Arvida Parklane Retirement Village

The Parklane development was completed as a two-stage, 4 level CLT/ GLULAM project consisting of 80 apartments. Tricon was engaged by the Arvida group early on in the design phase to supply draft methodologies, cost estimates, time frames, and risk assessment to construct the CLT/ Glulam structure.


We used 700 cross laminated timber (CLT panels) over the course of this project. The stairs were installed as each level was erected, allowing easy internal access for trades during construction. Extreme care was taken to protect visual grade walls and showcase the natural aesthetics of the materials. During manufacture, dowel plates were fitted to the top edge of the CLT walls which meant minimal spax screws were required to fix walls in place.

Why Choose Tricon?


We’re constantly developing new skills to meet the changing needs of our diverse building environment. Our materials selection, prefabricated and modular options, supplier network and building methodologies all have us well placed to adjust to your scope and stay on target with budgets and timeframes.


We’ll keep in touch at each stage of the process. We won’t just tell you the price, we’ll give you supporting documentation, datasheets and timelines. This straight-up approach helps prevent unexpected costs and uncertainty at each stage of your build.


Our in-house capability ranges from concrete specialists to 3D designers and project managers with a lifetime of experience in the Christchurch building industry.


We work with a solid network of suppliers that complement our inhouse skillset. These relationships are built on a foundation of honesty and mutual respect – giving you the peace of mind knowing your project is in good hands.

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