Tamworth Education Centre Student Accommodation

Design finalisation and construction of three new student accommodation blocks (total 30 beds) at the Tamworth Campus of University of Newcastle. Scope of works also included cladding replacement on Tamworth Education Centre; including demolition, scaffolding, protective sheeting and replacement cladding on the operational building.

Client: University of Newcastle
Architect: EJE Architecture
Delivery Form: Design & Construction
Location: Tamworth, NSW
Value: $8m
Completion date: 2024

Goulburn Police Academy Accommodation

The NSW Police Academy is home to the next generation of the NSW Police Force’s recruits, offering lecture theatres, simulation venues, virtual weapons training facilities, scenario villages and student amenities to help best prepare students for life on the front lines as a Police Officer.

The New Accommodation project seeks to expand the Academy’s facilities to meet its requirements now and into the future, accommodating an additional 180 students.

Key features of the development include:

  • Three apartment-style accommodation buildings with 180 units in total.
  • Internal fitout to each unit to contain single beds, wardrobes, study area and individual bathrooms.
  • Small breakout / common area to be provided to each floor.
  • Construction undertaken within the live Academy grounds while ensuring operational continuity.
  • Enhancing and modernising the Academy grounds to retain the existing student and staff capacities.
  • Improving the working and living conditions of Police staff and students.

Client: NSW Police
Architect: Hayball Architects
Delivery Form: Design & Construction
Location: NSW
Value: $24m
Completion date: October 2023

ANU SA8 Student Accommodation

The ANU SA8 project, named Yukeembruk, delivers 731 student accommodation beds with single occupant rooms in 3 buildings across 4-6 storeys. This is the University’s largest residence to date and brings the total number of on-campus beds at the ANU Acton campus to just over 6,400. The design of the complex is based on recommendations via a student survey which emphasised the importance of both indoor and outdoor communal spaces to encourage greater interaction among students.

The construction comprises of:

  • Associated resident recreation facilities, common rooms and kitchen facilities
  • Associated administration facilities
  • Dining halls
  • Bicycle parking
  • Hard and soft landscape works including recreational courtyards and outdoor BBQ areas
  • Associated community facilities including a basketball court, share way and mixed-use village green area

Client: Australian National University (ANU)
Architect: Bates Smart
Delivery Form: Design & Construction
Location: ACT
Value: $150m
Completion date: December 2022

Wee Hur Student Village – Regent St

Wee Hur Students Village Regent Street is an 18 storey tower, designed to be a high-quality managed student residence which provides for the expressed need for affordable housing for students, both domestic and international, within the vicinity of the urban campuses of central Sydney.

The Student Village Gibbons Street will feature:

  • 408 student beds spanning over 18 floors
  • 24 hour gym facilities
  • Private movie theatre
  • BBQ pits
  • Private study rooms
  • Games area
  • Common laundry room
  • Communal kitchen

Client: Wee Hur Capital
Architect: Allen Jack + Cottier
Delivery Form: Design & Construction
Location: Redfern, NSW
Value: $50m
Completion date: June 2023

Wee Hur Student Village – Gibbons St

Wee Hur Students Village Gibbons Street is an 18 storey tower, designed to be a high-quality managed student residence which provides for the expressed need for affordable housing for students, both domestic and international, within the vicinity of the urban campuses of central Sydney.

The Student Village Gibbons Street will feature:

  • 419 student beds spanning over 18 floors
  • 24 hour gym facilities
  • Private movie theatre
  • BBQ pits
  • Private study rooms
  • Games area
  • Common laundry room
  • Communal kitchen

Client: Wee Hur Capital
Architect: Allen Jack + Cottier
Delivery Form: Design & Construction
Location: Redfern, NSW
Value: $42m
Completion date: September 2022

Wee Hur Student Village – Moore St

The Moore Street Student Accommodation project will consist of a new 16 storey student village that will house 733 student residences/beds, with in room self-catering, communal recreation areas, bicycle storage and landscaping.

Client: Wee Hur Capital
Architect: Antoniades Architects
Delivery Form: Design & Construction
Location: Canberra, ACT
Value: $62m
Completion date: May 2022

IGLU Student Accommodation Redfern – Phase 2

RCC successfully delivered 265 beds during Phase 1 of the Iglu Redfern Student Accommodation development in 2018. Phase 2 delivered a new tower to accommodate 265 students in a range of studio and shared apartments located over 16 floors.

The ground floor level will include retail and commercial space to provide an active frontage to Regent Street and Marian Street. Resident communal facilities will be located on Level 1 and link to the existing communal facilities in Iglu Redfern.

Client: IGLU
Architect: Bates Smart
Delivery Form: Design and Construction
Location: Redfern, NSW
Value: $40m
Completion date: July 2021

ANU SA6 Student Accommodation

The project consists of two new 8 storey buildings, Bruce Hall and Wright Hall that feature symmetrical representation to create a singular image. The two halls are made up of 800 bed student residences incorporating two fully and self-catered dining halls, communal recreation areas, storage for 800 bicycles, and landscaping. The communal areas include study rooms, theatrette, laundry, common room, landscaped roof terraces and kitchen gardens. The project involved demolition of the existing Bruce Hall building and ground remediation prior to construction commencing.

Each building contains a dining hall located along the edges of University Avenue allowing the students to have a physical and visual connection between the respective halls. Given the historic placement of the existing Bruce Hall Dining facility, the proposed placement provides a historic link to the previous hall and the relationship of the diners to the University Avenue.

Client: Australian National University (ANU)
Architect: Nettleton Tribe
Delivery Form: Design & Construction
Location: Acton, ACT
Value: $108m
Completion date: January 2019

Regiment Student Accommodation

RCC has been engaged by the University of Sydney to redevelop the H01 Regiment Building, H02 Darlington Centre. The project involves the demolition of the current building and the construction of a new mixed use development integrating affordable student accommodation, community facilities and teaching spaces.

The new mixed use redevelopment will consist of:

  • 656 single dorm size rooms of Circa 10.1-10.3m2 min. 5% (33 rooms) shall be Accessible/Adaptable rooms Circa 13.8m2.
  • Two 2-bedroom apartments for the Deputy and Head of Hall Accommodation
  • Communal lounges, games, study and music rooms, flexi spaces and kitchen facilities.
  • Shared toilet and bathroom amenities.
  • Shared communal laundry facilities
  • Bike Storage for 175 bikes and staff end of trip facilities.
  • Teaching hub, technology hub, theatre and teaching Rooms.
  • Office space and meeting rooms for Student Accommodation support staff.

Public landscaped forecourt, private courtyards and landscaped roof terraces

Client: University of Sydney
Architect: NettletonTribe
Delivery Form: Design & Construct
Location: Darlington, NSW
Value: $73 m
Completion date: February 2019

IGLU Student Accommodation Redfern

Construction of an 18 storey, 370 bed, 134 unit student accommodation facility with communal living spaces on level 1 and retail and community space at ground floor.

The project involves the partial demolition of the existing buildings and retention of the Regent Street façade.

Client: IGLU
Architect: Bates Smart
Delivery Form: Design & Construct
Location: Redfern, NSW
Value: $47m
Completion date: December 2017