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Killara Public school

Killara Public school

To accommodate for future student growth Killara Public School upgrade includes 8 new homebases and a new sports court.  The new building provides a new main entrance from Ridgeland Avenue, improves the school’s street presence and unifies previously under-utilised open space with the removal of 5 portable homebases. Killara Public School is located in a..
BRUTAL BEAUTY

BRUTAL BEAUTY

   The Department of Education acquired the Ku-ring-gai UTS university campus in Sydney North with the vision of creating a large educational centre: “Lindfield Learning Village”. This campus consists of an ensemble of connected buildings surrounded by a National Park. The heritage listed 1970’s brutalist buildings will receive 2100 children over 30,000 m2. To embrace..
GROUNDED – ULTIMO PS

GROUNDED – ULTIMO PS

Ultimo PYRMONT Public School REDEVELOPMENT Competition Winner Ultimo is one of Sydney’s densest suburbs. (98% of the children going to the school live in an apartment). Children living in intense urban environment are disconnected from the natural world. It is ironic that in Australia; the 7th least densely country in the world, where pristine nature..
FLEXIBLE LEARNING

FLEXIBLE LEARNING

  LYCÉE CONDORCET – The French School of Sydney Block D&E – alterations and additions The French School of Sydney is in the process of constructing a 4-Stage Master Plan prepared by Lacoste + Stevenson.  Stage 1, completed in March 2016, is a 2-storey addition to Block D.4 General Learning Spaces, male and female WCs and..
Domino

Domino

The new UTS Student Housing Tower rises above the existing UTS DAB Building 6 Podium. The 13 storey tower accommodates 720 student beds in a GFA of 19,200 msq. A building envelope approval for the tower was obtained when the podium was built in the late 1980s. The western facade overlooking Harris Street is populated..
Testing Ground

Testing Ground

The French School of Sydney is growing. It gained nearly 100 students in two years. To cope with this growth the school is undertaking the refurbishment of block E where the ground floor was turned into new science laboratory facilities and the first floor now converted into four new classrooms out of the existing three...
Condorcet Conducted

Condorcet Conducted

  Being a campus that has been developed over an extended period of time and the subject of a sub-division that significantly limits opportunities for expansion and outdoor recreational areas, the School lacks a strategy for the site’s overall organisation. The entrance to the School and internal circulation is not clearly defined. The three different..
Grassland

Grassland

The new Marrickville library is blending building and landscape and strongly refers to australian scenery. The library forecourt is a space that complements and extends the undulating form of the building. The softer, curvaceous lines contrast to the formal geometry of the former hospital and other heritage buildings on the site. the forecourt is not..
Dappled Canopy

Dappled Canopy

The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is rebuilding and enlarging its childcare facility on the Blackfriars site near Broadway. Blackfriars Public School built in 1884 occupies most of the site. The 3 G.A. Mansfield designed buildings, together with the perimeter fence have high heritage significance. A childcare centre is essentially a few playrooms with associated..
Outstanding

Outstanding

Open Competition, March 2010, First Prize. A new front door for UTS: Four and a half years after the design competition, UTS has decided to start the works on Podium Extension aiming for a completion in 2018. The project is now part of a bigger development renamed UTS Central. The new brief includes the relocation of..