Q4 Smales Farm


Smales Farm


74 Taharoto Road
New Zealand

Completion Date

December 2007

Q4 on the Boulevard, is a three storey commercial building to a premier office park development on the North Shore, Auckland. Consisting of 1500sqm of ground floor retail space, two upper office floors of 1730sqm each and basement carparking.

Although one of the smaller buildings to be developed on Smales Farm, the Facilities Building signals Smales Farm’s future intent to be part of the wider community outside the boundaries of Smales Farm itself.

The brief asked that the building support the concept of ‘health’, ‘well being’ and ‘play’ combining the notion of ‘community and family’.

2009 Property Council NZ – Merit Award
2008 NZIA – Auckland Architecture Award

The ‘heart’ Smales Farm needed, hugely successful. Great fun crafting sunshades out of solid cedar. Working with the Smales redefines the idea of a family business, what a great creative atmosphere.

Richard Goldie