DCWC provided services for three projects shortlisted for the AIA 2020 National Architecture Awards. Nominated across a variety of categories, the projects include: Monash University Chancellery, Melbourne University Ian Potter Southbank Centre and QUT Peter Coaldrake Education Precinct.
Shortlisted Categories: Educational Architecture & Colorbond Award for Steel Architecture
Architect: ARM Architecture
Monash Chancellery has been shortlisted for two awards in the Educational Architecture and Colorbond Award for Steel Architecture categories. Designed by ARM Architecture, the new chancellery has a distinct mid-20th century feel. ARM was inspired by the American embassy building in New Delhi, designed by architect Edward Dureel Stone. The stunning design includes a feature steel sunshade screen that wraps around the facade.
DCWC was engaged to prepare a feasibility report on the development options including the recommended. Subsequent to this work, DCWC was engaged to provide Project Management and Superintendency Services for the extraordinary project. Photo Credit: Rhiannon Slatter
The Ian Potter Southbank Centre, the home of the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (MCM), accommodates 8 levels and around 9,000sqm of learning and teaching programs, the formal learning and teaching spaces are complemented by a series of informal learning hubs and spaces. The variety of learning environments support and encourage multiple music learning and innovation pedagogies.
The Ian Potter Southbank Centre, designed by John Wardle Architects, has been shortlisted for the Educational Architecture Award. Our team is delighted to have provided Project Management services for this exceptional project.
The Kelvin Grove campus is critical to the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), located within a confined site in the centre of the campus, linking to existing adjacent buildings and circulation routes.
It comprises teaching spaces, student lounges and creative spaces, function spaces, office and study areas, all spread over 6 levels with a substantial atrium linking with the adjoining buildings. The QUT Education precinct project was procured under a traditional lump sum contract, with Donald Cant Watts Corke providing full Quantity Surveying services. Photo credit: Christopher Frederick Jones