The design expresses the existing steel trusses, concrete beams and column structures.
Seismic strengthening was also undertaken as part of the project.
Collaboration and focus spaces are provided, and acoustic ceilings used to manage noise.
Locally-sourced whitewashed radiata battens provide privacy to focus workspaces, and bring warmth to the palette.
Glazing added to the original saw tooth gable walls brings daylight deep into the floor plan.
Historic photos showing the early life of the port are used throughout on meeting room glazing.