Increasingly architects are recognising the opportunities presented by composite building materials to create striking facades, giving new dimensions to Australia’s streetscapes.
The ability to build strong structures with organic form, fluid curves and shapes is enabling innovative design of building façades and leading to new iconic landmarks.
Australian examples include:
Western Australian Institute of Sport (WAIS)
Client: Western Australian Government
Construction contractor: Esslemont Cockram Construction
Architects: Sandover Pinder Architects and dwp/suters architects
Engineers: Composites Consulting Group
Composites contractor: Swarbrick & Swarbrick