Project Alfriston College — masterplan and wharenui
Location Manurewa, Auckland
Client MOE; Alfriston College Trust
Collaboration Warren & Mahoney (design, documentation, administration); designTRIBE (masterplanning, wharenui design)
Project team Rau Hoskins, (Miles Heine)
Awards 2008 Resene NZIA New Zealand Architecture Award (Education)
Budget $40 000 000
Completion 2004
Description One of only two state secondary schools to be built in New Zealand for 25 years at the time, this project involved the infusion of Māori design principles throughout the school. designTRIBE involvement included comprehensive iwi liaison with Tainui representatives together with the design of a focal wharenui.