University of Tasmania
University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Client: University of Tasmania (UTAS) Stages 1 & 2
Sector: Educational Facilities
Project Size: Refurbishment of five existing buildings
Address: Lilyfield, Callan Park
Contract Value: $4.67 Million
Construction Period: 36 Weeks
Architect: ARTAS Architects
Project Summary:UTAS Stage 1 project at Callan Park, Lilyfield in Sydney’s inner west, is a heritage listed site. The project was a live site with the programme coordinated around buildings in occupation with students and faculty. Stage 1 was completed in four programmed stages encompassing all internal fit out refurbishments inclusive to offices, bathrooms, ceilings, floor coverings and an upgrade of all service trades to meet current regulations and Australian standards as well as external remedy works to the façade. All works were completed without compromising the heritage aspect of the building.
UTAS Stage 2 is a fit out of a Nursing and Paramedic training facility to replicate a hospital layout. It also included a lecture room with extensive AV which included; custom built lecterns, presentation equipment, air media, conferencing equipment, interactive touchscreen monitors, simulation equipment, hearing loop for hearing impaired. Joinery in UTAS Stage 2 included custom built in joinery, built in nursing lab to identically replicate a hospital environment for training, custom storage and lockers. Ample hoarding, signage, protection and care was a major consideration of the project. The staff working on the floor were impressed with the way the project was handled, keeping noise to a minimum, noisy works outside of hours, cleanliness and level of consideration that was given.