What is Performance
Utilising key principles of passive design to create healthier living environments and minimise energy consumption without compromising on design. Key considerations:
  • Building Location and site optimisation

  • Building Layout and space efficiency 

  • Window & Door Design

  • Energy and Water Collection on site

  • Insulation (Including Glazing Insulation)

  • Environmentally conscious material selection

  • Thermal mass

  • Shading

  • Ventilation

  • Biophilic Environments

  • Low Carbon Footprint

  • Renewable and recycled materials

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Blake Kesseler

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Dan McCormick

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Fynn Burgess

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Hailey Sinke

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Hannah Wilson

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Nikki Henderson

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Patrick Bowden



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Performance goals

1. Site & Scoping

Project Brief

Client goals and aspirations

Site analysis

Scope of work

District plan assessment

Feasibility study

2. Concept Design

Massing & schematic design

Passive & sustainable design

Initial outline pricing

Client and early contractor involvement

Exterior material and finish selection

Design approval

3. Developed Design

Refine pricing

Analyse against desired energy/performance rating tool

Finalise design and materiality 

Consultant engagement

Construction methodology

Contractor and consultant coordination


4. Contract Documentation

Finalise pricing

Approve consultant packages for final issue

Specification and supporting documents

Construction detailing & calculations

Finalise interior detailing with client 

Building consent, tender and construction package


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