9 Terraced apartments built in desired suburb in Auckland
Most earthquake resistant buildings in New Zealand are rectangular, but the one designed by Architect+, for 164 The Terrace, Wellington, had an unusual diaphragm; it was “H” shaped. The reason was that Montreaux would be apartments and the “H” formation would optimise light and airiness for the tenants.
Montreaux Apartment is built in Wellington, a region in New Zealand well know for seismic activity. The Engineers chose to use Speedfloor for its lightweight and ‘simply supported’ characteristics.