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July 9th, 2019
Architect: John Wardle Architects
Builder: Hansen Yuncken
Structural & Building Services Engineer, Sustainability Consultant: Irwinconsult
Landscape Architect: Taylor Cullity Lethlean [TCL]
Signage and Wayfinding: Buro North
Audio Visual: CHW Consulting
Artist: Rose Nolan
Duration: 21 months
‘Tip Ton’ student chair, Vitra. ‘Pearl’ lounge chair, Jardan. ‘Hay About A Lounge’ lounge chair, Cult. ‘Jasper’ task chair, Zenith. ‘I.AM’ study table, Thinking Works. ‘Midi’ collaborative tables, Envoy Furniture. ‘Easy Boy’ laptop tables, KFive. ‘Krossi Dual Stage’ workstations, Schiavello. Miscellaneous library equipment, Raeco.
Nendo table lamp, Euroluce.
Custom plywood ceiling and wall lining, Atkar. Ceiling acoustic panels and baffles, Autex. ‘Human Nature’ flooring, Interface. ‘Natura Kavar’ flooring, Spectrum Floors. Custom fabric wrapped wall lining panels, Kvadrat Maharam.
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