The Challenge/ Design an art institutional structure that has cultural significance and utilises inspiring design technology.

Our Solution/ Irwinconsult used state-of-the-art structural and civil engineering approaches for the construction of this unique six-storey building. Its distinctive discontinuous GRC dome-shaped roof and façade was formed on longitudinal and latitudinal structural steel elements. The vertically inclined glazing profile was achieved by the use of post tensioned concrete floors with faceted edges and extents, hung by the roof and suspended by slender raking columns. (Renders courtesy of ARM Architecture)

Awards

  • 2016 Australian Institute of Architects, Victorian Architecture Awards – Victorian Architecture Medal
  • 2016 Australian Institute of Architects, Victorian Architecture Awards – Marion Mahony Award for Interior Architecture
  • 2016 Australian Institute of Architects, Victorian Architecture Awards – William Wardell Award for Public Architecture
  • 2016 Australian Institute of Architects, Victorian Architecture Awards – Regional Prize
  • 2015 Concrete Institute of Australia – Victoria, Excellence in Concrete Award

More Art & Culture Projects:

More Award Winning Projects:

More Government Projects: