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Stockland Hervey Bay

Study Predicts Cool Roof Energy Savings Underestimated

To explore just how much the inclusion of micro-climate effects in energy modelling can impact predicted cool roof energy savings, BlueScope and Stockland initiated a modelling study to account for above roof micro heating using a Stockland shopping centre's 15,000 square-metre roof as a reference case.
Project  |  Retail
Overarching the entire project are huge spans of LYSAGHT SPANDEK HI-TEN® profile roofing made from ZINCALUME® steel and COLORBOND® steel, in the colour Shale Grey™.

Dalyellup College

Wound around existing trees and sporting an overarching steel roof befitting of its semi-rural location, Dalyellup College reflects the essence of its environment. It’s an achievement of which David Gulland, principal of Hassell, is most proud.
Project  |  Education
Fitzgibbon Community Centre uses cladding made from BlueScope XLERPLATE® weathering steel and roofing made from LYSAGHT LONGLINE 305® in ZINCALUME® steel.

Fitzgibbon Community Centre

Using weathering steel to reference the site’s former role as a dumping ground, Richard Kirk Architects’ sculptural response for a new community space asserts the importance of place and poetry of raw materials.
Project  |  Community Buildings
Curved light steel purlins made from GALVASPAN® steel create the Velodrome's distinctive shell-shaped roof structure. It is covered by ZINCALUME® zinc/aluminium alloy coated steel rollformed into Lysaght LONGLINE 305 sheeting in specifically tapered lengths of more than 24 metres.

Dunc Grey Velodrome, Sydney

The track cycling venue for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games won a national award for Sustainable Architecture in 2001 for its environmental efficiency.
Project  |  Community Buildings
Far more than an esoteric gesture, the wide bladed roof performs as a broad-rimmed Akubra sheltering occupants from sun and storm.

The GAP Residence

Architect Ralph Bailey’s design for his own residence ripples with ideas absorbed from its rainforest surrounds, the traditional corrugated steel Queenslander and ancient thermal chimneys.
Project  |  Housing
The ‘Twistie’ roofline tilts upwards in line with the hill behind the house, allowing southern light to flood the living space.

Bastian Townhouse

Troppo Architects has reinvented an old Adelaide brick home using a lightweight steel solution to add an upstairs ‘townhouse’ which captures spectacular views.
Completed February 2010, SA
Project  |  Housing
An arresting addition to a suburban Perth house sits comfortably alongside its neighbours, thanks to Adrian Iredale's 'archaeological" approach and sympathetic material selection.

Swan Street House

Iredale Pedersen Hook has taken an ‘archaeological’ approach and selected sympathetic materials to make an arresting addition to a suburban Perth house
Completed April 2008, WA
Project  |  Housing
The wall features variously placed Stramit Corrugated panels made from COLORBOND® Metallic steel in the colours Citi®, Conservatory®, Cortex®, Facade® and Skybridge®.

Hinkler Hall of Aviation

Taking cues from the local landscape of pioneer aviator Bert Hinkler’s birthplace, the overlapping cladding of the Hinkler Hall of Aviation subtly references the bi-plane he flew from London to Darwin in 1928.
Project  |  Factories Warehouses