Christchurch based structural and consulting engineering company, civil and structural engineering,

Porsche, Christchurch


Prestigious car showroom in central Christchurch

Archibalds, the authorised agents for exclusive cars manufacturer Porsche, will be opening a new car showroom located central Christchurch on Tuam and Antigua Streets.


The new showroom will have:


  • A five-storey office and car showroom on the corner of Tuam and Antigua Streets in Christchurch.

  • Buckling Restrained Braces (BRBs) have been used in the building's construction to limit floor drift and assist with achieving IL3 Building Standard.

  • A gravity system has been used in the design of the floors.


Engenium provided structural and civil engineering services for this building which is a steel framed, braced building designed for load drift and IL3 Building Standards. Founded on concrete piles constructed with Polymer technology, the building incorporates a suspended ground floor slab.


Engenium specialist services:


  • Tekla steel documentation, full modeling for digital supply of design to fabrication.

  • Shop drawn precast concrete work

  • Engineer led Base Build Design for optimal efficiency in building design and documentation period.



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