Cultural Spaces and Community Place

Woolstore Porirua

20 March 3pm - 4:30pm

 

An invitation to the community to come and listen to project presentation and to discuss the plans to convert a former garment factory building in Porirua for market and cultural activities on the waterfront.

 

SPEAKERS

Elyjana Roach  ■  Architectural Designer

Chris Moller  ■  Architect, Founding Partner of CMA+U Chris Moller Architecture + Urbanism

Paul Robinson  ■  Director, The Woolstore Management Limited, Co-Founder of The Woolstore Group

 

 

Elyjana Roach

Architectural Designer

Elyjana Roach is a Samoan-Australian architectural designer who grew up in Porirua.  Elyjana is passionate about the future of Porirua and has worked with the local council on future planning policies such as the District Plan and the Growth Strategy. She is currently undertaking a Masters of Architecture in Urban Design at Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Paul Robinson

Director, The Woolstore Management Limited, Co-Founder of The Woolstore Group

Paul Robinson studied law at VUW in the 1970’s and has worked in Wellington since 1981 in a variety of public and private sector management roles. In the 1990’s he, his brother and two sisters formed The Woolstore Group. The Group owns a mix of commercial, office and industrial properties around Wellington. Paul is particularly interested in how the environmental and social utility of these types of assets can be optimised.