Thorne Dwyer Structures carries out the structural design of new residential houses, industrial warehouses, retail and commercial office buildings, schools, sculptures, medium rise apartment complexes and public buildings, pools and landscaping walls along with alterations, additions and upgrades to a wide variety of existing buildings.

Projects that Steve Thorne and Steve Dwyer have been responsible for include:

Nugent St Commercial/Residential Development for Neil Developments

Four level office/retail buildings, a 15,000m2 six level ‘spiral’ carpark and refurbishment of an existing six level building for residential/retail use. Project cost – $40 million.


Watt Street, Parnell carpark with Adams Langley Architects

3500m2 three suspended floor carpark using an economic braced steel framed superstructure and steel truss supported flooring system.


Head Office for FIRESTONE NZ in Newmarket with Deighton Gibbs Architects

High quality three level office and carparking building utilising a concrete frame, precast panel and structural steel superstructure. Project cost $3.5 million.


Commercial Office Development at Rosedale Road, Albany

Three level office buildings including basement level parking.


Storage Facility at Albany for National Mini Storage

Three level concrete floor and structural steel framed building constructed within the perimeter of existing warehouse building. Project cost – $6.5 million.


Auckland Contemporary Art Gallery refurbishment with Mitchell Stout Architects

Extensive refurbishment of an existing four level concrete/masonry building including removal of columns and upgrading of lateral load system. Project cost – $5.0 million.

Congreve House in Belmont with Pip Cheshire and JASMAX Architects

Award winning three level house on the cliff top at Belmont utilising insitu concrete first floor and roof over large spaces. Project cost – $4 million.


New classroom blocks for Auckland Girls Grammar with Brewer Davidson.

Three storey blocks on sloping site. Project cost – $3.5 million.


Takapuna Grammar Social Sciences Block with Brewer Davidson

Three level classroom and library block. Project cost – $8.0 million.


Fraser Cove Shopping Complex

Multi Unit Retail Development in Tauranga. Project cost – $12.0 million.


Commercial Office and Retail Developments in Rotorua

Large number of stand alone buildings up to three storeys in central Rotorua. Project cost approx. $15.0 million.


Refurbishment of Lopdell house in Titirangi with Mitchell Stout

Extensive seismic upgrade of original 6 level heritage building.