The new Bayside Secondary College is a result of the merger of the Altona Gate Primary School and the Altona North campus of the Bayside Secondary College.
The project required staged construction comprising:
The hive building comprised flexible groupings of learning areas with a variety of operable walls grouped around a resource centre and shared facilities.
The buildings reflect an environmentally sensitive design maximising solar control through orientation and site layout. Other sustainability features include intelligent automated thermal chimneys connected to a mechanised window system, rainwater harvesting for irrigation, drought tolerant garden landscaping and creative urban sensitive stormwater solutions.
Department of Education & Early Childhood Development
Effective communication with stakeholders to minimise the impact of construction on school activities and maintaining the highest levels of safety throughout the project.
Managing multiple stages of works with progressive handover/ occupancy of each stage.
Accommodating design changes post-construction through high levels of client support.