More than just a workspace, the RMIT University School of Global Urban and Social Studies design outcome offers a sense of place for its occupants as much as it does for the student cohort. It has created a strong grounding for its identity, seen from the inside and outside world.
Developing a paradigm around main street, nodes and neighbourhood enabled both an organisational mechanism as well as a scalable approach to assist in the engagement with each of the schools (sometimes disparate) user groups.
Utilising an urban design context as a design narrative was key to unlocking the spatial challenges of a vast and deep floor plan presented to the design.
The project involved crafting an authentic space employing natural materials honestly whilst providing spaces of equity and agility delivering a future flexibility.
Building 8, Melbourne, VIC
Architectural Services, Interior Design