The new state-of-the-art library has 1027m2 of floor area comprising two community meeting spaces, a technology room, and a café with central courtyard. The library operates with a large collection of resources in various formats including books, magazines, DVDs/CDs and talking books.
The library has environmentally sustainable initiatives including above ground tanks harvesting rainwater from the library roof for flushing toilets, solar panels supplying the grid to off-set power costs.
The building management system controls artificial lighting, awnings to regulate natural light/heat and louvres that purge hot air at night.
Hobson’s Bay City Council
Successful management of construction with the consultant team and architect resulting in the project being completed on time, on budget and to a high standard.
High levels of external and internal finishes, including raked alucobond facade and suspended decorative precast panels.