Chester Consultants were the Structural Engineers for the redevelopment of the Sofitel Hotel on Customs Street, Auckland. The plan involved converting the building that was formally known as the old Reserve Bank of New Zealand into a Sofitel Hotel. The design of the new Sofitel included adding an extra three levels to the top of […]
Showing that our skills aren’t just limited to New Zealand, Chester Consultants are the principal Civil Design Engineers for an extensive project on Vunabaka Bay on Malolo Island in Fiji. The site includes a 70+ lot subdivision; three marinas and plans for a 5 star resort. For this project, we have worked on land reclamation, […]
Consisting of five suites of six storey buildings, including offices, shops, and a car stacker under the building. A fire report & specific design by Chester Consultants proved that sprinklers were not necessary in the basement car stacker, or in the main buildings.
We were asked to perform a seismic assessment and concept upgrade for a five storey unreinforced masonry building on Albert Street. Chester Consultants provided strengthening design and assessment that would ensure the sturdiness of the building should an earthquake occur. Our proposal involved strengthening the existing floors, and installing new steel frames within the building […]