Alan MacDiarmid Laboratories - Victoria University of Wellington


Wellington, New Zealand

Lab-works Architecture was awarded the S-Lab 2013 Highly Commended International Laboratory Building Award for the development of the Alan MacDiarmid Building for the Schools of Biological Sciences and Chemical and Physical Sciences at the Kelburn University Campus at Victoria University of Wellington.

Lab-works Architecture acted as specialist laboratory architects and worked as part of a substantial team for the development of this building, identified as a flagship project for the university.

The building comprises of offices, student facilities, seminar and general teaching spaces as well as specialist laboratories. The design philosophy is for the laboratory spaces to be visible from other spaces within the building and for the laboratories to be open to each other for the sharing of information and learning.


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