Matt Blyth

Director, Structural Engineer

Matt enjoys providing professional structural design to complex engineering projects.

→   Rolleston Library and Community Centre Development, Rolleston

The Rolleston town square development involved the master planning of a new town square, public amenities, library and community facility and preparation for a new hospitality/retail precinct along with the wider supporting infrastructure. As a council funded project there was a strong focus on value for money, considering the total cost of ownership offer the life of the development. Matt not only oversaw the structural design for this project but is also responsible for the in-house safety in design management of the project, ensuring timely delivery of SiD information to the client and contractors. Matt will bring this same oversight and focus to the Hornby Community Centre project.

→   Environment Canterbury New Offices and Depot, Kainga, Kaiapoi

ECan are developing the new office and depot site in Kainga to facilitate new high tech and green space for the staff. TMCo are engaged to provide structure, mechanical, civil, hydraulics, electrical, energy, Green Star and NABERSNZ for this project with a tight budget. Central to this is Matt’s structural design that has targeted the reduction of high carbon materials through clever structural modelling programmes developed by TMCo. The result will be a comfortable and energy efficient series of spaces with future flexibility and a cost-effective and sustainable whole of life building.

→    Coastal View Boat Club Pool, Nelson

→    Burlington Lodge Pool, Christchurch

→    CCC Civil Building structural engineering.

→   Malls (Merivale Mall, Barrington Mall, Richmond Mall (Nelson), LynnMall, The Hub Hornby, The Palms, Waitakere Mega Centre, The Terrace Christchurch, Northwood Supa Centre, Ballantynes, Bishopdale Mall, Cashel Mall, etc)

→   Large Tenancies (Briscoes, Kmart, Spotlight, Rebel Sport, Bunnings, Smiths City, Harvey Norman Centre, etc)

→    Matt’s role is also the TMCo health and safety director. His championing of the SiD process have led to repeat engagements on complex projects. For instance, Matt is the key engineer for Ravensdown projects where health and safety are extremely critical in this dangerous and complex operation. Matt organises, and ensures actions are followed through in the SiD meetings for these contracts. His collaborative nature ensures that all relevant stakeholders are integrated into this process including contractors and the ultimate end users

Qualifications: BE(Civil)Hons, CMEngNZ, CPEng, IntPe(NZ).