Monash University Faculty of Art & Design (Building G)

Office: Victoria
Sector: Tertiary
Value: $10M
Client: Monash University

Consultants:

Denton Corker Marshall

Awards:

Australian Institute of Architects Victoriam Chapter Commendation Public Architecture 1999

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The College of Art and Design on Monash University's Caulfield campus includes studios, teaching laboratories, offices, galleries, a lecture theatre and two studio apartments for visiting artists. These are provided in a three-level administration wing and a two-level studio wing.

The complex turns away from the noisy Dandenong Road/Princes Highway with an undulating aluminium wall highlighted by yellow sticks protruding from above and below. Upper level studios are illuminated with even south light and overlook a gallery through the building which serves as a student meeting and exhibition place.

An elevated walkway and bridge connects the studio building to the administration block on the other side of the gallery.

Kane was awarded the $10 million lump sum contract in 1997 with works completed at the end of 1998. 

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