The Living Pā – Open Day Invitation

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WHEN: Thursday 7th March 2024, 3:00pm to 5:00pm 

Following a successful tour last year Mid-Rise Wood Construction welcomes industry professionals to attend a second tour of this iconic mass timber build. Numbers are limited. 

Site tour followed by drinks and nibbles nearby from 5:00pm to 7:00pm.

Join us and members of the project’s design and construction team, LT McGuinness and Dunning Thornton Consultants, for a site visit and be part of the change!

This groundbreaking project is transforming the Te Herenga Waka Marae (the gathering of canoes) into a three-story innovation hub, poised to become a global sustainability icon.

The Living Pā is more than just a building; it’s a living lab, an innovation incubator, and a cross-disciplinary community hub. Designed to be one of the world’s most sustainable structures, it generates its own power, recycles water, and boasts complete carbon neutrality. All of this is made possible through the use of locally sourced timber from sustainable iwi-owned forests, emphasising our commitment to Aotearoa New Zealand’s environment and culture. The project is targeting Living Certification under the International Living Futures Institutes® Living Building Challenge® programme.

Thanks to the generous support of the Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington, the Living Pā is set to be a dynamic space where students attend lectures, conduct research, and collaborate on groundbreaking projects. And, the best part? It’s open to the public, inviting industry professionals, and the wider community to be part of this exciting journey towards a sustainable future.

Learn more about the Living Pā project at our Open Day and be inspired by the cutting-edge innovation happening right here in New Zealand. Don’t miss this opportunity to witness the future of sustainability and collaboration – places are limited!

Click here to secure a place for you and your team at this FREE event.

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