Ara Institute of Canterbury

When we first engaged with Ara the brief was clear, optimise space with a focus on flexible and modern solutions. We have been working with Ara for over 8 years and are their preferred furniture supplier for Project work and ‘business as usual’ supply. When we first engaged with Ara the brief was clear, optimise space with a focus on flexible and modern solutions.

As an organisation, Ara is continually pursuing their mission to provide innovative and quality educational experiences. We needed to thoughtfully cater to varying learning, working and teaching styles.

PROJECT CREDITS
Project lead - Helen Dennis
Project manager - Paul Clucas
Project support - Jenessa Georgica
Photography - Jonny Knopp
PROJECT CREDITS
Project lead - Helen Dennis
Project manager - Paul Clucas
Project support - Jenessa Georgica
Photography - Jonny Knopp
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ARA are very happy with Europlan’s delivery and partnership performance, rating us a 10 out of 10 in an independent survey!
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Modern Learning

The facility now boasts a collaborative learning environment that supports individual technology preferences to executive areas that are functional and flexible. Europlan has created synergy between sophisticated functionality and aesthetic design by delivering responsive spaces that can be easily re-configured to meet the changing needs of Ara.

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Strong Partnership

We work closely with Facilities Management for day to day ‘business as usual’ supply to ensure all products purchased has the long term vision in mind.  Working alongside key stakeholders we have developed a Standard Catalogue of Furniture that makes ordering easy and takes out the guess work for staff. 

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Adding Value
Executed large project work & ongoing day to day supply
Worked closely with Project & Faclilities Management Teams
Relationship management with end users
Knowledge share workshops
Activated space
Supplied future based workspace platforms with take back programs
Space planning & renders
Custom made furniture
Consolidated inventory of furniture across multiple campus’
Standardised furniture catalogue to ensure ease of ordering
Process reviewing to ensure we are adding value
Successful & seamless project management
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Thank you again for the great job, the fine work you and your team did to deliver what was promised, in the short time frame.
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