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Barwon Health Teaching Training & Research Centre / Billard Leece Partnership

  • Architects: Billard Leece Partnership
  • Location: Bellerine Street, Geelong VIC 3220, Australia
  • Client: Barwon Health Service
  • Construction Value: $22 million
  • Area: 5400.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2010
  • Photographs: Courtesy of billard leece partnership

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From the architect. This project challenges the view that clinical interiors need to be limited in colour or texture.

Using a limited achromatic palette of external materials, the perception of a vibrant visceral-like interior is heightened in this integrated clinical teaching, training and research centre in Geelong, Australia.

Courtesy of  billard leece partnership
Courtesy of billard leece partnership

The project is part of the redevelopment of the Geelong Hospital site, providing facilities for Deakin University Medical School, and Barwon Health Services’ teaching, training and medical research facility.

Courtesy of  billard leece partnership
Courtesy of billard leece partnership

Rising three levels above a carpark, the building rests on a brick plinth, masking the carpark behind, and recalls the bris-soleil of the modern to give life to its street elevation.

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