business. Check it out right here
Good times at the WelTec open day this week, talking to people exploring a potential career in drafting and BIM. If you’re interested in a drafting cadetship at Holmes, you can visit our cadet information pages right here.
We were delighted to see so many of our projects in the NZ Commercial Property Awards – plenty of tin for the trophy cabinet. We’re lucky enough to partner with many of New Zealand’s leading construction companies, architects, project managers and other industry players, and it’s great to see these brilliant projects getting the recognition they deserve. You can check out all of the winners here.
There are some amazing projects on the NZIA’s list of the 10 most transformative projects of the last decade – including no less than 5 we’ve been lucky enough to design. Check out the full list right here.
Following our commendations in the Institute of Structural Engineers’ annual awards, the local media picked up the story and presented a feature on the Majestic Centre’s amazing engineering. You can read the article here.
We’re really pleased to have secured two commendations in the Institute of Structural Engineers’ annual awards, for the Majestic Centre in Wellington, and the Arts Centre of Christchurch. Of course, engineers are just a TAD competitive, so we’re pretty focused on going one better next year … check it out here.
More good news for Holmes and the many people around the business who have contributed to the restoration of the Arts Centre. The Great Hall and Clock Tower have received the Award of Merit in the prestigious UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation. It’s only the fourth time New Zealand buildings have been recognised in these awards, so it’s a huge (and rare) achievement. Here’s the Arts Centre’s press release on the award: www.artscentre.org.nz/events/u…