Commercial - Tourism and Leisure
Condon Scott Architects were engaged for a second stage of design work at Puzzling World, a tourist attraction in Wanaka, New Zealand.
The clients architectural brief was to create a new space thus completing a full circuit of the existing illusion rooms. The centrepiece of the illusion hall was to be a double height green wall feature. The client had a number of commissioned sculptures that they wished to place along the route through the building. The main illusion hall is a double height form with clear storey glazing. To maximise light to the green wall, a large glazed skylight was placed over this area. To comply with the roading restrictions the four secondary exhibition spaces are faced with curved planes presenting blank faces to the road whilst allowing natural light in from the West. These curved forms are gently sloped to create a sense of rhythm and movement along this busy road.