Mernda Education Suite / Supple Design

SuppleDesign_Mernda-10

Architect: Supple Design / Eoghan Lewis
Location: Mernda, Victoria,
Client: Stockland Property Trust
Structural consultant: HKMA—Phil Mance
Site area: 850 sqm
Floor area: 130 sqm
Design year: 2006
Construction year: 2007
Photographs: Shannon McGrath, Eoghan Lewis

SuppleDesign_Mernda-3 SuppleDesign_Mernda-6 SuppleDesign_Mernda-8 SuppleDesign_Mernda-9

This project is a development of the precast construction system we developed for the Macarthur Gardens Education and Display Suite in NSW. Like its predecessor, this building is temporary, moveable & re-erectable.

section 01
section 01

SuppleDesign_Mernda-4

The challenge was to adapt the system to a quite different context (temperature range, orientation, prevailing winds), accommodate new requirements whilst developing and testing the system’s robustness and adaptability. So far so good!

Cite: "Mernda Education Suite / Supple Design" 22 Oct 2009. ArchDaily. Accessed 22 Sep 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=38448>

3 comments

  1. Thumb up Thumb down 0

    A future home should be in the path are, for example as Mernda Education Suite home by Supple Design. the neighborhood in the garden filled with beautiful

  2. Thumb up Thumb down 0

    Shame about the terrible houses built around the education suite, absolute eye sores

Share your thoughts