Tūrama, meaning ‘enlightenment’ or ‘to illuminate’, designed for Kristin School, is a beautiful multipurpose indoor sports facility.
The brief from the client was simple, design a sports hall that is not a sports hall! Having used PVC canopies to cover other sports courts, the school did not want to replicate them again due to issues of wind, water ingress, noise and condensation. But the budget was not high enough for a sports hall – hence the brief.
To resolve the issue, we proposed a beautiful lightbox made from lightweight materials that would let in natural daylight, stop wind, rain and condensation and absorb noise using acoustic lining.