The project required the partial demolition of a ground level and basement structure, refurbishment and additions. The new three level building includes open learning at ground level and four open learning areas with a central project hub on the upper level which has stair and lift access. The basement level comprises storage, staff areas and amenities. Works include infrastructure upgrade to the sub-station and main switchboard supplying the campus.
The new building has a concrete ground floor slab with pre-cast panels and in-situ concrete columns. The upper levels are steel framed with the floor supported on pre-cast panels and steel columns. The building exterior features arched patterned pre-cast concrete with copper alucobond lining and curved patterned decorative glass. The interior has a vaulted timber ceiling and feature wall panelling.
Wallbridge & Gilbert
Construction methodology ensuring construction activities do no impact on the school, including the transportation and erection of over 50 eight metre long pre-cast concrete wall panels within a school campus.
Managing procurement timeframes and installation of high quality internal/external finishes to a building with complex geometry both with the structure and fabric, including. curved patterned glass and claddings.
High levels of site coordination, management and client liaison ensuring build quality and site safety.