For the second consecutive year, we are delighted to learn our architecture team has been shortlisted at the World Architecture Festival Awards (WAF). The Manukau Bus Station, at the heart of the connected public transport network for south Auckland, has made the ‘Transport’ category shortlist.
As the world’s largest architectural award programme, the WAF Awards are an opportunity for global leaders in the architecture community to share leading-edge innovations, and celebrate award-winning projects from across the globe.
Designed in association with Cox Architecture, the Manukau Bus Station is one of Auckland Transport’s integrated transport hubs, and it is setting a precedent for a new and more simple way to travel. Connecting buses and trains at interchanges like these encourages more people to take public transport and provides a more efficient service into the central business district.
The Manukau Bus Station joins 536 projects to be shortlisted at the international awards.
Beca has also been involved in providing a range of engineering and advisory services with four projects shortlisted in the Awards, including:
- Marina One Singapore, Singapore (Mixed Use – Completed Buildings and Landscape – Urban Projects)
- Lincoln University and AgResearch Joint Facility, Christchurch, New Zealand (Education – Future Project)
- Hendon Bridge, Waterview Connection Auckland, New Zealand (Transport)
- LandLAB - Queenstown Town Centre Masterplan, Queenstown, New Zealand (Masterplanning – Future Project)
The winners will be announced at the 2018 World Architecture Festival from 28-30 November in Amsterdam. For more information, visit www.worldarchitecturefestival.com.