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Federation Square- Melbourne, Australia

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Location: Melbourne, Australia
Architect: Lab + Bates Smart
Principal Architects: Donald L. Bates, Peter Davidson
Facade Technology: Andrew Watts – Newtechnic
Engineer: Waterman AHW Consulting Engineers, Atelier One, Atelier Ten
Completion: 2003
Cost: $450 million
Site Area: 3.6 hectares

AE Interests: specialized lighting and security systems, sustainability, facade uses a pinwheel grid system of proportional triangles, thermal cooling labyrinth

Written by Maggie Lawson

August 31, 2009 at 2:22 pm

Posted in Built

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