Client: Nikias Diamond + ACT Government
Expected Completion Date: Mid 2017
With this project, AMC has had an interesting opportunity to be involved in both the preparation of a client-side brief for the ACT Government for a new purpose-built Motor Vehicle Inspection Station (MVIS) and then as the architect for the ultimate new development at Hume with Nikias Diamond Property Developments. This new facility will replace the existing inspection station which has been located in Dickson since the 1970’s and had reached the end of its serviceable life due to problems with large vehicle access and the imminent redevelopment of the Northbourne corridor associated with the new light rail. The project bought together the requirements of a number of different user groups, the coordination and planning of a relative complex set of requirements, sign-off and delivery of a comprehensive set of functional statements, room data sheets and specifications to allow the project to be confidently tendered to the market as turn-key lease-back project between government and the private sector.
The design concept: