Client: Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority / NDPD
Purposed-designed for the Australian Pesticides Veterinary Medicines Authority, this building satisfies the briefed requirements for a 3,000m² building on a single level. This significant size of the floor plate posed a number of challenges such as achieving an efficient fitout and circulation arrangement while maximising daylight penetration to the highly partitioned office and laboratory environment. As such, the fitout design was integrated with the base building design by AMC right from the outset of the project. Staff car parking is accommodated at the rear of the building along with a staff recreation area including a volleyball court and attractive landscaping. The building façade incorporates an elegant and balanced arrangement of window glazing and sunshading. The palette of materials and colours is, for the most part, understated with the main and rear entries identified through a striking entry canopy and the use of a bold yellow cladding. The building incorporates a highly energy efficient mechanical and electrical services system achieving a 4.5 ABGR rating.