Project Description

Location: Nathan Campus, Queensland
Client: Griffith University
Architect: Cox Rayner
Ratings: 5 Star Green Star Education v1.0
Value: $40 million

The $40 million Sir Samuel Griffith Building is aiming to be Australia’s first zero-emission and self-powering teaching and research building.

Incorporating building integrated photovoltaic shading systems, fuel cell and hydrogen storage systems, this Green Star Education v1 registered building, completed in 2013, will integrate business, engineering and environmental science disciplines around the concept of sustainability.

Umow Lai is providing specialist sustainability consultancy services for the project’s Green Star and Off-Grid Net Zero Energy modelling requirements.