Ireland Brown Construction | Thomas Carr College, Performing Arts Centre, Gymnasium and Administration Building

Thomas Carr College, Performing Arts Centre, Gymnasium and Administration Building

Project Name
Thomas Carr College - Performing Arts Centre, Gymnasium and Administration Building
Client
Thomas Carr College
Superintendent
Smith & Tracey Architects
Project Value
$8.6M
Project Time Frame
April 2016 - May 2017

This exciting development consists of three main buildings/work areas as designated below to be performed at the existing school site at 35 Thomas Carr Drive, Tarneit.

Performing Arts Centre – Construction of a new state of the art Performing Arts Centre connected to the existing Gymnasium which includes:

  • Auditorium to seat 500 people including all of the latest technical production equipment for sound and lighting
  • Additional performance/practice  spaces for both drama and music
  • Drama rooms and backstage facilities
  • Soundproofed music and band rooms and recording studio
  • Staff office spaces and amenities
  • Extensive architectural finishes feature throughout the building including acoustic wall paneling, timber look wall paper, and laminated wall and ceiling panels.

 

Gymnasium - Extension of the current Gymnasium to double the size of the existing building to include:

  • 2 full size basketball courts
  • Retractable spectator seating
  • New weights room
  • New physical education classroom
  • Updated sound and lighting  including new motorised scoreboards
  • Update of existing amenities

Administration Building - Full strip out, refurbishment and extension to the current Administration block over two levels including:

  • New Reception, Waiting Area and Interview Rooms
  • Board Room and Meeting Rooms
  • A mixture of enclosed and open plan office spaces
  • Updated staff amenities, lounge area and kitchen facilities