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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
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    “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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    • 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

    • Communications Consultant

    • Cost Consultant

      Davis Langdon Australia
    • Developer

      Great Southern Development Commission
    • Electrical Consultant

    • Environmental Consultant

    • Heritage Consultant

      Palassis Architects
    • Hydraulic Consultant

      Wood & Grieve
    • Landscape Consultant

      Hames Sharley
    • Lighting Consultant

    • Mechanical Consultant

    • Original Architect

    • Programming Consultant

      JCA Partnership
    • Services Consultant

    • Structural Consultant

    • Theatre Consultant

      Marshall Day Acoustics
    • Fire Engineering

    • Roof Safety Access

    • 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 . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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