Contemporary Architecture


from Weekend Herald 26 May 2001. North Shore Times 2003, NEW ZEALAND ARCHITECTURE By Peter Shaw


North Harbour Stadium
   Oteha Valley Road Albany, North Shore City, Auckland/1998

 Used Harbour Function Centre and ASB Bank Lounge.


Landmark Clear Center
 Smales Farm, Takapuna, North Shore City, Auckland/1999

 The Clear building is a new head office building for Clear Communications. The building comprises two curved six storied blocks each with 1,500 floors together forming a single development with an overall gross floor area of 18,000 . The two blocks form a sweeping curve in plan and are interconnected by a six storey atrium containing bridges, stairs and escalators. Architect by Steven McCracken. Rothesay Bay house & Clear Center in smales Farm are in the running to be named best designed in the country. They are northern region finalists in the NZ Institute of Architects-Resene Architecture Awards. from Northshore Times Advertiser, 7 March 2000


Byron Tower
    Takapuna, Auckland

 Built by McMillan Lockwood-an exxample of McMillan and Lockwood's expertise in prestigious commercial construction.


Bruce Mason Center
    Hurstmere Rd. Takapuna, North Shore City, Auckland

 Internatinal performing arts, exhibition and conference center in Takapuna, North Shore City. Ideally located in the heart of Takapuna, this impressive venue offers views out to Rangitoto Island and the Hauraki Gulf, just a minute's walk. The center is named after the world acclaimed playwright Bruce Mason who spent his formative years on northern shores.


Specialist Medical Center
    181 Shakespears Rd. Milford, North Shore City, Auckland

 Near North Shore Hospital.  


Albany Campus, Massey University
    Albany North Shore City, Auckland/1998

 Spanish style modern construction front of Albany Mega Center.


The Sentinel
    Takapuna, North Shore City, Auckland/2008

 Located centre of Takapunapa commercial area-30th floors and 117 rooms. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 5 August 2008.


Sylvia Park Shopping Mall
    286 Mt.Wellington Highway, Mt.Wellington, Auckland/2005


 Photo by Byunguh Yu on 26 July 2008.


Auckland International Airport
    Manukau City, Auckland


 Part of 2nd level Pier A was architect by Stephenson & Turne, Prime Consultant by BECA, Contractor by Hawkins Construction on Feb 2006. Photo by Byunguh Yu(#1/1 January 2003, #2/24 June 2005, #3,4/6 March 2006).


Auckland Botanic Gardens
    Manurewa Manukau, Auckland

Opened in February 1982. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 27 February 2007.


The Conservatory
    Manukau City, Auckland


 Photo by Byunguh Yu on 2002.


Manukau City Council
    Manukau City, Auckland


 Photo by Byunguh Yu on 2005.


Zealandia Sculpture Garden
    138 Mahurangi West Rd. Warkworth, Rodney District, Auckland


 45 minutes from downton to north, open-studio sculpture garden displaying prominent artist, Terry Stringer's work, also features work by Greer Twiss, Chris Booth, Mary-Louise  Brown, plus occasional guest artists. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 8 April 2007.


Snow Plant
    Silverdale, Rodney District, Auckland

 4 season skiing ground near by North Shore CIty. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 17 August 2008.


Glass House
    Arabella Lane, Snells Beach, Warkworth, Auckland

 Architect by Noel Lane in Brick Bay Winery. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 05 March 2011.