A freestanding timber dome, the first of its kind in Australia.
Factories of the Future is an award-winning hub for engaging undergraduate and high school students, alumni and the wider community. Swinburne University’s new $100 million facility is equipped with advanced visualization and design tools to explore conceptual ideas for manufacturing next generation products.
The unique aspect was the development of a free-standing timber dome with mezzanine floor, created by architects H20 and structural engineers TTW.
Client: Swinburne University
Architect: H20 Architects
Builder: Ireland Brown
Services: Timber, Structural
- 2015 Australian Timber Design Award – Excellence in Timber Cladding