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Redlands Preparatory School Redevelopment

  • Sector
    Education
  • Client
    Redlands School
  • Date Completed
    April 2011
  • Budget
    $9.2 million

“GWA listened to the client, resulting in a built form that manifested the desired vision of creating a de-institutionalised school building that fosters a strong sense of community… since moving into the new premises, the response has been overwhelmingly positive and everyone loves their new home.” – Dr. Peter Lennox, Principal

This project comprised of a new two storey building, multi-purpose hall, canteen, and recreation areas including a grassed field and multi-purpose hard courts.

The courtyard is an integrated communal meeting and play area and informal teaching area, promoting a close family-oriented community and connection to the outside.

The new building uses a simple concrete structural system with large open plan classrooms and operable walls for reconfiguration. The glass facades optimise natural daylight, cross-ventilation and visibility for staff supervision. The screened verandah provides shade, privacy and a safe enclosure for children.