DEVCO | State Basketball Centre Wantirna South
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STATE BASKETBALL CENTRE

Wantirna South

The building complex is the new headquarters for Basketball Victoria. Comprising six basketball courts, three of which can be converted into approximately a 3500 seat capacity show court, four change areas, two referee rooms, social/meeting room with viewing area to show court/basketball courts, café, public toilets, entry foyer with reception, retail and office areas. With an internal floor area of 8,575m² the main show court has a clear internal height of 12 metres and internal area of 72m x 38m. The building was constructed using steel cladding and decorative precast concrete with the facade featuring 192 perforated and folded aluminium panels with different designs that are back lit at night to create a beacon for fans of the sports played. The six-court indoor State Basketball Centre will serve local, regional and elite level players, whilst also accommodating netball.

CLIENT
Knox City Council
ARCHITECT
Mantric Architects
SERVICES ENGINEER
Vos Group
STRUCTURAL/CIVIL ENGINEER
Bonacci Group
COMPLETION
May 2012
CONTRACT VALUE
$18 million

Success Factors

High quality bespoke external claddings and internal finishes in keeping with design intent.

All courts built to international standards.

Submission of production samples of custom finishes for design approval prior to procurement.

Co-ordination of specialist retractable seating supplier with construction.

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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