Western Building, University of Wollongong


Design & construction of a 10,707m2 University Teaching Space for the University of Wollongong. The project will accommodate the diverse functions of The Arts English & Media (TAEM) school & the Health & Society (HAS) school & School of Geography & Sustainable Communities (SGSC) into a collaborative & engaging hub that will support the ambitions of the next generation of research & learning to create Social Sciences (SOC) & Law, Humanities & Arts (LHA)

The new Arts & Social Sciences building will consist of:

  • 4 storey building across 2 wings;
  • 2 theatre spaces, rehearsal room, music studios & video production rooms;
  • Administration & staff office areas;
  • Collaborative learning spaces & outdoor learning spaces;
  • Ergonomics & WHS labs & digital & simulation labs; and
  • 13 bicycle spaces, 64 bicycle lockers & 4 end-of-trip facilities.

Client: University of Wollongong
Architect: Hassell
Delivery Form: D&C
Location: Wollongong, NSW
Value: $62m
Completion date: April 2020