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Holmes shortlisted for two IStructE awards

We’re celebrating two of our projects announced on the shortlist for ‘the world champs of structural engineering’ – the Institution of Structural Engineering’s annual awards. Waikato’s stunning Perry Bridge and the Airways Control Tower at Wellington Airport are both in the running for the awards, announced in November in London. You can view all the shortlisted entries right here.

Majestic Centre in the news

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.

Majestic and Arts Centre Commendations

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.

Arts Centre of Christchurch celebrates gold

The Arts Centre of Christchurch is celebrating its gold at the ACENZ Innovate Awards 2017. A great client to work with and an amazing and challenging project. Check out the Arts Centre press update here: https://www.artscentre.org.nz/events/gold-award-for-arts-centre/

Holmes claims gold in the ACENZ Awards

We entered four of our Holmes projects in the ACENZ Innovate Awards this year, and we were lucky enough to collect four awards. Len Lye got a merit award, Aurora and Majestic both got silver, and the Arts Centre of Christchurch scored gold (one of just five golds awarded nationwide).

Holmes shortlisted in IStructE Awards 2017

We’re excited to announce that two of our great projects have been shortlisted in what many call the ‘World Championships of Structural Engineering’. The Majestic Centre is shortlisted in the Extreme Conditions, Sustainability, and Outstanding Value categories, and Block C of the Arts Centre is shortlisted in the Structural Heritage and Extreme Conditions categories. No shortage of volunteers to head to London for the award ceremony … check out the shortlist here.

Winner – Tekla Global BIM Awards!

the-warehouse-1We’re delighted to announce that our awesome BIM/drafting team has achieved international recognition – winning the ‘Best Industrial Project’ category at the Tekla Global BIM Awards. No shortage of volunteers to go and collect the award in Warsaw! Take a look here.

Christchurch construction industry liquidations

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In this article, Holmes CEO, John Hare, talks about the number of construction companies closing down in Christchurch. You can read the full article here.

Stranges building wins Supreme Award

stranges-buildingThe Stranges building, on the corner of Lichfield and High streets in Christchurch, has won the Supreme Award at this year’s Christchurch Civic Trust Awards. The building, one of the first to be completed in the inner city since the earthquakes, is a strong and compelling design from architects Sheppard and Rout – with structural designs from Holmes Consulting Group. An iconic project we’re proud to have worked on.

Holmes wins Innovation category at RTC 2013

arts-centre-internal-revitHolmes Consulting Group’s groundbreaking use of Revit has seen them take away the top prize in the Innovation category at the 2013 Australasian Revit Technology Conference (RTC) held in Auckland recently.

Drawing attendees from as far afield as the United States, Singapore and Australia, this is the ninth year the RTC has run, giving Revit users the opportunity to learn from some of the world’s top instructors and industry experts. Read more