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Gisborne Court House

Project Name
Gisborne Court House
$3.40 mil
Government Infrastructure
Ministry of Justice

This project entailed the construction of an extension to the existing court facilities with the provision for a future second floor. The new construction consisted of a new courtroom, new hearing rooms, offices and waiting areas.

The building construction consisted of various external cladding types including Etterpan, Monotek and decorative metal cladding with the interior being constructed of sound-proof, decorative walls in the main court area and gib sound-proof walls to all other areas.

The total area is approximately 700 m2 and the building has special design features to protect against earthquake damage. As it is a functioning courthouse there are also special security features.