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    Open Christchurch 2023: Tūranga architecture tour

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    OPEN CHRISTCHURCH 2023: Tūranga architecture tour

    Architects: Architectus & Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects with Ngāi Tūāhuriri & Matapopore, 2018

    Join one of the project architects for a tour of one of the jewels of the rebuild: Tūranga. Charlotte Hoare will take you from the ground level plinth, up to the Level 1 children’s space & Tautoru community arena, then onto the upper level spaces & roof terraces. Enjoy commentary on the design and construction strategies used to create the distinct characteristics of each of these spaces. This is a kid-friendly activity.

    Charlotte Hoare

    Charlotte is a Registered Architect and was appointed an Associate in 2021. She has a wide range of project experience in design, documentation and construction observation in both New Zealand and the United Kingdom. She is a design-focused architect, competent at leading large multi-disciplinary teams to deliver innovative responses on challenging projects. Her interests lie in designing and delivering projects which enhance the public realm and shape communities. This includes a particular focus on Education, Civic & Workplace Facilities.


    Saturday 6th May, 10am

    (The meeting point will be sent to registered attendees only closer to the date of event)

    Important things to know when visiting Tūranga:

    • This building is step-free
    • For more information regarding accessibility, feel free to contact us at
    • Photography is permitted at this site with the exception of artworks


        About Open Christchurch: 

        6 & 7 May 2023

        Open Christchurch is a one-weekend-only festival of exceptional architecture. It’s for everyone in Ōtautahi Christchurch. Building owners/kaitiaki will literally open their doors so you can experience great design from the inside

        Uncover new spaces or get up close to the buildings you love. With 50+ buildings and 4 guided walks to choose from, you’ll discover your city in a new way.

        Visit for more information.


        Photography by Adam Mørk

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