Nelson City Council buildings win architecture awards

02/06/2021 4:53am

Nelson City Council’s Civic House claimed the Enduring Architecture Award as one of two Council buildings recognised at the 2021 Nelson/Marlborough Architecture Awards.

Designed in 1983, by the Ministry of Works (architect John Rowe) and Athfield Architects in association, Civic House earned praised for its “character, honesty and unique identity”.

Tahunanui Toilets Edit
The Tahunanui Lions Toilet Block, which was built in 2020, with the help of Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE) funding and designed by Jerram Tocker Barron Architects, picked up the Small Project Architecture Award.

The facilities feature six toilets, unisex and family changing rooms, three external showers, a drinking fountain with bottle filler and a foot wash for sand with good drainage.