Project Description

Location: Docklands, Victoria
Client: Kangan Batman TAFE
Architect: Lyons Architects
Ratings: 5 Star Green Star Education v1.0
Size: 4,000 sqm
Value: $16 million

This 4,000 sqm development is the first educational facility in Australia to achieve a 5 Star Green Star rating.

This multi award winning state-of-the-art building comprises unique innovative sustainable features including BATISO active mass cooling, night sky cooling system, chilled beams, thermal chimneys and natural ventilation.

The building’s ventilation and air conditioning systems energy demand is 68% less than for a traditionally designed building.


Australian Institute of Architects

2007 Victorian Architecture Awards
Award for Sustainable Architecture and a Public Architecture

Public Sector Award

Premier’s Sustainability Awards 2007

United Nations Association of Australia

2005 World Environment Day Awards 2005 – Special Commendation