New Zealand’s First Living Building Challenge
Location: Taneatua, New Zealand
Te Uru Taumatua is the Tuhoe tribe’s new administrative and cultural hub . The project is aiming to become New Zealand’s first Living Building . The Living Building Challenge requires that all materials be analysed and approved to the highest environmental credentials. FSC certified timber supplied by Abodo features extensively throughout the project, including: exterior weatherboards, “Board and Batten” cladding, decking, structural timbers, doors, and some of the interior joinery.