Stellar Projects undertook the tendering, construction management and contract administration for the new toilet block on Maungawhau (Mt Eden), including design of the civil components and obtaining building consent. The Tūpuna Maunga Authority and Auckland Council requested that a new temporary/removable toilet block be constructed, with minimal excavation of the site given the significant cultural value of the Maunga. Our innovative design provided an entire toilet block which can be easily removed, with the option to reinstate the grass bank.
Stellar Projects collaborated with LTD Architectural Design Studio and Vertigo Professional Services to design a container toilet block, and to limit the extent of excavation, our design incorporated concrete foundation pads and a steel structure to house two 20-foot containers, decking and framing. Further, due to limited wastewater connection points on the Maunga, a wastewater pump station was integrated into the design. This is only partially buried to also minimise excavation, while remaining hidden from view below the decking.