This centre is designed to deliver the latest in building and construction training, and a landmark building for Victoria University and the State’s west. The building form expresses the progressive nature of the construction industry and rapid development of new materials and construction design technologies – encouraging engagement with industry partners and providing students with industry exposure. It features two primary teaching spaces: one being a trades workshop, the other general teaching spaces. This results in an airside/landside relationship promoting linkages between practical and theory spaces while allowing for appropriate environmental separation. The programme has been considered as a range of learning typologies, including a technology hub, industry room, work-based education centre, flexible learning and formal learning spaces. The design provides a loose-fit long-life shell that responds to and caters for changing course programmes.
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Shortlisted for Public Architecture (New), AIA VIC 2014
Shortlisted in Higher Education/Research, WAF 2013
Excellence in Commercial Construction $30M-$80M, MBAV 2013