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The magical Ningaloo Reef experience in North-West Australia now has added dimension with the opening of a classy visitors centre.

Ningaloo Architect: Site Architecture Studio

Project Manager: NS Project Bronwen Mills

Builder: FIRM Construction

Structural/Civil Engineer: Calibre Consulting

Fire and Hydraulic Engineer: Construction Hydraulic Design

Electrical Engineer: Electrical Design Consultants

Mechanical Engineer: Stevens McGann Willcock & Copping

Landscape Designer: UDLA

Quality Surveyor: Donald Cant Watts Corke

Building Surveyor & Access: JMG Building Surveyors

Exhibition Design: FRD

Acoustic Design: Gabriel’s Environmental Design

Thermal Design: SUHO

Traffic: Porter Consulting Engineers

Door Hardware: Parker Black & Forrest

Kitchen Equipment: Western Red


Budget: $34m

Duration: 4 years



‘Schamburg + Alvisse’ armless lounge and modular lounge with ottomans, ‘Bang Design’ Plusmore single armchair, ‘Allemuir Conic’ table and lounge chair, ‘Sean Dix’ Factory Stool, Zenith Interiors. ‘Keith Melbourne’ coffee table, ‘Alexander Lotersztain for Derlot Edition’ modular system, ‘Ichiro Iwasaki for Arper Pix’ ottoman, ‘Ben McCarthy for Go Home’ launch table and stool set, B5 task armchair, ‘Eso’ Rix armchair, ‘James Irvine for Arper’ Juno chair, Stylecraft. Custom folding tables, 5000 chair, Adage Furniture. Library shelving, Raeco. ‘Pedrali’ tables, ‘Eero Aarnio for Magis Trioli’ children’s rocker, ‘Simon James design’ Link side table, District. ‘Parkway’ no-rock table, ‘Pages Meble Saba side chair, Furniture Options.



Various light fitting, Think Lighting. ‘Estiluz Siso’ pendant, Alti Lighting. Advance LED Suspended and Recessed Extrusions, M-Light. Custom curved LED profile extrusions, Pro-Lamps.



‘Quietspce’ acoustic panel, Autex. ‘Activity’ sprung floor, Harlequin. ‘Mararazzi’ sistem C tiles, ‘Guocera’ uptown tiles, European Ceramics. Laminate generally throughout, Laminex. ‘Safetread’ universal vinyl flooring, Forbo. Homogeneous compact vinyl, ID Inspiration loose lay vinyl plank, Tarkett. ‘Desso Fuse’, ‘Fields’, ‘Pebble’, & ‘Salt’ carpet tiles, ‘Instyle Think’, ‘Zone’, & ‘Muse’ upholstery fabric, Covrd Interior Coverings. ‘Corian’ solid surface, CASF Australia. Rubber flooring, Novaproducts Global, Rephouse. White birch plywood, Top-End Ceilings. Paint generally throughout, Dulux. Concrete floor, exposed external concrete, Hanson. Upholstery generally throughout, Kvadrat Maharam, Warwick Fabrics. ‘Aluminium Shadow’ cladding system, Stryum. ‘Magna Merbau Glu-Lam’ beams, Austim. ‘Spandek’ custom orb sheeting, Revolution Roofing. Perforated metal panels, MetrixGroup.


Fixed & Fitted

‘Hunter Douglas’ roller blinds, Sun Solutions. Sanitary fixtures, Caroma, Galvins. Toilet partitions, Aqualoo.

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