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Toitu Otago Settlers Museum

Toitu has been a staged redevelopment, starting in 2008 and culminating with the new foyer and entrance building. The project has been a joint venture with former  City Architect Robert Tongue.


The new foyer and entrance structure is the shopfront for the museum. The tall glass and steel walls enhance the sense of connection with the city and act to entice people in.


The Museum complex comprises a series of connected buildings from different eras including the original art deco bus depot. Original glass ceilings have been reinstated and all the Museums services have been brought up to world class museum standard.

Mercy Hospital

The Hospital’s brief called for an extension and upgrade of the of the ward accommodation. Increase the number of single rooms. Separate day patients and stay-over patients'


A new Day Surgery unit was required incorporating post operative care and pre –operative admissions.


The development also included the construction of a new state of the art operating theatre and improved CSSD process areas and storage.


All this was achieved with the hospital remaining open throughout the construction period.

East Otago Sports & Community Centre

The East Otago Sports and Community Centre is located in Waikouaiti just North of Dunedin.


This new build for the Dunedin City Council includes a large multi use hall, community function and meeting rooms and a medical centre.


The clock tower provides a centre piece for the community and whale bone structure supporting the entry canopy reflects the early whaling history of the area.

Dunedin International Airport

This significant project was led by Wellington firm CCM Architects. Baker Garden partnered CCM to provide design documentation and detailing  as well as the on site Architectural management of the project,


This complex project involved multi stages and considerable stakeholder consultation and design co-ordination.


The project received an NZIA Regional Award.




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