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Client: Australian National University (ANU)
Architect: Bates Smart
Delivery Form: Design and Construct
Location: ACT
Value: $146M
Completion date: December 2020

The ANU SA8 project consists of 1031 student accommodation beds with single occupant rooms in 8 buildings across 5-8 storeys. 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 and families.

The construction will comprise of:

  • 32 self-contained units
  • 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 roof terraces
  • Associated community facilities including cafe, gym, share way and mixed-use hardstand area