09 - 10 April, 2019 | Novotel Sydney Central, Sydney, Australia
James Grose, Principal at BVN Architects

James Grose

BVN Architects

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Conference Day Two: Wednesday, 10 April 2019

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

9:30 AM CASE STUDY: Synergy, Black Rock Mountain Project: Achieving LEED Gold Star Standards in Sustainability Architecture

Synergy is the new building for CSIRO at the Black Mountain Campus in Canberra. Designed to coalesce the often contrary requirements of laboratories and workspaces - transparency, collaboration and framing a community were the drivers for creating an internal environment that facilitates a more connected and networked research community.

Consequently the scientific workplace is redefined and a highly imagamatic external architecture is created resulting in a bespoke functional workplace and an expression derived from the rich Australian landscape surrounding it.

An issue universally addressed by research organisations across Australia is the attraction of both local and international talent and increasingly architecture, workplace design and places of integration are vehicles for projecting the internationalism of contemporary Australian research facilities