Located on old port land in Auckland Viaduct Harbour this is one of four apartment buildings wrapped around a central marina.
The design explores New Zealand’s identity as Aotearoa ‘land of the long white cloud’; and references the sites former working container terminal history. The 65 units are conceived as a stack of containers and a long low cloud (or stratus cloud) from which the name Stratis is derived.
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Stratis is six storeys of white GRC, concrete and glass and uses the entire available town planning envelope.
Winner of the NZIA Resene New Zealand Award for Architecture 2006.