Destination Marlborough i-site - Blenheim

Destination Marlborough i-site - Blenheim

To provide Marlborough tourism industry and visitors with a purpose built, sustainable i-site showcasing the best of the Region and which suitably relfects Blenheim.


Destination Marlborough Trust / Marlborough District Council.




Single storey 350m² building of laminated veneer timber construction with structural ply box beams. Opened July 2011.


Qualmark Enviro Gold.

Project Details

i-Site facilities including internet and display areas incorporating DoC and Iwi display space

Sustainable features such as natural lighting and ventilation, energy efficiency and low energy use

Front counter, display area, public space, seating

General office space, manager's office, meeting room and staff kitchen

External public recycling facility

Ample carparking.

APL's contribution

From concept to completion

Consulted with Destination Marlborough re requirements

Created design brief and managed design and construction tender processes

Undertook costings and amendments to initial design to meet budget

Appointed design team

Project managed design and construction

Managed relationships with Destination Marlborough, KiwiRail and Marlborough District Council.