Melton Library

Melton, VIC

The first library in Australia to be awarded a 5 Star Green Star rating

The architectural vision for Melton, which was recognised for national and international design excellence, was to deliver a facility that revitalises and re-energises the Melton community. The facility comprises a theatre, lecture rooms, recording and editing studios for use by local education centres.  Elegant design and detailing of timber structures were used successfully to achieve an outstanding result.  The Melton Library and Learning Hub is the first library in Australia to be awarded a 5 Star Green Star – Public Building Design PILOT rating from the Green Building Council of Australia.

Client: Melton Shire Council

Architect: FJMT

Builder: ADCO Constructions

Value: $20M

Completion: 2013

Sector: Government & Public, Art & Culture

Services: Timber, Structural, Civil

Awards

  • 2013 Australian Timber Design Award, Winner of Sustainability
  • 2014 AIA Victoria Award
  • 2014 Intergrain Timber Vision Award