University of Auckland Project wins a Gold at New Zealand Commercial Project Awards

boyle-building-uni-of-aucklandThe New Zealand Commercial Project Awards have awarded the Central Plant and Boyle Building – Auckland Medical School, Auckland a Gold Award.

Holmes Consulting Group provided the structural design for the Boyle Building, part of the $100m upgrade to the facilities located on campus. We worked with partners Fletcher Construction, Rider Levitt Bucknall, Jasmax and Beca, with Beca providing services on the project.

John Hare receives prestigious award

john-hare-bwJohn Hare, a Technical Director at Holmes Consulting Group and principal engineer at Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) has won the prestigious Fulton-Downer Gold Medal – President’s Award granted by the Institution of Professional Engineers – New Zealand (IPENZ).

John was also made a Fellow of IPENZ (FIPENZ), which is defined by IPENZ: These membership registers include Professional Members that IPENZ recognises as having made a substantive contribution to the development of the engineering profession, its practices or IPENZ itself. Read more

Holmes Culley wins for Presidio Seismic Retrofit

presidio-1Holmes Culley, our sister company in San Francisco,  was on the winning team for the U.S. National Historic Landmark Presidio Buildings 101 & 103.

The client is The Presidio Trust and the lead architectural designer is BAR Architects of San Francisco. The project cost $20.1M US and is LEED-Gold certified. Read more