Bond University School of Architecture
Location: Gold Coast, Australia
The Soheil Abedian School of Architecture at Bond University on Queensland’s Gold Coast will provide a public forum space for 120 people, studios for undergraduate and masters’ students, as well as post-graduate spaces, in a generally open-plan arrangement.
- 4000m² building
- The inclined street and the eddy spaces
Architect: Cook Robotham Architectural Bureau (CRAB), London in association with Populous and Brit Andresen
- Key elements of the main academic building include a 70 metre long ‘street’ of varying width and height adjacent to which are four 15 metre high “scoops” which bring light and air into the building
Q Concrete & Formwork Pty Ltd
- Using the PERI VARIO formwork system for the necessary flexibility with pour heights, intricate block-outs and tie locations
- Providing over 400 details and assembly drawings for the block-outs, wall tapers and sloping stop-ends
- The complex plywood ribs to construct the intricate formwork were manufactured by engaging a locally sourced CNC machine.