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Grieve Gillett Andersen is an award-winning multidisciplinary architecture, interior design, heritage and urban design practice based in Adelaide, South Australia.

 

Our work ranges from education and health facilities, public buildings and urban spaces, commercial, hospitality and retail developments and interiors, heritage conservation and adaptive reuse, transport and infrastructure, performing and visual arts venues, and residential projects, including new buildings, alterations & additions, infill and multiple residential projects.

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BASIL HETZEL BUILDING

PROJECT DETAILS

Client: University of South Australia

Location: Adelaide, SA

Budget: $25 million

Completion: 2005

 

Team

Paul Gillett

Steve Grieve

Nicolette Di Lernia

The Health Sciences Building at the University of South Australia provides state-of-the-art facilities for health sciences training. Its architecture represents the vision of the University as a progressive, technology driven institution.

 

The building accommodates teaching and research laboratories, a ‘model pharmacy’, a 400 seat lecture theatre and ancillary laboratory facilities. The building incorporates red brick elements found within the surrounding context, but also presents a aluminium framed glass wall to the street, reflecting the purpose of the building - a high-tech teaching and research facility. The glazed façade also enlivens the streetscape, allowing views into the building and exhibiting the activities undertaken inside.

 

A plaza has also been developed at mid-level, linking the currently disparate levels of the Campus and providing a central student meeting space. The plaza acts as the orientation and activity hub of the Campus and provide much-needed space for the activities of student life at university.