Design Standards and Guidelines
The University of Auckland Design Standards and Guidelines outlines the University's expectations for its built forms in order to achieve consistency in the quality of the design and construction of those built forms. They are aligned with the University's requisites for Health and Safety, aesthetic appeal, maintainability and environmental sustainability, while ensuring there is enough scope for innovation and technological advancements to be explored within each project.
The Standards are intended for use by any parties who may be involved in the planning, design and construction of the University's facilities. This includes external consultants and contractors, the University planners, designers and project managers as well as faculty and office staff who may be involved in the planning, design, maintenance or refurbishment of facilities.
These Standards are managed by Property Services of behalf of the University. Please note not all documents are currently available. For further information, please contact PSTechServices@auckland.ac.nz.
Section 1: About Property Services Design Standards and Guidelines
Section 2: Project & Building Works Requirements
Section 3: Utilities Connections & Energy Management
Section 4: Mechanical Services
Section 5: Electrical
Section 6: Hydraulics
Section 7: Building Management System (BMS)
Section 8: Electrical for Mechanical & Associated Services
Section 9: Fire
Section 10: Passive Fire Guide 1-3
Section 11: Lifts
Section 12: Chemical & Biological Laboratories
Section 13: Access Control & Security
Section 14: Information Systems
Section 15: Architectural
Section 16: Landscape/Precincts/Grounds
Section 17: Furniture/Furnishings
Section 18: Building & Room Numbering Protocol
Section 19: Asset Management Information Requirements
Section 20: Sustainability
Section 21: Signage
Section 22: Soft Services: Cleaning, waste, recycling
Section 23: Project Lifecycle Tool
Section 24: Project Handover Documentation
Section 25: Design Dispensation Form
This is the Design Dispensation Form.
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