Pavilions, hubs, neighbourhoods, precincts and the like are fast becoming a popular staple in the agile workplace diet – but why? In their latest project for Red Energy Melbourne, iconic studio Carr sees the significance of these spaces as allowing users to claw back some personal ownership of their working environment.
September 12th, 2018
Red Energy Architect: Carr
Project Manager: Montlaur
Structural Engineer: WSP
Services Engineer: ARUP
Quality Surveyor: Altus Group
Building Surveyor: Philip Chun
Duration: 23 months
‘Duo Lounge’ modular sofa, ‘Navigate’ low back sofa, District 246. ‘Plum Easychair’ armchairs, ‘Hay’ revolver stool and ‘About a Chair’ chairs, Cult. ‘Fable’ stool, Café Culture. ‘Peggy Chair’, Interior Base. ‘Lev Gas’ lift table, ‘UR’ flipping table, ‘Tipo’ stacking chair, disc base table, ‘Belite’ drafting stool, Zenith. Square and round dining tables, coffee/café tables, ‘Singleton’ daytime bed, Interstudio. Custom pedestal base tables, LifeSpaceJourney. ‘Nash’ side table, ‘MAC’ outdoor chair and sofa, ‘BO’ side table, Jardan. Meeting tables, TCW. Square meeting table, SBW. ‘Linea’ sliding door cabinets, Planex. ‘Ultima’ metla shelving, Dexion. Outdoor table and bench seat, Tait. ‘Cascando’ whiteboard, Stylecraft. ‘Toguna Circle’ meeting pods, Schiavello. ‘Kartell’ umbrella stand, Space Furniture. Plants throughout, Frenchams. Planter pots throughout, On the Side.
‘Oyster Grey Matt’ laminate, Polytec. ‘Interpon’ powdercoat finishes, Interpon. ‘Maham mode’ screen fabric, upholstery throughout, wall covering, Kvadrat Maharam. Lamitak ‘Elodie’, ‘Cello’, ‘Ferra’, ‘Oceanic’, Laminex ‘Bayleaf’, Surteco. ‘Hranipax’ ABS, Surface Squared. ‘Oyster Grey’, black laminex ABS, joinery laminate where needed, Laminex. Perspex, Mitchell Plastics. Dichroic film, Spicers. Grey smooth set cement, Rockcote. Carpet tile throughout, Interface. Epoxy flooring, Select Coatings. Glazing, clear mirror, Viridian. Reeded glass, MS Glass. Graphic film, Image Box. Black, white and grey film, Reflex. Grey grout, Mapei. Timber look laminate, ‘Homapal’ whiteboard, HVG. ‘Desktop’ furniture linoleum, Forbo. Perforated metal, The Locker Group. Anodised aluminium, Sapphire Aluminium. Stainless steel, Rimex. Paint throughout, Dulux. Rubber flooring, Rephouse. Acoustic panels and tiles throughout, Woven Image. Terrazzo tile, Signorino. Timber floor, Royal Oak Floors. Anti static vinyl, Altro APAC.
‘Smeg’ dishwashers, ‘Fisher & Paykel’ dishdrawer, vertical freezer, electric oven, ‘FrankeSingle’ undermount sinks, ‘Haier’ vertical and bar refrigerators, ‘Blanco’ microwave, ‘Husky’ undercounter cooler, Harvey Norman Commercial. ‘BilliQuandraPlus’ boiling, chilled and sparkling water taps, Billi. ‘Icon’ sink mixer, soap dispenser, Astra Walker. Tea towel rail, ‘Ago-Vario’ cutlery tray, sink caddy, ventilation grill, coat rail, non-slip drawer matting, cable grommet, Hafele Australia. Paper towel holder, Howards Storage World. ‘Multisort’ bins, Source Separation Systems. Switch/Data sockets, Clipsal. Cupboard locks, Assa Abloy. ‘PolyStud’ tactile indicators, CTA Australia. Stair nosing, DTAC. Joinery pull, Index + Co. Cable basket, CMS Electracom. Entry door handle, Barben.
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