Mount designer honored with National award

On Friday night the Architectural Designers NZ Awards occurred at The Rutherford Hotel in Nelson.

Will was too a finalist for a residence he planned in Rita Street, Mount Maunganui. The national awards follow a sequence of 6 regional award proceedings held all through July. Regional category winner plan chosen by branches all the way through New Zealand were take into account for the national awards presentation at the ADNZ/Resene Design Awards Gala Dinner in Nelson.

Will expressed in a departure from format that he along with fellow Tauranga designer Brendon Gordon, were the only 21 finalists selected for the multi-unit class.

Will Tatton, of Will Tatton Architecture in Mount Maunganui, was honored by the Residential Multi-Unit Dwelling Design Award, promoted by Elephant Plasterboard for a beachfront Bond Street Apartment complex.

The judges, well-known Wellington architect Ian Athfield, Peter Bosley from Auckland and Ross Maguire from Christchurch expressed that they were pleased by the muscular architectural lines of the 3 unit complex that get full benefit of the sea shore sights, reduced contact with the elements and presented a excellent feature to the public sphere with a stylish street frontage.