University of Canterbury’s Halls of Residence provide independent living on campus for 845 students. It’s situation in a leafy and accessible part of the city draws students from throughout New Zealand and abroad.
Working with Warren and Mahoney Architects, r+m’s comprehensive landscape proposal incorporated new entranceways, car park extensions, open space and courtyard designs.
r+m’s design privileges outdoor living spaces and environmentally sustainable design principles. Stormwater management systems were implemented as part of the overall site development. These included porous paving and rain gardens, making visible the process of rainwater harvesting.
Circulation patterns throughout the campus were improved and shared spaces are now safer and more attractive.
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