UoA Building Receives Highest Ever 6 Green Star Design Rating

Posted on 26 JAN

The University of Auckland’s Social Sciences Building has been awarded 93 points by the New Zealand Green Building Council achieving a 6 Green Star Design rating. This is the highest score awarded since the inception of the rating, putting the building in the ‘world leadership’ category.

Woods Glass are proud to be involved in the world leading design of the University of Auckland's Social Sciences Building. The Project will see the current building refurbished, with the facade being updated to a lighter-weight curtainwall that will allow the building to remain earthquake proof for another 50 years. Woods Glass are supplying the high performance facade glass product to meet the performance specifications. This glass facade helps the design achieve a world leading sustainable building.

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"The B201 redevelopment embodies sustainable design and initiatives that

will reduce carbon and increase energy efficiency."