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Long Street Primary School Sports Hall

Long Street Primary School Sports Hall, Whyalla, SA
project details
Location:
Whyalla, SA
Client:
Department of Transport, Energy & Infrastructure
Contract Value:
$1.84M
Completion Date:
5th November 2010
Referees:
Darren Park, Hardy Milazzo Architects

Part of the Building Education Revolution program this is a sports hall that has been slightly modified to suit the clients particular requirements of additional toilet facilities to suit this school.

A multipurpose, single storey activity hall, this project includes large scale evaporative air conditioning to provide comfort conditions for the students in Whyalla which can experience temperature in excess of 40C regularly through the summer months.

The activity hall is approximately 600mm2, with a ceiling height of 5.5m. It is fitted with sports flooring and equipment and court markings for netball, basketball, badminton and volley ball. Whilst the lower walls are masonry, the upper walls are clad with perforated metal backed with acoustic insulation, ensuring good, giving an acoustic performance free of reverberation.

The hall has also been constructed with option of using it as the major assembly area for the school with AV & PA systems integrated in the design.

The outcome was a multi purpose activity hall that suited all the requirements of the students and school staff.