Team with Taylor Cullity Lethlean
The Auckland waterfront has been undergoing a progressive transformation over the last decades to become a vibrant new public destination and front door to the city. As old industries have relocated, large areas of valuable waterfront have become available for renewal. Queens Wharf is the centre piece of the waterfront and strategically important in the history and culture of Auckland. It is the location for the city’s ferry terminal and international cruise ships as well as a major venue for public events and celebrations. The precinct plan proposes a series of urban scale manoeuvres to reimagine the Wharf as a great public space, connected to the linear waterfront promenade and stitched back into the city via the Queen Street axis. The Wharf and its environs would be de-cluttered and reoccupied to accommodate new public focussed uses with upgraded ferry and cruise ship facilities.