Client: Rangi Ruru Girls' School

Project category: Education

Location: Christchurch, New Zealand

Status: Completed 2013

This was the largest and the first new building completed by Rangi Ruru in a staged replacement of buildings adversely affected by the seismic event of 2010 and 2011. The campus is a compact inner urban Girls School in Christchurch New Zealand, within the context of a low rise residential neighborhood and a picturesque mansion proportion weatherboard administration building at the heart of the school.


The building creates a series of science labs configured linearly with adjoining breakout spaces for self-paced, collaborative and incidental learning, and showcases the sustainable solutions integrated into the building.


The building is a celebration of the resilience of the people of Christchurch and their commitment to excellence in learning for the next generation in the 125th year of the Schools history.