Ormond College, Academic Centre - University of Melbourne

The Academic Centre is an adaptive re-use of a heritage listed, two-storey octagonal shaped Romberg & Boyd building circa 1964, located at Ormond College. The transformation represents a cohesive, contemporary integration of library, technology, pedagogy and materiality.

Project Details

Architects
McGlashan Everist in collaboration with Assocuate Professor Peter Jamieson & Associate Professor Rufus Black

Award
Commendation – Category 2 Renovation/Modernisation of School/Major Faciity

Address
49 College Crescent, Parkville VIC 3052

Submitter
McGlashan Everist Pty Ltd

Cost
$3,618,390 (exc. GST)

Project Overview

Commendation – Category 2 Renovation/Modernisation of School/Major Facility.

“The Academic Centre at Ormond College, Melbourne University. This respectful yet quite radical adaptation of a heritage listed, Robin Boyd designed, architectural icon of the 1960’s, has created a remarkable facility for self directed, technology-rich learning at a tertiary level.

Congratulations to McGlashan Everist Architects and Ormond College, Melbourne University”

Andrew Gehling, Jury Chair

This page last updated: Wednesday 22 August 2012