Mackelvie Street Retail


650 sqm



AAA Unbuilt Architecture Award 2013 Winner - Open, work in progress

Best Design Awards 2013 Silver Award - Spatial/ Retail

NZIA Auckland Architecture Award 2013 - Commercial Architecture category

World Architecture Festival 2013 Highly Commended - Shopping category

NZIA New Zealand Architecture Award 2015 - Commercial Architecture category

Urban injection

Mackelvie Street project comprises retail, commercial and hospitality tenancies. The building responds to the scale and proportion of adjacent Victorian row shops within the chic shopping precinct of Ponsonby Road, Auckland. By activating the rear of existing heritage buildings, we were able to develop additional retail frontages, and create new laneways and courtyards which have contributed to the regeneration of the area.
A white cement sheet  facade veils the forms. The perforated pattern is drawn from the decoration of surrounding heritage buildings.