Architects: Plus Architecture
Area: 35000 m²
Year: 2020
Photographs: Simon Devitt
Design Team:PLUS Architecture
Clients:Ports of Auckland
Country:New Zealand

建築師:Plus Architecture
攝影:西蒙·德維特(Simon Devitt)

The new Car Handling Facility was designed with a simple vision in mind: to create a functional piece of architecture to maximise efficiencies for port operations whilst also providing a structure that would stand the test of time and illicit a positive response from the public.


The result is a building which greatly improves car capacity and movement at the port and takes the form of an urban art canvas, set to be home to large scale art installations for years to come. The development NLA is 35000 sqm and the 5-storey facility comes to a height of 17.9 metres. Plus sought to deliver a structure which celebrates the port and provides a bridge between the high-rise structures of the CBD and the low-rise industrial structures of the port.

其結果是,該建築物大大提高了港口的載客量和行進能力,並採用了城市美術畫布的形式,並將在未來幾年內成為大型美術裝置的所在地。 NLA的開發麵積為35000平方米,樓高5層,高17.9米。 Plus希望提供一種慶祝港口的結構,並在CBD的高層結構與港口的低層工業結構之間架起一座橋樑。

Ports of Auckland forms the backbone of freight logistics and transport not just for New Zealand’s largest city but also for most of the Upper North Island. The new structure is more than just a transport facility, it serves as a catalyst for better public engagement in this area of Auckland’s waterfront and future proofs the development as both the city and waterfront evolve over the next 30 years.

奧克蘭港口不僅是新西蘭最大的城市,而且是上北島大部分地區的貨運物流和運輸的骨幹。 新結構不僅是交通設施,還可以促進公眾在奧克蘭海濱地區的參與,並為未來30年城市和濱水區的發展證明了未來的發展。

Plus were engaged to provide full architectural services for this unique project – the first of its kind for both Plus Architecture in New Zealand and Ports of Auckland. Commencing in 2018, the project reached completion at the end of 2020. The structure was opened to the public to great fanfare with the unveiling of ‘The Lightship’, the 110-metre-long digital light wall which wraps around the western and southern walls of the Car Handling Facility and serves as the newest site for large-scale contemporary art display in Auckland.

Plus致力於為這個獨特的項目提供完整的建築服務-這是新西蘭Plus Architecture和奧克蘭港口的首例此類建築。 該項目於2018年開始,於2020年底完成。隨著“燈塔船”的揭幕,這座結構向公眾開放,這座燈塔長110米,環繞著西牆和南牆 汽車處理設施的所在地,並且是奧克蘭大型當代藝術展覽的最新地點。

The design team envisioned the façade of the Car Handling Facility as a blank canvas to be painted by nature and local and international contributors. The result is a unique, statement building which is both functional and aesthetically pleasing, giving back to the Auckland waterfront. The clever design of the facility delivers a compact building, increasing car capacity, reducing the amount of space taken up by imported vehicles on the harbour by stacking the vehicles vertically.

設計團隊將汽車處理設施的外觀設計為一塊空白畫布,由大自然以及本地和國際貢獻者進行繪畫。 結果是一座獨特的,個性化的建築,既實用又美觀,回饋了奧克蘭的濱水區。 該設施的巧妙設計提供了緊湊的建築,增加了車輛的載重量,通過垂直堆疊車輛,減少了進口車輛在港口上所佔用的空間。

As well as creating a platform to celebrate local artists and the creative community, the facility features the world’s largest soil-based vertical garden on its southern wall. The hanging gardens feature over 3,800 plants (including 30 different species, of which 75% are New Zealand natives). The gardens were designed by New Zealand company Hanging Gardens and everything in the design can either be reused or recycled. The plants are watered using a sensor-controlled irrigation system which is built into the structure.

除了建立一個慶祝本地藝術家和創意社區的平台外,該設施還在其南牆設有世界上最大的土基垂直花園。 空中花園擁有3,800多種植物(包括30種不同的植物,其中75%是新西蘭本地人)。 這些花園是由新西蘭公司Hanging Gardens設計的,設計中的所有東西都可以重複使用或回收。 使用內置在結構中的傳感器控制的灌溉系統為植物澆水。


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