The event of the Sylvia Park masterplan and the introduction of urban-scaled towers, has offered the chance to enhance pedestrian connectivity by way of the realignment of Te Kehu Method and enhancements to the previous Grove Plaza, to raise the standard of those public areas.
With works encompassing signalisation of Te Kehu Method alongside the addition of architectural interventions to the general public plaza, the mission reimagines Sylvia Lane as an out of doors lounge to greet, collect and linger.
Te Kehu crossing redesigned as a signalised intersection creates a pedestrian-oriented streetscape with the availability of direct and secure crossing factors into Sylvia Lane. A brand new visually permeable colonnade supplies formal arrival into the precinct with ‘open roof’ cover designed to mitigate wind results for year-round consolation, connecting each indoor and out of doors hospitality areas.
“The Sylvia Lane improvement extends and reinforces the robust meals and beverage supply by the Lane, says Tessa Pawson, Senior Affiliate at Peddlethorp. “By emphasising nature in mild, planting and the outside, it exhibits the way in which for the supply of future genuine dwelling locations throughout the Kiwi Property portfolio.”
Designer at Woods Bagot, Joseph Crowe provides: “Elevating the Mt Wellington arrival into the Sylvia Park life-style and work precinct, the redevelopment of Sylvia Lane creates a welcoming public area for year-round occupation and leisure.”
By extending the general public floor airplane with elevated sheltered areas, the design encourages social interplay and exercise. The redevelopment of Sylvia Lane continues the expansion of Sylvia Park into an outward-reaching city mixed-use precinct.
The upcoming completion of Sylvia Lane alongside the anticipated supply of one other Woods Bagot and Peddlethorp collaboration, the three Te Kehu Method tower designed in mid-2021 marks an thrilling improvement for the collaboration and continues their working relationship with each native companions and Kiwi Property.
Sylvia Lane is now open to the general public forward of the Christmas and summer season interval.
Woods Bagot is a worldwide follow working from studios in seventeen main cities all over the world. woodsbagot.com
Peddlethorp (est. 1968) is a design and structure studio working from Auckland and Christchurch. peddlethorp.co.nz