Cranmer Gardens Apartments, Christchurch
Central city Apartments. A four-level apartment complex with underground parking and a penthouse that will be twice the size of an average house, all located opposite Cranmer Square.
Engenium have provided structural and civil engineering design services.
Special services include:
Full 3D architectural, structural and services integration.
Tekla modelling of structural steel work
Shop drawn precast concrete work.
The L shape building with seismically separate wings covers a 11,000m2 total floor plate.
A lateral structure limited to core and party walls, makes for apartments that are highly architectural in design.
Basement design to limit excavation into water table limits the requirements for dewatering and associated costs.
Basement design is fully integrated with the "super" structure to avoid foundation beam requirements.