Nott Architects was engaged by Apollo Projects to design a stunning new Marlborough Winery for Babich Wines. The building’s architectural design includes modern office and lab areas, utilising natural light and providing viewing to the cellar.
The facility is designed to process approx. 6500 tonnes of fruit. The 4000 square metre building consists of a fully enclosed receival area and press bay, marc collection and marc pad, open red fermenters and bulk wine tank area. After fermentation the wines are blended and transported to the Henderson Valley winery for bottling.
The innovative process design incorporates a number of energy-efficient features – including a fully insulated tank area and hot and cold glycol reticulation system, a passive cellar cooling system and highly efficient heat recovery system harnessing waste heat from the refrigeration plant - all designed to reduce environmental impact and increase energy efficiency.
The bulk form of the utilitarian building was designed with the stunning Marlborough backdrop in mind. With the expansive blue sky as a backdrop, complementary hues of creams and yellows to soft browns were selected. Resene Woodsman Natural (warm timber) stained cedar weatherboards clad the office blocks to simulate the natural foreground punctuated with three deliberate pops of colour - Resene St Kilda (mineral blue), Resene Middle Earth (pastoral green) and Resene Kombi (gold green).
The overall forms and colour selections were carefully selected to complement the surrounding natural palette.
Architectural specifier: Bradley Keys, Nott Architects
Building contractor: Apollo Projects
Client: Babich Wines
Colour selection: Bradley Keys and Jessica Brown, Nott Architects
Painting contractor: Robinson Construction
Photographer: Jacqui Leslie
View hundreds of case studies of Resene products used on projects all over New Zealand and Australia.
We're always on the lookout for interesting residential, commercial, government and landscape projects to share through Resene media, such as the habitat and Resene websites, social media and the other media we work with. We'd love to see your project, no matter how big or small. Click here to submit or email to email@example.com
Can't find what you're looking for? Ask us!
We would love to hear from you if you wish to use Resene's images, information and ideas for social medial, blogs, newsletters and other media use. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know what you need, what it is for and how Resene will be acknowledged as the source of the content. We are happy to assist with most requests.
Our vision is to be respected as a trusted, ethical and sustainable company and acknowledged as the leading provider of innovative paint and colour technology. View Resene’s profile, Quality Policy, Environmental Policy and Health & Safety Policy.
Colours shown on this website are a representation only. Please refer to the actual paint or product sample. Resene colour charts, testpots and samples are available for ordering online. See measurements/conversions for more details on how electronic colour values are achieved.