Air Traffic Control Tower, Wellington Airport

Structural Designer

Holmes Consulting

Client Name

Airways

Location

Wellington, New Zealand

PRINCIPAL CONTRACTOR
Hawkins Construction

ARCHITECT
Studio Pacific

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Set on a challenging site, with poor founding soils, exposure to very high prevailing winds, high seismic loads and possible tsunami inundation, the tower is a critical post-disaster Importance Level 4 (IL4) facility—a vital piece of infrastructure in the event of a disaster - meeting Life Safety objectives in a 2500-year hazard event and Business Continuity objectives in a 500-year hazard.

Judge's comment:

TBC