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The Geoff Handbury Science and Technology Hub / Denton Corker Marshall

The new Geoff Handbury Science and Technology Hub at Melbourne Grammar School, is a simple, singular sculptural structure. It produces compelling imagery that alludes to the scientific and technological investigations taking place within. The School?s brief was to create a unique kind of science and technology centre; a facility that will support staff and students today and into the future.

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Architects: Denton Corker Marshall

Location: Domain St, Melbourne VIC 3004, Australia

Interior Architect: Denton Corker Marshall

Landscape: Urban Initiatives

Area: 5000.0 m2

Project Year: 2017

Photographs: John Gollings

Contractor: Kane Constructions

Project Manager: Kane Constructions

Structural Engineer: Irwinconsult

Services Engineer: Irwinconsult

Civil Engineer: Irwinconsult

Acoustic: Acoustic Logic Consultancy

Access: Architecture & Access

Esd Consultant: Irwinconsult

Cost Consultant: Wilde and Woollard

Signage: Fabio Ongarato Design

Building Surveyor: PLP Building Surveyors & Consultants

Façade Consultant: BG&E Facades

Planning Consultant: Nicholson Planning

Site Surveyor: Madigan Surveying

Building Access + Maintenance Consultant: Workplace Access

Specification: McGaw Consulting
Construction Cost: $30M

Client: Melbourne Grammar School

© John Gollings

Text description provided by the architects. The new Geoff Handbury Science and Technology Hub at Melbourne Grammar School, is a simple, singular sculptural structure. It produces compelling imagery that alludes to the scientific and technological investigations taking place within. The School?s brief was to create a unique kind of science and technology centre; a facility that will support staff and students today and into the future.

© John Gollings

The building is sympathetic to the campus heritage and identity, contributing to the ?Bluestone Campus? character in both form and colour.  It also maintains definition of the existing neighbourhood streetscape, in a calm and quite way with a gently curving corner and ends.

Courtesy of Denton Corker Marshall

Separated from the central campus built form, the building, located on the south east corner, also engages with the wider campus landscape.  The curved building form is a clear and direct response to the main oval, its physical presence heightened as a stand-alone building. The curved bleachers and overlooking porch, edge the oval while at roof and sky level, an activated, open and covered learning area linking to a green roof garden has been created.

© John Gollings

Entry to the building is via a raised, gently ramped pathway, leading to a covered entry.
The internal arrangement accommodates new and emerging pedagogies by being highly flexib...
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