Christchurch Central Library


Professional Project
schmidt hammer lassen architects
Christchurch, New Zealand
submission for tender
130,000 sq.ft.

During my time at schmidt hammer lassen architects I was involved in the project development team for the New Central Library in Christchurch, New Zealand. The multi-level program includes community facilities and exhibition spaces additional to functional elements traditionally found in libraries.

Involved at the tendering phase of the project, I was responsible for producing plans, exterior and interior details, as well as scoping drawings at all scales. I was also responsible for revising drawings based on various design changes made to the initial winning scheme as means to reduce cost: an alternate design for the exterior perforated metal cladding; reduction of the overall building footprint; changes to interior architecture and millwork.

images courtesy schmidt hammer lassen architects k/s


Gandhi Habash © 2018