Barwon Water Depot

The Brief

Select were engaged to design and deliver a building that consolidated and combined various departments under the one roof. Signifying a united and communal company culture adjacent the heritage aqueduct.


Project Description

Select Architects designed, obtained Town Planning Approval and documented the new Barwon Water Depot office through to construction.
The departments included staff amenities, a large lunch room, an open plan office along with smaller meeting rooms, specialty services and a drive through storage/ workshop facility. A bike storage facility and large parking area for fleet trucks were both incorporated into the design for daily use at the depot office.
The lunchroom looks out to the heritage-listed aqueduct, designed by engineer E.G Stone and erected from 1913-1915. It would appear to be the only one of its kind in Australia in terms of its length and the use of the considered construction technique.


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