Christchurch Botanic Gardens Visitor’s Centre by architects Patterson Associates. Photograph © Simon Devitt, Jeremy Toth
A visitor center located in Hagley Park to appreciate the botanical gardens of Christchurch which is one of the most visited public spaces.
The project carried out by Patterson Associates seeks to establish a connection with the surrounding nature. The center is conceived with a white structure as a greenhouse and organized functionally according to different layers.
Pattersons Associates Architects began their creative story with Architect, Andrew Patterson in 1986 whose early work on New Zealand's unspoiled coasts explores relationships between people and landscape to create a sense of belonging. The architecture studio started based on a very simple idea; If a building can feel like it naturally 'belongs', or fi...read more