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St Joseph’s Primary School / dKO Architecture

  • 01:00 - 12 October, 2011
St Joseph’s Primary School / dKO Architecture
St Joseph’s Primary School / dKO Architecture, © Michael Gazzola
© Michael Gazzola

© Michael Gazzola © Michael Gazzola © Michael Gazzola © Michael Gazzola +11

  • Architects

  • Location

    Collingwood VIC 3066, Australia
  • Architects

    dKO Architecture
  • Project Team

    Zvonko Orsanic, Hannah Jonasson
  • Collaborators

    Norman Disney & Young, Felicetti, JNAT, McCutcheon MacDonald, Invotec, Like Butter
  • Contractor

    Total Construction
  • Area

    450.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2011
  • Photographs

From the architect. As part of the Federal Government’s Building Education Revolution, dKO was commissioned to design the student library and associated facilities at St Joseph’s Primary School in Collingwood.

© Michael Gazzola
© Michael Gazzola

Today’s libraries are repositories and access points for vast quantities of print, audio and visual materials in numerous formats. With projects of this nature the opportunity for architects is to create spaces that meet the challenges brought about by ever-changing technology as well as providing for a dynamic and diverse age group within the primary school learning spectrum. Quality of light and an intelligent use of space are paramount. Careful consideration should also be given to managing internal traffic areas and noise control.

© Michael Gazzola
© Michael Gazzola

dKO Architecture’s design has delivered an environment which encourages vibrant student interaction while accommodating quiet study areas, as well as considered and abundant storage for the vast amount of resources required in the modern day library. We have delivered a beautiful, effective school library which we believe will be a source of pride for the entire school community and one that will enhance the quality of school life for current and future students.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan

We are pleased to advise that this project came in on time and on budget and are very proud of delivering a facility that will be enjoyed by many generations of St Joseph’s students in the years to come.

© Michael Gazzola
© Michael Gazzola

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Boris · October 12, 2011

A very tasteful design!

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