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WEST PLAZA

As iconic today as when it was first built (1972), West Plaza is a building very much of it’s time. The vertical fins cleverly mask the faceted nature of the exterior skin and these, together with the wind scoops at the base of the building and the curved plan, gives it an international quality. It is still head and shoulders above other multi-storey developments and demonstrates that not all successful buildings need to be the same. It is a respected and desirable landmark building on the CBD of Auckland.

 

“It seemed to us the West Plaza was a building that had considerable architectural quality, which everybody enjoys (not just architects). People do respond to architecture that addresses the issues of form in a way that makes an elegant contribution to the city.” –NZIA President Gordon Moller, NZIA CROSS SECTION: Upfront March 2005

 

“It seemed to us the West Plaza was a building that had considerable architectural quality, which everybody enjoys (not just architects). People do respond to architecture that addresses the issues of form in a way that makes an elegant contribution to the city.” –NZIA President Gordon Moller, NZIA CROSS SECTION: Upfront March 2005