LAAB | Collingwood
LAAB is a collective of architects, designers, and makers in Hong Kong led by Yip Chun Hang and Otto Ng. Projects include public architecture, interior design, interactive art, digital fabrication, and transformable apartment.
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Project

Collingwood, New Zealand

Client

Goetz

Team

Otto, Kenneth, Zion

Category
Architecture
About This Project

The project is an expansion of an existing bank building, by adding two cubic buildings and a single storey central building.   One facade of both cubic buildings are set-back on the top two floors, in order to create an outdoor balcony as well as breaking down the heaviness of the cube.   The central building accomodates public programmes under a transforming canopy envelop, while connecting the three main buildings to the entrances, the carpark and an outdoor terrace that overlooks the city.