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Albany Entertainment Centre / Cox Howlett & Bailey Woodland + Roberts Gardiner

  • 01:00 - 4 September, 2014
Albany Entertainment Centre / Cox Howlett & Bailey Woodland + Roberts Gardiner
Albany Entertainment Centre / Cox Howlett & Bailey Woodland + Roberts Gardiner, © Alison Paine
© Alison Paine

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      © Alison Paine

      “A waterfront icon seated in the natural beauty of the harbour and its surrounds”

      The Albany Entertainment Centre is a significant project for the local community and the broader South West region. This building provides International standard entertainment, performance and convention facilities for the region and a catalyst for community interaction along with a re-energised waterfront.

      © Alison Paine
      © Alison Paine

      Albany holds a rich history where land and water come together to be one of the great natural harbours of the world. The township is seated within its own significant mountains looking down onto the waterfront location where the new theatre sits. The Albany Entertainment Centre re-engages the harbour and its connections to the township of Albany.

      Site Plan
      Site Plan

      The Albany Entertainment Centre forms a jewel placed in the heart of the harbour, a piece of waterside sculpture whose form is bred out of the crystalline molecular structures of the earth like a cut diamond which changes and reflects light as you move around it. Elegant and not imposing, it responds to the undulating composition of the harbour framed by the mountain saddle in which the township sits.

      © Alison Paine
      © Alison Paine

      The Albany Entertainment Centre regenerates a sense of social theatre and connection with the natural world thus giving a sense of belonging and promoting inclusiveness by engagement with the community. The pedestrian journey through the setting to the harbour is activated and clear. A sense of beckoning and welcome is then played out on the foreshore.

      © Alison Paine
      © Alison Paine
      • Design Director

        Steve Woodland
      • Project Director

        Greg Howlett
      • Design Associate

        Fernando Faugno
      • Project Associate

        Matthew Batchelor
      • Project Architect

        Nigel Saull
      • Local Architect

        Michael Roberts
      • Architect

        Wayne Kelsall, Edward Tran
      • Graduate Architect

        Rebecca Carrick
      • Senior Interior Designer

        Gary Giles
      • Interior Designer

        Cox Howlett & Bailey Woodland
      • Acoustic Consultant

        Marshall Day Acoustics
      • Building Surveyor

        John Massey Group
      • Civil Consultant

        Aurecon
      • Communications Consultant

        AECOM
      • Cost Consultant

        Davis Langdon Australia
      • Developer

        Great Southern Development Commission
      • Electrical Consultant

        AECOM
      • Environmental Consultant

        AECOM
      • Heritage Consultant

        Palassis Architects
      • Hydraulic Consultant

        Wood & Grieve
      • Landscape Consultant

        Hames Sharley
      • Lighting Consultant

        AECOM
      • Mechanical Consultant

        AECOM
      • Original Architect

        N/A
      • Programming Consultant

        JCA Partnership
      • Services Consultant

        AECOM
      • Structural Consultant

        Aurecon
      • Theatre Consultant

        Marshall Day Acoustics
      • Fire Engineering

        Aurecon
      • Roof Safety Access

        Safetylink
      • Builder

        Doric Contractors Pty Ltd.
      • Construction Manager

        Steve Duncan, Doric
      • Project Manager

        Mark Rowlands, Doric
      • Cost

        $70 Million (total commitment inc fees FF+E)

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      Cite: "Albany Entertainment Centre / Cox Howlett & Bailey Woodland + Roberts Gardiner" 04 Sep 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/543350/albany-entertainment-centre-cox-howlett-and-bailey-woodland-roberts-gardiner/> ISSN 0719-8884
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