Nespresso, Queen Street

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Retail

Site: Queen Street, Auckland

Completion : 2016

Services provided:

  • Resource consent
  • Building consent documentation
  • Council liaison
  • Consent lodgment
  • Site observation

Project overview

Nespresso, the capsule coffee system, has taken off around the world. We were delighted to be involved with the design of the new Nespresso flagship store on a prime site, on the ground floor of a heritage building on the corner of Customs Street and Queen Street in downtown Auckland.

We enjoyed working with GaS Studio, the Nespresso global architect based in Italy who developed the international design concept, and New Zealand based project managers ECS Group. Our role was to implement the design, and ensure all the requirements were met, including arranging the shop front. We also designed the downstairs, back-of-house fit-out, then facilitated building consents with the council, and looked after site observation as construction went ahead.

It was an easy process with great contractors, and the store opening was trouble-free and smooth – as smooth, in fact, as a cup of freshly brewed Nespresso.