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University of Melbourne Arts West Redevelopment

Client: 
University of Melbourne
Project Managers: 
Aurecon
Value: 
$70m
Completion Year: 
Early 2016
Category: 
Education
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Challenge: 

The key objectives of the project were to:

  1. Position the Arts West Building as a signature building and the primary learning and teaching hub for undergraduate students enrolled in Faculty
  2. Co-locate staff and  higher degree research students, collections and artifacts from the history and classics disciplines, within redesigned and redeveloped spaces in the Arts West Building
  3. Increase the number and improve the quality of teaching space in the Arts Precinct to facilitate innovative teaching practices and support the Faculty’s digital humanities and e-teaching strategy
  4. Improve student amenity and create a sense of community
  5. Improve the energy efficiency and update the services of the Arts West Building in order to assist the University to meet its environmental policy and sustainability targets

The types of spaces within the building included:

  1. Lecture Theatre
  2. Project Learning Spaces
  3. Interactive Learning Spaces
  4. Collaborative Learning Spaces
  5. Object Learning Spaces for rare collection display
  6. Discursive Learning Space
  7. Interactive Learning Cinema Room
  8. Research Lounge
  9. Exhibition Space
  10. Seminar Room
  11. Academic Offices

 

    Solution: 

    The project was designed in 3D using Revit with full BIM capability (LOD 100 – LOD 400) for builders and trades to complete to LOD 500.

    The design includes environmental initiatives to achieve a 5 star Greenstar design certification.

    LCI’s design services included all building engineering services.

    The staging of design and documentation included a number of packages including:

    1. Infrastructure additions and enhancements
    2. Early works package for enabling and demolition
    3. Main building and fit-out works

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