Skycity Manukau City Cinemas


Location: Manukau Shopping Centre, Auckland

Completion: September 2008

Value: $1,100,000


Each cinema is provided with a 100% VAV fresh air conditioning and exhaust air system linked into a common AHU and exhaust fan located in a plantroom adjacent to the bibox. Air conditioning to the entry lobby, concessionaires, and games areas is supplied by an AHU via VAVs with mixture of return air and fresh air. The biobox area has a dedicated AHU and is supplied with an air condition mixture of return air and fresh air.

Concessionaires, toilets and biobox projectors exhaust systems are by means of roof mounted exhaust fans while a roof mounted smoke exhaust fan serves the main entrance lobby. Heating and chilled water pipework reticulation is by means of roof mounted boilers and roof mounted central chiller.  

The Project:

The cinema complex was a major fitout format constructed within the existing shopping centre complex. The shell construction was erected under an earlier contract with no services included. The fitout building works included construction of the mezzanine, cinemas, entrance lobby, bio-box, games and concessionaires areas, plantrooms and structure for roof plant.