Cen­tre de­sign­ers win

Nelson Mail - - News -

A Nel­son-based com­pany has won two awards at the New Zea­land Ar­chi­tec­ture Awards, in­clud­ing one for its re­vamped de­sign of the Trafal­gar Cen­tre. At the awards cer­e­mony last night at Te Papa, Irv­ing Smith Ar­chi­tects re­ceived two awards, one in the Pub­lic Ar­chi­tec­ture cat­e­gory for the Trafal­gar Cen­tre, and the other for Bach with Two Roofs, Golden Bay in the Hous­ing – Al­ter­ations and Ad­di­tions cat­e­gory. In adding new life and pur­pose to the 1970s in­door events cen­tre, the jury said Irv­ing Smith had demon­strated ‘‘the dif­fer­ence good ar­chi­tec­ture can make in a com­mu­nity’’.

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