North Canterbury Schools Project
Brewer Davidson were awarded the commission by the Ministry of Education for the major redevelopment and masterplan of four primary schools in North Canterbury. (Oxford Area School, Rangiora Borough School, Ashgrove School and Southbrook School). The Ministry requested BDA focus their design to develop a standardised floor width together with a kit of structural and cladding systems that could be used over all projects in various configurations to achieve equity between schools as well as improve construction efficiency and cost benefits. The outputs ranged from six to thirteen new learning spaces in each school, along with additional new faculties including a Drama space, Library and administration blocks.