Case Study: Green School, New Zealand

15 April 2020

Educating with Impact

Our Challenge
With a tight timeframe, we were asked to consider going ahead with this project. It involved many complex glulam curved members and needed to meet sustainable requirements for Green School. The design of Green School was born from an innovative vision from the Founders, Mike & Rachel Perrett, they worked with Boon Team Architects to bring their vision to life. Focused on connecting the students with nature. Bringing in touches of the ground and the sky to classrooms and creating a place of deep learning for the students.

The Techlam Solution
Techlam well and truly delivered for this project, it was hard work for all involved but the result was worth it. Techlam supplied Green School with the structural components for their 3 classroom pods, Portals, Bearers and Purlins were manufactured within strict timeframes to bring this project to life. Green School is a work of art, using the most sustainable and innovative materials that create a safe and comfortable atmosphere where the students can thrive with purpose. The bulk of the classrooms are sustainably milled timber, treated with an environmentally preferred treatment. Techlam packaged their products with fully recyclable timber wrapping and as well as prefabricating all components, ensuring minimal time and wastage on site.

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