University of Melbourne, VCA Workshop

Address | Southbank Campus, St Kilda Road, Building 874, Melbourne VIC

Project Budget | $2.5m

Area | 1,000m²

Designer | HATZ Architects

Renascent was engaged under a lump sum arrangement by The University of Melbourne to deliver the refurbishment of the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) Workshop at Southbank.

The project entailed a complex refurbishment of the existing saw tooth warehouse as well as an extension of the entrance to the workshop. An extensive and decorative front façade was also included.

The works involved a new structural topping burnished slab throughout, new saw tooth roof IGU windows, a new extraction mechanical system for wood shop, gas heaters and general fitout elements such as construction of walls and ceilings, decorative ply panel walls.  The extension to the façade included piling, new structural slab, structural steel and decorative cladding elements.