Wanganui Chronicle Office Building
BPL Group designed this building which was first used as an office for Harcourts, it is now the Wanganui Chronicle Office.
This building is approximately 250m2 in ground floor area and 180m2 in first floor area.
The main design feature of this building was the rounded glazed wall towards the street intersection and the sloping glazed structure above. A specially designed steel frame and connections were used to support this without imposing on the aesthetics of the building.
Key features used in this design are:
- Concrete Foundations
- Steel Framing
- Precast Concrete Wall Panels
- Dimond Hi-bond Concrete Floor
- Roof Bracing