Project Description

Lightbulb Learning Childcare, Mt Wellington

Lightbulb Learning – a new early learning centre strategically sited at 3 Pacific Rise, Mt Wellington next to Hamlin Heights Regional Park, is at the forefront of a growing trend – to include a separately tenanted café alongside a childcare, creating a multi-use building that becomes a sociable community meeting place.

The building is part of a master-planned, integrated development that is focused on a quality lifestyle for residents and businesses. We have designed an innovative and sustainable building that integrates the exterior, interior and landscape features, achieving a holistic integrity.

This development – tenanted on a prominent site in an growing suburb – was developed by rrr Ltd. The building contractors were LEP Construction, a company with extensive experience in building early learning centres.

The circa 1900m² site is elevated with excellent aspect and all day sun. Well-planned access and 30 dedicated car parks simplify daily use of the centre. Designed for 100 children, the building is above ministry regulations. All rooms are naturally ventilated with day-lighting well above the building code. Commercial sliding glass doors provide easy indoor outdoor flow.

The early learning centre and café serve a large catchment including a new housing development. The area – with handy motorway and public transport options, located near Mt Wellington and Penrose – will attract a demographic of owner-occupiers who will form a part of a high calibre community.

Facts + Figures

Client: Lightbulb Learning Childcare
Location: Mt Wellington, New Zealand

Area: 600m²
Programme: Completed 2017

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