DEVCO | Crown Street Community Hub Laverton
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CROWN STREET COMMUNITY HUB

Laverton

The project comprised the demolition of an existing building and the construction of a new 2,500m2 community centre with multipurpose rooms, consulting rooms, cafe, education zone & medical treatment rooms. The adjoining community functions room was refurbished including new commercial kitchen facilities.

The angular building façade and canopies comprise of a mixture of compressed cement sheet cladding, masonry & intricate colorbond metal cladding. The project included extensive landscaping with new off street car parking for forty vehicles.

The Centre is an integrated family and children’s services with long day-care, four year old kindergarten, alternative care, toy library, and consulting rooms for visiting medical professionals.

CLIENT
Hobson’s Bay City Council
ARCHITECT
dwp|suters
SERVICES ENGINEER
Meinhardt Group
STRUCTURAL/CIVIL ENGINEER
Meinhardt Group
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT
Thomson Perrett
COMPLETION
February 2013
CONTRACT VALUE
$8 million

Success Factors

Installation & commissioning of an innovative geothermal mechanical system.

Working with consultants in refining services design and regulatory compliance in regard to acoustics and fire. The building geometry included many angular ceilings and walls that were timber framed requiring precision

The building geometry included many angular ceilings and walls that were timber framed requiring precision setouts and installation of prefinished panels.

Devco is a great Australian success story of persistence, skill and hard work creating a business based on the traditional values of quality and service.

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