Australian School Buildings

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Australian School Buildings : Architecture

Key Contemporary Architectural Developments – Education Designs

School Buildings in Australia

We’ve selected what we feel are the key examples of Australian School Buildings. We aim to include projects that are either of top quality or interesting, or ideally both. We cover completed education buildings, new building designs, architectural exhibitions and architecture competitions across Australia. The focus is on contemporary primary and secondary school buildings.

New Schools in Australia – Recent Buildings

Architecture News – latest additions to this page, arranged chronologically:

3 Oct 2017
St Stephens Primary School, Duncraig, Perth, Western Australia
Design: Cox Architecture
St Stephens Primary School
photography: Peter Bennetts

St Stephens Primary School in Duncraig
A new library and community hub building. The mobile “market carts” allow books to be displayed or even moved to classrooms, further emphasizing the boundless influence of the library upon the school life.

6 Aug 2017
Mamre Anglican School, Sydney, NSW
Design: Day Bukh Architects
Mamre Anglican School
photograph : Brett Boardman

Mamre Anglican School in Sydney
The aim of the project was to build a purpose designed seniors study centre for year 11 and 12.

17 Oct 2016
All Saints Grammar School in Sydney

12 Feb 2016
Arthur Phillip High School and Parramatta Public School

12 Aug 2013
Ravenswood School for Girls: Mabel Fidler Building

22 Apr 2013
The Infinity Centre, Melbourne, Victoria
Design: McBride Charles Ryan
New School Building in Australia
photo : John Gollings

New School Building in Australia
The idea of infinite learning became the mantra. Radiating out from the library, along the length of the form, are specialist precincts and a variety of learning spaces. Each wing of the building then returns to link up, forming cloisters and the resulting plan of an infinity symbol. Being structured around two protected courtyards has enhanced the learning space’s access to light, ventilation and view.

5 Oct 2012
International Grammar School Ultimo

3 Jul 2012
Ravenswood School for Girls, Gordon, Sydney, New South Wales
Design: BVN Architecture
School for Girls Building Australia
photograph : John Gollings

School for Girls in Sydney
BVN won the 2012 Sulman Architecture Award at the Australian Institute of Architects Awards, becoming the first architecture practice to win seven Sulman awards since the award was first given eighty years ago in 1932. This latest award was given for the Mabel Fidler Building. According to the jury, ‘In its elegant planning, the sheer delight of the library space and strong sculptural presence the Mabel Fidler building expresses the aspirations of a community and is a fine model for a school of the future.’

Australian School Buildings

Major Australian School Buildings, alphabetical:

12 May 2009
Glenroy Specialist School, Melbourne, Victoria
Design: gm+ad architects
Glenroy Specialist School Building
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Glenroy Specialist School Building
“gm+ad have brought a deep commitment to ensuring that development strategies, design elements and materials used contribute to maximising the educational opportunities of the students. We believe them to be integral to us achieving the best facilities for our students.”…Glenroy Specialist School.

4 Oct 2012
Kerrie Murphy Building, Ultimo, Sydney, New South Wales
Design: Allen Jack+Cottier – Australia
Kerrie Murphy Building Sydney
photo : AJ+C

Kerrie Murphy Building – 5 Oct 2012
This school building for the International Grammar School in Ultimo, Sydney, celebrates the joy and excitement of discovery and learning for the young students, who have absolutely fallen in love with it. Michael Heenan, principal of Allen Jack+Cottier Architects has delivered an organic design to create a memorable and stimulating school building.

8 Aug 2008
Nigel Peck Centre, Melbourne, Victoria
Design: John Wardle Architects
Nigel Peck Centre Building
image from architects

Nigel Peck Centre Building
A prominent Melbourne secondary school occupies the site surrounded by important landscapes. Several historic trees along its main campus orientation preface the original bluestone Quadrangle building. Opposite its street frontage are the Domain and Royal Botanic Gardens. The brief for the building is to create a new campus entry, the school’s library facilities and supporting lecture theatre and seminar room spaces to forge a new campus heart focused on learning.

16 Dec 2008
Templestowe Park Primary School Building in Australia

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