Dr Chau Chak Wing Building Sydney

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Dr Chau Chak Wing Building

UTS Project, Sydney, New South Wales – design by Gehry Partners LLP

4 Feb 2015

Dr Chau Chak Wing Building Sydney

UTS Business School by Frank Gehry

Design: Gehry Partners LLP with architect Daryl Jackson Robin Dyke (Australia)

Dr Chau Chak Wing Building interior
photograph : Andrew Worssam

Photos below all by Andrew Worssam

Dr Chau Chak Wing Building (CB08)
UTS Business School

SUSTAINABLE DESIGN FEATURES

 Awarded a 5 Star Green Star Design rating Certified by the Green Building Council of Australia.

 Natural daylighting provided through glasspanelled curtain wall.

 High performance glazing; insulated doubleglazed curtain wall with solar control & low emissivity coatings.

 Adjustable blinds minimise glare.

 Locally-sourced bricks; durable & low maintenance.

 Energy efficient building services, including zero water use air-cooled chillers, air handling units & fan coil units with Carbon Dioxide & Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) sensors, timers & individual controls.

 Energy efficient LED & T5 lighting, zoning & controls.

 Energy efficient external lighting with daylight sensors.

Dr Chau Chak Wing Building interior

 Highly visible internal staircases function as “bump space” to connect people, reduce lift energy use & improve health & wellbeing.

 Energy & water sub-meters connected to campus-wide Energy Management System.

 Real-time sustainability performance data linked to digital screens in public areas.

 Bottle water refill stations on every floor.

 Water efficient fixtures e.g. toilets, hand basin taps, waterless urinals.

 Rainwater capture, treatment & re-use to supply the building’s toilets & landscaping.

 Capture, treatment & re-use of fire system test & maintenance drain-down water.

 Improved Indoor Environment Quality through selection of materials, furniture, flooring, paints, adhesives & sealants & carpet with zero or low VOCs & use of composite wood products with zero or low formaldehyde content.

Dr Chau Chak Wing Building interior

 Low environmental impact flooring, joinery & loose furniture.

 Timber re-used, recycled or from certified sustainable sources; e.g. Radiata Pine glu-lam beams from New Zealand, Victorian ash stairway & Hoop Pine joinery.

 Steel sourced from environmentally responsible steel manufacturers.

 Green concrete; a proportion of cement substituted with flyash (a waste product from power stations).

 Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) products avoided where possible.

 Zero Ozone Depleting Potential refrigerants & insulants.

Dr Chau Chak Wing Building interior

 Flexible, adaptable space design for “futureproofing” the building.

 Recyclable waste storage space & Hungry
Giant polystyrene compactor.

 98% of construction waste recycled.

 60% of car spaces allocated for small, fuelefficient cars.

 End Of Trip facilities in basement; 160 secure, undercover bicycle spaces, 9 showers, 112 lockers & change facilities.

Dr Chau Chak Wing Building interior

PROJECT TEAM

OWNER + PROJECT MANAGER: University of Technology, Sydney

ARCHITECT: Gehry Partners (design architect)
Daryl Jackson Robin Dyke (executive architect)

ESD / GREEN STAR + MECHANICAL + ELECTRICAL + HYDRAULICS + FIRE: AECOM

STRUCTURAL + CIVIL: Arup

CONTRACTOR: Lend Lease

Dr Chau Chak Wing Building interior

FACTS

SIZE:
Gross Floor Area 18,413m²
Useable Floor Area 15,500m²
14 levels basement + 11 floors + plant + roof

COST:
Project cost $180M
Construction cost per m² $6,517

DATES:
Start date November 2011
Early works completion November 2012
Main works completion November 2014
Official opening 2nd February 2015

Dr Chau Chak Wing Building interior

4 Feb 2015

Dr Chau Chak Wing Building in Sydney

UTS delivers a business school for future captains of industry

Design: Gehry Partners LLP with architect Daryl Jackson Robin Dyke (Australia)

The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, Sir Peter Cosgrove, opened Sydney’s newest architectural landmark – the Dr Chau Chak Wing Building at the University of Technology Sydney on 2nd February 2015.

Dr Chau Chak Wing Building
photograph : Andrew Worssam

Dr Chau Chak Wing Building

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Frank Gehry

Dr Chau Chak Wing Building Sydney Book, from concept to completion – released Nov 2015

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