Client: University of Newcastle
Architect: Denton Corker Marshall
Delivery Form: DD&C
Location: Callaghan, NSW
Value: $29.5m
Completion date: September 2020

The University of Newcastle Bio Resources Building is located on the university’s Callaghan campus and will consist of a 2-storey, 3,500 square metre holding and procedure facility. Specifically, the project will involve:

  • Fixed and loose laboratory and office equipment to allow the space to respond to the changing needs and future technologies
  • Different zones to cater for low, intermediate and high-barrier procedures
  • The ability to expand and contract zones depending on research needs
  • PC2 holding and procedure facilities
  • Administration space and meeting room
  • Capacity for up to 16 sample freezers
  • Space to accommodate up to 4,400 cages for mice and rats
  • Quarantine facilities
  • Secure loading dock and supply storage