As a revitalisation of an existing building in an inner city neighbourhood, this project offered significant cost efficiencies over greenfield construction, despite the difficulties involved in the reutilisation of the original commercial structure.
Intelligent design solutions optimise the experience of private space and promote high levels of occupier custodianship, while minimising common area costs. Despite complicated resource consents which challenged district plan requirements, the construction time frame has been tightly managed.
Setting a new standard in inner-city living, the Citizen is a landmark project on a superb site. The developers’ strong track record in multi-unit residential projects has given the architects the confidence to push the limits of quality and innovation.